Waxing and Waning: Tech Trends for the Library Landscape

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A presentation to the October, 2009 Iowa Library Association conference.

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Waxing and Waning: Tech Trends for the Library Landscape

  1. 1. Waxing and Waning: Tech Trends for the Library Landscape Karen G. Schneider October, 2009 http://www.geekologie.com/2007/06/24-week/
  2. 7. waxing: the quest for narrative
  3. 8. “ Speak with a human voice.” — Michael Stephens
  4. 9. With the aim of improving our service and our efficiency, the circulation area at the Main Library will be remodeled for better patron accessibility and oriented toward increased self-checkout options . To this end we’re adding two more self-checkout stations, for a total of four. … We’ll have the same number of circulation clerks …
  5. 11. waning…
  6. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/1924719853/sizes/l/
  7. 13. embrace the “yes”
  8. 14. http://flickr.com/photos/yarmando/236030044/sizes/o/
  9. 15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dickinsonlibrary/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/dickinsonlibrary/
  10. 16. allowed
  11. 17. welcome
  12. 18. permitted
  13. 19. encouraged
  14. 20. not here
  15. 21. in this zone
  16. 22. waxing: ubiquitous informal engagement
  17. 23. Embrace the blur
  18. 24. waxing: informal leadership
  19. 25. accept difference http://citegeist.com/
  20. 26. waxing & waning: traditional circ
  21. 27. waning: paper
  22. 29. waning: just-in-case reference
  23. 30. waxing: centralized mass storage
  24. 31. waxing: resource-sharing
  25. 32. yield ownership to access www.flickr.com/photos/brooklyn_museum/2785069966/in/set-72157606873382962 /
  26. 33. waning: the locally-installed catalog
  27. 34. rethink staffing and workflows
  28. 35. waxing: cloud-based applications
  29. 36. brace for cloud-based disasters
  30. 37. waxing: cloud catalogs
  31. 38. question the duplicate-record model
  32. 39. waxing:
  33. 40. be open to open
  34. 41. waxing: pretty-good, unified discovery
  35. 42. think like it’s 1877
  36. 43. & think like it’s 1963
  37. 44. waxing: ubiquitous computing
  38. 45. embrace the mesh
  39. 46. waxing: the library as destination
  40. 49. http://flickr.com/photos/tracy_the_astonishing /
  41. 50. waxing: the experience library
  42. 67. opportunities wax in hard times
  43. 68. http://www.flickr.com/photos/curtisrogers/498113917/
  44. 69. http://images.library.uiuc.edu:8081/u?/koopman,346
  45. 70. plan a controlled burn http://www.fws.gov/northeast/patuxent/fire.html
  46. 71. what’s your narrative? where are you waxing and waning? how will you embrace “yes”?
  47. 72. you are welcome to remix and reuse these slides. attribution appreciated. thanks! [email_address]

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