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Technology Trends in Libraries & the Emerging Generation

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Technology has changed the face of libraries, and is continuing to change how we work and how we deliver services to our younger customers and their parents. This presentation introduces emerging technology trends and needs of children and teens, and how those trends can help re-shape library services. Examples of how to incorporate these trends into libraries are provided.

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Technology Trends in Libraries & the Emerging Generation

  1. 1. Tech Trendsin Libraries Emerging Generation david lee king | davidleeking.com | tscpl.org & the
  2. 2. flickr.com/photos/courosa/5536534612/ this is our world now
  3. 3. who am i?
  4. 4. mad tech skillz
  5. 5. dad of 3 teenz
  6. 6. lol rofl srsly??
  7. 7. the kiddos
  8. 8. #1 iphone, always
  9. 9. #2 iPod Touch Android phone iPad at school media labs creative software
  10. 10. #3 iPod Touch Computers games
  11. 11. busted...
  12. 12. 7 geek trends for teens & kids
  13. 13. internet access 1. flickr.com/photos/vblibrary/8465390209/ #1. 95% of teens are online
  14. 14. flickr.com/photos/bondidwhat/2040681148/ #2. devices
  15. 15. mobile 78% of teens have cellphones
  16. 16. mobile 37% of teens have smartphones
  17. 17. cell mostly 23% are “cell mostly” web users
  18. 18. flickr.com/photos/vancouverpubliclibrary/7110333135/ 23% of teens have a tablet
  19. 19. 93% have access to a PC at home
  20. 20. need to connect flickr.com/photos/vancouverpubliclibrary/6964260072/ #3. social media is HUGE for them
  21. 21. #4. curated identities flickr.com/photos/nicmcphee/2756494307/ heavily self edit, delete, remove friends, etc.
  22. 22. personalized learning flickr.com/photos/superkimbo/3121816803/ #5.
  23. 23. #6. DIYflickr.com/photos/exploratorium/7024547121/
  24. 24. gaming #7. darien library 80% own a gaming console
  25. 25. bonus level! teens are not tech predictors
  26. 26. typical teen flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/8006550506/ - on the web every day - 50-100 texts a day - 1-5 calls - has a phone, maybe a smartphone - might own a tablet - games - has home computer - loves (& edits) social media
  27. 27. flickr.com/photos/jorislouwes/6871102931/ online 95%
  28. 28. biggest change is mobile revolution flickr.com/photos/mac_users_guide/3680455554/
  29. 29. typical teen’s little sister flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/6660144193/ - also online - plays games on a tablet - uses parent’s smartphones - uses PCs at school
  30. 30. ideas for libraries
  31. 31. online firstflickr.com/photos/srharris/4800030571/
  32. 32. flickr.com/photos/apnk/5325376256/ in the library mobile
  33. 33. awesome!
  34. 34. flickr.com/photos/kenleyneufeld/2992510476/
  35. 35. be mobile outside the library flickr.com/photos/christchurchcitylibraries/4969432728/ outside the library mobile
  36. 36. text-based interaction flickr.com/photos/orangegreenblue/9570626046/
  37. 37. guided creativityflickr.com/photos/jsyk/3860004432/
  38. 38. flickr.com/photos/gvpl/8686058331/ book spine poetry
  39. 39. guided video projects
  40. 40. flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/6659991369/ use iPads for creative stuff
  41. 41. teen tech week flickr.com/photos/libraryloft/8597954822/ teen tech week!
  42. 42. makerspaces & media labs flickr.com/photos/acplinfo/13087655765/
  43. 43. tablets flickr.com/photos/rcpl/9721450314/
  44. 44. shareable screens flickr.com/photos/lbpl/6479283619/
  45. 45. flickr.com/photos/vblibrary/8465390293/
  46. 46. gaming flickr.com/photos/cpls/12122699454/ change it if you haven’t for 5 years!
  47. 47. flickr.com/photos/joeshlabotnik/11959321886/ game this way, too
  48. 48. flickr.com/photos/sonyanews/11785998173/
  49. 49. flickr.com/photos/warrennewportpubliclibrary/10295790716/ have fun with apps
  50. 50. flickr.com/photos/jsyk/13293292274/
  51. 51. media games librarybookface.tumblr.com/image/10050457563 i.e., book facing
  52. 52. flickr.com/photos/botgirlq/7128687321/
  53. 53. active social media
  54. 54. partner with schools
  55. 55. flickr.com/photos/williamhook/2430893175/ what’s next?
  56. 56. prac- tice!
  57. 57. know your audi- ence
  58. 58. use the tools
  59. 59. no fear!
  60. 60. davidleeking.com Thank You!

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