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NELINET Keynote Handout 6pp


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NELINET Keynote Handout 6pp

  1. 1. 10/1/08 So what is library 2.0? Can’t Get There From Here! Achieving Organization 2.0! Meredith Farkas Norwich University Web 1.0: Democratized Web 2.0: Democratized Access to Information Participation Revolutionary or evolutionary? What is different now? 1
  2. 2. 10/1/08 Library 2.0 is a ! We really need state of mind to do these Web 2.0 things all the • Working to meet changing user needs other libraries are • Trusting our users (radical trust) doing • Getting rid of the culture of perfect • Aware of emerging technologies and opportunities • Looking outside of the library world for applications, opportunities, inspiration I think our library really needs a blog to be relevant to our patrons. Don’t This will be the best worry, I’ll handle everything. library blog ever! 2
  3. 3. 10/1/08 So what’s the problem? 3
  4. 4. 10/1/08 Why does it fail? • Use of social software is not seen as furthering the library’s mission • Social software is treated as someone’s ! “pet project.” Building ! • Social software is not planned for strategically Organization 2.0 like other technologies • Once the newness wears off, people are less motivated to contribute • Staff are not given time to work on social software Know your users Develop a Learning Culture Question Everything Integrate 2.0 philosophy and tech into library planning 4
  5. 5. 10/1/08 Use technology to solve problems Improve communication with our users Highlight our Collections 5
  6. 6. 10/1/08 Make our services more visible 6
  7. 7. 10/1/08 Improve internal knowledge sharing Develop a Risk- Tolerant Culture Beware the Culture of Perfect Be Agile 7
  8. 8. 10/1/08 Good Ideas can Come from Give Staff Time for Anyone and Anywhere Creative Endeavors Nurture Talent Encourage Network-Building Create Partnerships 8
  9. 9. 10/1/08 Be transparent with staff Be transparent with patrons Involve Staff from All Understand Staff Needs Levels in Planning and Limitations I can haz your cooperation? 9
  10. 10. 10/1/08 Plan for the Continued use Assess, Assess, Assess! and Maintenance of Tech Time Must be Devoted to all Will you need to create This new jobs or just shuffle? Thanks!! Is your organization (as it is currently structured) able to make all this happen? AIM: librarianmer Links and presentation at 10
  11. 11. 10/1/08 Photo Credits •  Library 2.0 Meme Map by Gerard Bierens •  Digitage Web 2.0 by ocean.flynn •  Long Range Plan Discussion by Nebraska Library Commission •  TBLC Annual Meeting by Sylvar •  Amazing PowerPoint Presentation by maubrowncow •  Dewey or don't we? By scampion •  RISK #2 by Bjornar •  Perfection by unloveable •  IMG_2016.JPG by stevenjude •  Wait: I’ll fix it. by sshores24 •  Farm Cat Group by weesmalldoll •  The Spongebob Square, Er, Roundpants Juggle by Cayusa •  Rapid Shuffle by Johnny Blood •  sunny day by jessamyn 11