Open Discussion: Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative Tanner Wray, University of Maryland Libraries Beth Posner, Mina Re...
Trends & Users Needs <ul><li>What trends do you see that will have a significant impact on resource sharing and other libr...
Barriers <ul><li>What are some of the barriers that libraries must overcome to move from a library-centric to a more user-...
Solutions <ul><li>What solutions has your library adopted in order to overcome barriers? </li></ul><ul><li>What steps coul...
What Will You Do? <ul><li>Identify 1-2 steps  you  can take to help move your library toward user-centered resource sharin...
What Will You Do? <ul><li>Identify Ways to Reduce Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Better Understand Our Users’ Needs </li></ul>...
Contact Us <ul><li>Tanner Wray, MLS, AHIP    Beth Posner  </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Public Services    Head of Interli...
<ul><li>Rethinking Resource Sharing Inspiring Librarians </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering People </li></ul><ul><li>http://www....
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Open Discussion: Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative

  1. 1. Open Discussion: Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative Tanner Wray, University of Maryland Libraries Beth Posner, Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center NELINET Annual Resource Sharing Spring Meeting New London, NH June 6, 2008
  2. 2. Trends & Users Needs <ul><li>What trends do you see that will have a significant impact on resource sharing and other library services in the next few years? </li></ul><ul><li>What can libraries do to better understand our user’s needs? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Barriers <ul><li>What are some of the barriers that libraries must overcome to move from a library-centric to a more user-centric approach? </li></ul><ul><li>How can libraries of different types work more closely together to overcome barriers? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Solutions <ul><li>What solutions has your library adopted in order to overcome barriers? </li></ul><ul><li>What steps could libraries take to provide more user-centric services? </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Will You Do? <ul><li>Identify 1-2 steps you can take to help move your library toward user-centered resource sharing or other services. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What Will You Do? <ul><li>Identify Ways to Reduce Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Better Understand Our Users’ Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Report Our Successes </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in the dialogue, join the listserv, join a committee </li></ul>
  7. 7. Contact Us <ul><li>Tanner Wray, MLS, AHIP Beth Posner </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Public Services Head of Interlibrary Loan Services </li></ul><ul><li>University of Maryland Libraries Mina Rees Library </li></ul><ul><li>McKeldin Library Room 4119 CUNY Graduate Center </li></ul><ul><li>College Park, MD 20742 USA 365 Fifth Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>301-405-9251 New York, NY 10016 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] 212-817-7051 </li></ul><ul><li> [email_address] </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Rethinking Resource Sharing Inspiring Librarians </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering People </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rethinkingresourcesharing.org/ </li></ul>

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