Department library in the google era - November 2008

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  • Department library in the google era - November 2008

    1. 1. Role of the Department Library in the Google Era: a perspective The advent of the WEB has radically changed how science is communicated and, also, the role of libraries Images uploaded from web for educational purposes Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    2. 2. The GooZone <ul><li>The Libraries of Harvard, Stanford, the </li></ul><ul><li>University of Michigan, the University of </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford, and The New York Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Join with Google to Digitally Scan </li></ul><ul><li>Library Books and Make Them </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable Online </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    3. 3. So what do we do now, librarians ask ? Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    4. 4. Researchers’ use of academic libraries and services <ul><li>With the availability of </li></ul><ul><li>digital sources researchers no longer attend the Faculty Libraries </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    5. 5. The Department Library <ul><li>as place </li></ul><ul><li>as community </li></ul><ul><li>that wants to share information </li></ul><ul><li>exchange ideas </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>participate in the learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>personalise resources </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    6. 6. Some answers <ul><li>source new content/services/tools manage licenses </li></ul><ul><li>make information accessible via the Web and inform through dissemination and retrieval, stay informed </li></ul><ul><li>collect and digitise archival content, maintain digital repositories, enable copyright compliance </li></ul><ul><li>identify “Personal Information Management” tools and strategies for precision research on the net </li></ul><ul><li>channel emerging technologies and follow prevailing trends </li></ul><ul><li>facilitate researchers migrating to new services and tools </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    7. 7. From diffusion…….. <ul><li>unbound products of scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>network shared products </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs, wikis, recommenders, flickr, </li></ul><ul><li>slideshare, technorati……. </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    8. 8. …… to concentration Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    9. 9. PUTTING THE LIBRARY IN THE FLOW <ul><li>give visibility to the University’s resources </li></ul><ul><li>guide the user to the resources best suited to their work </li></ul><ul><li>help users organise the information in their own space </li></ul><ul><li>make the library co-evolve with technology </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    10. 10. Socialisation tools in the library Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
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    12. 12. aNobii – social bookmarking Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
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    14. 14. <ul><li>Description, content, keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Recommends similar books </li></ul><ul><li>Where it has been cited </li></ul><ul><li>Where can I find it in a library </li></ul><ul><li>Wish lists, similar shelves, stats </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
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    16. 16. Responsibility for the curation of the intellectual outputs of researchers <ul><li>DISG WEBCASTS </li></ul><ul><li>DIGITAL LIBRARY REPOSITORY </li></ul><ul><li>COPYRIGHT COMPLIANCE </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    17. 17. Other services <ul><li>Document delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Inter library loans </li></ul><ul><li>In-house seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance information literacy </li></ul><ul><li>- help users can shape their own library space </li></ul><ul><li>- attend our lecturers’ classes and seminars </li></ul><ul><li>- develop online tutorials </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    18. 18. You don’t have any books do you? <ul><li>And, yes, we still continue to collect, catalogue and loan books… </li></ul><ul><li>but, e-books too ! </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008
    19. 19. My library <ul><li>- boundaries between different types of information are continually blurring </li></ul><ul><li>- our students are the net generation, born to share and collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>- concentrate and channel our users to our content </li></ul><ul><li>create a community </li></ul><ul><li>nurture a clear understanding of what we as a department library are doing in the Google era </li></ul>Disg Biblioteca - mj crowley Rome, 14 November 2008

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