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Adoption of New Technology by
Mexican State University Libraries
Technology and Academic Libraries in Developing Nations
A...
• University libraries overview
• State university libraries
• Technology adoption
• Opportunities to use technology
Topics
Demographics - Mexico
• 14th in geographical size
• 7th in exports
• 3rd trade partner of the US
• Largest Spanish-speakin...
Higher Education Institutions
• Total = 2,895
• Private = 1,786 (33% student population)
• Public = 1,109 (67% student pop...
Library Statistics
Type Centers Volumes
School 4,689 17,162,907
Academic *3,000 16,422,598
Special *500 2,576,889
Public 7...
Library Education
• Nine library and information science schools
• 7 Undergraduate
• 4 Master’s programs
• 1 Ph.D
• Two di...
State Universities by Enrollment Size
Average student population by
university size
• 36 cases
• State University Libraries / excluded Mexico City
• The largest and best equiped
• Attend the largest number ...
Library Management Systems
Survey – FIRST Component
Library Management Systems
Computer for Users /
Computer Staff
Survey – SECOND Component
Computers for Library Users
University
Size
Average Computer
number for library
users
Average
student
population*
Average
...
Computer and Technology Staff
University
Size
Average
student
population*
Average number of
personnel appointed
to serve c...
Virtual Library Software
Survey – THIRD Component
Virtual Reference Software
Virtual Reference Software
Use of Search Engines
Search Engines
Search Engine Software
Use of Library Management Software
Use of digital document repositories
Digital Document Repositories
Social Network Tools
Survey – FOURTH Component
Social Networks Tools
Social Networks Tools Use by University size
Social Network Tool %
University Size Small Medium Large
Listservs 0.00 33.00...
• State university libraries are slow in adopting
technology
• There is a great opportunity for technology
training
• Budg...
References
Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior,
ANUIES. (2008). Estadísticas de la ...
Sanz Menéndez, L. (2003). Análisis de redes sociales: o cómo representar las
estructuras sociales subyacentes. Apuntes de ...
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  1. 1. Adoption of New Technology by Mexican State University Libraries Technology and Academic Libraries in Developing Nations ACRL / ALA Annual Conference Washington, DC, USA June 26, 2010 - Saturday 10:30 – 12:00 Jesús Lau Javier Tarango jlau@uv.mx / jtarango@uach.mx www.jesuslau.com Director, USBI VER Library / Coordinator, Virtual UV Library Universidad Veracruzana / DGB Veracruz, México
  2. 2. • University libraries overview • State university libraries • Technology adoption • Opportunities to use technology Topics
  3. 3. Demographics - Mexico • 14th in geographical size • 7th in exports • 3rd trade partner of the US • Largest Spanish-speaking country • 2nd economy in Latin America / 14th in the world • A middle income country • Literacy 90% • Ranks with some of the best libraries in Latin America
  4. 4. Higher Education Institutions • Total = 2,895 • Private = 1,786 (33% student population) • Public = 1,109 (67% student population) – State universities – Technological institutes – Technological universities – Polytechnic universities – Teaching institutions
  5. 5. Library Statistics Type Centers Volumes School 4,689 17,162,907 Academic *3,000 16,422,598 Special *500 2,576,889 Public 7,211 27,067,572 National 1 1,250,000 Others 5 449,160 Total 15,406 64,179,126
  6. 6. Library Education • Nine library and information science schools • 7 Undergraduate • 4 Master’s programs • 1 Ph.D • Two distance programs (One is web-based) • Two Archive study programs • About 4,000 library graduates
  7. 7. State Universities by Enrollment Size
  8. 8. Average student population by university size
  9. 9. • 36 cases • State University Libraries / excluded Mexico City • The largest and best equiped • Attend the largest number of students • Survey: 11 questions • Four technology components: – Management software – Virtual information services – Computers for users – Social network tools Survey
  10. 10. Library Management Systems Survey – FIRST Component
  11. 11. Library Management Systems
  12. 12. Computer for Users / Computer Staff Survey – SECOND Component
  13. 13. Computers for Library Users University Size Average Computer number for library users Average student population* Average students per computer Small 166 8,338 50.22 Medium 105 23,481 223.62 Large 591 55,948 94.44 *Numbers provided by ANUIES (2002), ANUIES (2008)
  14. 14. Computer and Technology Staff University Size Average student population* Average number of personnel appointed to serve computer and technology needs Average student population by computer and technology staff Small 8,338 4,07 2,048 Medium 23,481 3,33 7,044 Large 55,948 6,66 5,391 *Numbers provided by ANUIES (2002), ANUIES (2008)
  15. 15. Virtual Library Software Survey – THIRD Component
  16. 16. Virtual Reference Software
  17. 17. Virtual Reference Software
  18. 18. Use of Search Engines
  19. 19. Search Engines
  20. 20. Search Engine Software
  21. 21. Use of Library Management Software
  22. 22. Use of digital document repositories
  23. 23. Digital Document Repositories
  24. 24. Social Network Tools Survey – FOURTH Component
  25. 25. Social Networks Tools
  26. 26. Social Networks Tools Use by University size Social Network Tool % University Size Small Medium Large Listservs 0.00 33.00 8.00 Twitter 0.00 13.33 8.00 Blog 40.00 13.33 27.00 Facebook 20.00 27.00 16.00 Youtube 0.00 0.00 8.00 Flickr 0.00 0.00 8.00 Wiki 27.00 0.00 16.00 Discussion Forums 27.00 13.33 8.00
  27. 27. • State university libraries are slow in adopting technology • There is a great opportunity for technology training • Budget can be a problem • Challenges: – Hire professional librarians – increase directors retention rate – reduce staff union decision power Conclusions
  28. 28. References Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior, ANUIES. (2008). Estadísticas de la Educación Superior. (En Línea) Fecha de consulta: Abril, 1, 2010 En: http://www.anuies.mx/servicios/e_educacion/index2.php Attewell, J. (2005). Mobile technologies and learning: A technology update and m- learning project summary, Technology Enhanced Learning Research Centre, Learning and Skills Development Agency. (Online). Retrieved, April 1, 2010 from http://www.lsda.org.uk/files/PDF/041923RS.pdf Consejo Nacional para Asuntos Bibliotecarios de las Instituciones de Educación Superior, CONPAB-IES (2005). Normas para bibliotecas de instituciones de educación superior e investigación. Guadalajara, México: CONPAB-IES. Lau, J. (2009). Mexican libraries, archives and museums: a snapshot. In: Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, New York: Marcel Dekker. Sanz Menéndez, L. (2003). Análisis de redes sociales: o cómo representar las estructuras sociales subyacentes. Apuntes de Ciencia y Tecnología, Nº 7, junio, pp. 21-29.
  29. 29. Sanz Menéndez, L. (2003). Análisis de redes sociales: o cómo representar las estructuras sociales subyacentes. Apuntes de Ciencia y Tecnología, Nº 7, junio, pp. 21-29. World Trade Organization. International trade statistics 2009. Retrieved June 25, 2010 from http://www.wto.org/spanish/res_s/statis_s/its2009_s/its09_world_trade_dev_s.pdf References

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