Librarian Katherine Case at the Pack Memorial Library Bookmobile in Asheville, NC. Circa late 1940s – early 1950shttp://ashevilleandbuncombecounty.blogspot.com/2010/10/pack-memorial-library-bookmobile.html.
ENGAGEMENT THROUGH TECHNOLOGY Our new and improvedProblem Solving Toolbox! Interconnected with theexperiences and needs ofmodern communities More opportunities toconnect, serve, andpromote growthaccording toindividualized needs
ENGAGEMENT = CONNECTIONS Connecting withmembers in their ownphysical and digitalspaces Creating relationshipswithmembers, partners, andcolleagues Interacting to serveneeds and facilitatediscussion
CONNECTING THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA Creating Relationships Raising Awareness Starting Conversations Staying Informed Sharing Experience Promoting Literacies Encouraging Learning Creating Content Empowering members
I’VE GOT AN IDEA!!! Hey! Let’s use Tumblr! What can we use it for? What kinds of things can wepost? How do to get people tofollow us? How do we get the buy infrom the boss? College age patrons are notusing the library much. We want more feedbackand interaction with collegeage patrons. What do we want to get outof this interaction? What available tools canhelp us get to that place? Will these toolsscale, adapt, and provideroom for growth? Hey, Let’s Use Tumblr!
LEVERAGING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ENGAGEMENT What kind of engagement arewe looking for? Who are we engaging with? What measurable goals can weset for this engagement? Which tools help createsustainable and evolvingengagement? What tools should we use toreach these goals?ProblemGoalSolution
CONNECTIONS THROUGH COMMUNITY PRESENCE We can only connect bybeing there. Technology gives uschances to be present inthe community. Presence in the VirtualSpace Presence in the PhysicalSpace http://bit.ly/12Q4FVY
… AND THEN THERE’S MOBILE.Penn State “Ask Cart” http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/berks/about/the_ask_cart_with.html
BRINGING LIBRARY SERVICES INTO THE COMMUNITYPoppy Johnson, Floyd Memorial Library http://bit.ly/Z9xYVI
ISN’T THAT OUTREACH? Going out to bring membersin Services promoted incommunity Brief interactions Usually independent oftechnologyHaving new members fill outpaperwork to get a card Going out to engagemembers there Services provided in thecommunity In-depth interactions Often technology dependentUsing online self-registration toissue a card on the spotOutreach Embedded Services
Audrey Barbakoff presents “Ferry Tales” on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle commuter ferry. Photo courtesy Kitsap Regional Library, WA
Kokomo-Howard County Public Library Mall Reference Service http://on.fb.me/14OyoCh
San Francisco Public Library – Sidewalk “Pop-Up” Library http://bit.ly/13Sm2cFPhoto Courtesy Glen Ellyn Public Libraryhttp://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130424/news/704249938/photos/AR/
Ambulance Riding Librarian, Indianapolis http://www.ambulanceridinglibrarian.com/
http://bit.ly/Zn7sBvTECHNOLOGY TAKING THE LIBRARY…
… OUT OF THE LIBRARY.Leeward Community College – University of Hawaiihttp://bit.ly/12IATWpFree Library of Philadelphia –Train Station Virtual Library http://bit.ly/ZFY2biWarwickshire Library Bookmobile – London, England http://bit.ly/10Mh0YU
Christian Zabriskie, Queens Library http://on.fb.me/Z2rEJzI have long contended that a room full of books is simply acloset but that an empty room with a librarian in it is a library.R. David Lankes, The Atlas of New Librarianship
LIBRARYBOX: DISTRIBUTING DIGITAL CONTENTPhoto Courtesy http://mentalfloss.com/article/49458/sxsw-these-days-libraries-are-about-more-just-booksLibraryBox: http://jasongriffey.net/librarybox/
WHERE CAN YOU SNEAK THIS LITTLE GUY?Site Requirements: Waterproof Accessible Power Source Owner’s Permissionhttp://hackeducation.com/2012/05/16/librarybox/
THE ERA OF THE LEARNERGarry Golden, Futurist www.garrygolden.netEra ofApprenticeship• Learningdefined byindividual“masters”Era of Institution• Learningdefined byschools andacademicnormsEra of Learner• Learningdefined by alearner’spersonalneeds andexperience
NEW LEARNING MODELS AND PLATFORMS The Web as a platform forLifelong Learning Big Changes! Big Questions! What motivates us to learn? What models are available tofacilitate learning? How we think about digitalliteracies?http://www.seangrainger.com/2013/02/some-answers-need-questions.html
WEB AS PLATFORM FOR LEARNING MEDIA Self-paced Personalized Mastery-oriented Interactive Multimedia Short tasks Skill building Rewards, rankings, points,mini-credentials Progress trackinghttps://www.khanacademy.org/aboutKhan Academy is an organization on a mission. Were a not-for-profitwith the goal of changing education for the better by providing a freeworld-class education for anyone anywhere.