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Dreming 08

  1. 2. Where…..
  2. 3. Alice Springs Convention Centre
  3. 4. Welcome cocktail party
  4. 5. Opening Ceremony <ul><li>Official opening of the conference – His Honour Tom Pauling AO QC, Administrator of the Northern Territory </li></ul>
  5. 6. Plenary <ul><li>Prof. Martin Nakata – Director of Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Indigenous digital collections </li></ul><ul><li>Issues and protocols </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Fridge <ul><li>Online daily news service </li></ul><ul><li>Fridge complete with post- it notes, postcards, video boxes and photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Icon place on all employees desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Evolved into a fully searchable intranet that informs, enables and supports staff </li></ul>
  7. 8. Meeting Users Online: Public Libraries’ Experiences with web 2.0
  8. 9. Frankston Public Library
  9. 10. Eastern Regional Libraries
  10. 11. Casey Cardinia Library Corporation
  11. 12. Casey Cardinia Library Corporation
  12. 13. Casey Cardinia Library Corporation
  13. 14. Casey Cardinia Library Corporation
  14. 15. Casey Cardinia Library Corporation
  15. 16. Who are the virtual visitors to the library and what are they doing?
  16. 17. The Hollywood Librarian
  17. 18. The New City Library: More than a house for knowledge and dreams
  18. 19. welcoming
  19. 20. Library Education 2.0 – shaping the librarian of the future <ul><li>globalised network environment </li></ul><ul><li>Changing social environment </li></ul><ul><li>Requirement for new skill sets </li></ul><ul><li>Change focus from containers to the content </li></ul>
  20. 21. Findings so far: <ul><li>a need to position our industry more clearly as basic to the emergent knowledge economy </li></ul><ul><li>flexibility in responding to professional development opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>closer involvement with practitioners and the profession more generally </li></ul><ul><li>core skills need to be sufficiently generic to be applicable across a broad and diverse range of organisational contexts; </li></ul><ul><li>the central role of IT and our relationship with technology </li></ul><ul><li>user generated content; </li></ul>
  21. 22. iSchools <ul><li>Concept of information professionals being more than a librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasise the relationships between information, technology and people </li></ul><ul><li>Educating information professionals to work across a broad range of organisational contexts. </li></ul>
  22. 23. Ooraminna Homestead Deep Well Station
  23. 24. <ul><li>Plenary - Stephen Abrams </li></ul><ul><li>Blog – Stephen’s Lighthouse </li></ul><ul><li>http://stephenslighthouse.sirsidynix.com/ </li></ul>Big Stuff –Library Challenges
  24. 25. Change will happen with or without you <ul><li>Changes over the next 13 years will see: </li></ul><ul><li>iPods can hold year’s worth of video by 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Or ALL the commercial music ever created by 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>Or ALL content ever created (in all media) by 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>Videogames outsell most content – combined! </li></ul><ul><li>Ringtones are big business (still) </li></ul><ul><li>150 000 000 eBooks - article and chapter level economy </li></ul><ul><li>Next generation content – user created, born digital </li></ul><ul><li>Mashing – merged audio, video, text, search engines </li></ul><ul><li>eLearning – Sakai, Blackboard, Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Pocket-sized devices dominate </li></ul>
  25. 27. So what should libraries be paying attention to? <ul><li>User centred universe – social systems </li></ul><ul><li>Go mobile – enhance and expand </li></ul><ul><li>Confirm your presence – Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Offer services where your users are – Bebo, Facebook, Ning, open social, F8, Delicious </li></ul><ul><li>Own your social presence – professional, institutional, personal </li></ul><ul><li>Expand – iTunes, RSS feeds, </li></ul>
  26. 29. Not yours, not mine…but ours <ul><li>Collaborative model of service </li></ul><ul><li>Information literacy and academic literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental shift in access to individual assistance and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Broadened the purview of academic and information literacy skills beyond the library and learning skills </li></ul>
  27. 30. <ul><li>Consolidated learning tools and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Rational connection for the student </li></ul><ul><li>Blended communication and promotional strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded curriculum-centred content </li></ul><ul><li>Mature, coherent institutional partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage of two complimentary literacies assuring better learning outcomes </li></ul>
  28. 32. The End!