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Tomorrow's Library Today

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A high-level overview of technology used at the TFDL (Taylor Family Digital Library) at the University of Calgary. Presentation from Internet Librarian 2012.

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Tomorrow's Library Today

  1. 1. Taylor Family Digital Library Opened Fall 2011 265,000 sq. ft. on 6 floors $205 Million Project (Cdn)
  2. 2. The Vision State-of-the-art Learning and Research CentreProviding outstanding support for Scholarship, Learning and the Creation of Knowledge, Libraries and Cultural Resources is a key component in the University’s Excellence in Research, Teaching and Community Service.We will fulfill this vision through a convergence of our Libraries, Museum, Archives, Special Collections and University Press and through campus, community, national and international partnerships. We Should Imagine Greatness
  3. 3. University of Calgary ~30,000 students Original library building built in the late 1960’s in the brutalist architecture style
  4. 4. New (to us) Technology• Touch tables (stand-up and coffee)• Touch kiosks to control Media Wall• Digital signage running Omnivex Moxie• Media Walls• Touch Room Booking Displays• Christie MicroTiles• Visualization Wall• Magic Planet Spherical Display• A/V Editing Suites• Digital Media Commons• Teamspot Collaborative software• Dual-boot Mac Minis in Collaborative Workrooms• Large format Scanner• Gaming Collection (current and retro)• Off-site storage of 80% of the physical collection• Dual-monitors• OSX machines
  5. 5. New Technology• Touch tables (stand-up and coffee)• Touch kiosks to control Media Wall• Media Walls• Digital signage (55 screens) running Omnivex Moxie• Touch Room Booking Displays• Christie MicroTiles• Visualization Wall• Magic Planet Spherical Display
  6. 6. New Technology• A/V Editing Suites• Digital Media Commons• Teamspot Collaborative software• Dual-boot Mac Minis in Collaborative Workrooms• Large format Scanner• Gaming Collection (current and retro)• Off-site storage of 80% of the physical collection• Dual-monitors• Macs
  7. 7. Considered, but…• 3D Printer• Large-format Printer• Espresso Book Machine• Wall-mounted iPads
  8. 8. Agile InfrastructureRaised Flooring, demountable walls, moveable furniture
  9. 9. Contemporary Infrastructure100% Wireless Coverage
  10. 10. Contemporary InfrastructureFurniture that is mobile technology-friendly
  11. 11. Contemporary InfrastructureTouch displays for Student Workrooms
  12. 12. Innovative InfrastructureDigital Signage
  13. 13. Collaborative Spaces Workrooms Presentation Practice Rooms Edit Suites
  14. 14. Collaborative SpacesSoftware to EnableStudent Collaborative Work TeamSpot
  15. 15. Collaborative Spaces Furniture to Support Collaboration
  16. 16. Collaborative Spaces New Public Computing
  17. 17. With Great Space Comes GreatResponsibility• New Services / Staff to support the new infrastructure:• Peer Roamers (students)• Visualization Research Coordinator• Digital Media Commons Manager• DMC Mentors (students)• IT / AV Generalist
  18. 18. What Works Well• Media Walls• Digital Signage• MicroTiles• Editing Suites• Collaborative Spaces• Electricity for EVERY seat
  19. 19. Not so much• Touch Workroom Booking Displays – Faulty hardware – we still have hope! – Maybe shoulda used iPads after all :-/• Touch Kiosks – Sensitive to sunlight – Lack of vendor commitment to deliver cutting edge – No “killer” application
  20. 20. Measure of Success? Library 1-day gate count (October)14,00012,00010,000 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000 0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  21. 21. Virtual Tour Time? http://ppival.com/IL2012/
  22. 22. Gaming R&D LabSpace & equipment to experience the videogame collection.• Over 1500 games• Development Tools• PC• Consoles: – Contemporary – Retro
  23. 23. Retro Systems• Pong II• Coleco Telstar• Intellivision• Intellivision II• Colecovision • Turbo Graphics 16• Atari 2600 • Sega Genesis• Atari 2600 Jr • Nintendo 64• Nintendo Entertainment • Sega Dreamcast System • Nintendo Game Cube• Sega MasterSystem • Sony Playstation• Super Nintendo • Sony PS2
  24. 24. Interactive Digital Media Collection • Retro systems & games are checked out. • Contemporary & PCs are walk-up and use (or reserved). • Video signal.
  25. 25. Visualization Studio
  26. 26. http://www.mechdyne.comWeill Cornell Medical College, image NY Post http://www.visualgenomics.ca
  27. 27. Consultation: Advisory CommitteeArchitecture Computer Science Environmental Design Library Medicine Sociology
  28. 28. Recommendations• Neutral position on campus• Collaborative workspace• High resolution• Massive digital real-estate• Easy to use• Private window-less room maintains data privacy
  29. 29. Concept High-definition Display Wall Interactive Rotatable DisplaysSmall Auxiliary InteractiveTabletops Large Interactive Tabletop
  30. 30. Concept
  31. 31. Concept
  32. 32. Display Wall
  33. 33. Display Wall• 15 short-throw projectors
  34. 34. Display Wall• 15 short-throw projectors• 34.5 million pixels 16’ wide & 9600 pixels 6’ tall & 3600 pixels
  35. 35. Display Wall• 15 short-throw projectors• 34.5 million pixels 16’ wide & 9600 pixels 6’ tall & 3600 pixels
  36. 36. Display Wall• 15 short-throw projectors• 34.5 million pixels• Small bezel (<1mm)
  37. 37. Display Wall• 15 short-throw projectors• 34.5 million pixels• Small bezel• Windows PC
  38. 38. Usage – English Department London, British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x. (art. 3): A Digital Facsimile
  39. 39. Usage – Computer Science
  40. 40. Usage – Psychology
  41. 41. Usage – Drama
  42. 42. Lessons LearnedGood Not Good• External Video Input • Trade-off between• Windows power & complexity • Interactive control of 34.5 million pixels requires more power • Applications
  43. 43. Visualization Program1. Visualizations – Library usage – Explore special collections2. Data & resources for visualization projects. – Workshops & tutorials – Software – Data
  44. 44. LibraryCollectionData
  45. 45. www.ucalgary.ca/libraryPaul Pival – ppival@ucalgary.caJohn Brosz - jdlbrosz@ucalgary.ca

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