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Setting up a newFaculty Library of Arts &PhilosophySaskia ScheltjensFaculty of Arts & Philosophy, Ghent Universitywww.twit...
Librarian?‘I connect things’223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
Or as Vika Zafrin put it this wonderful online publication:3http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/alt-ac/pieces/whats-li...
4#XDH12RijksmuseumResearchLibrary-PicturebyCandidaHofer23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
5http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:TraBla_2.jpgFaculty of Arts & Philosophy UGent23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Gh...
Grand Library Reorganisation623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
UNIVERSITY WIDEReport Bjørnshauge ‘The Network’ (2004)Greater (cost) efficiencyIntegration of digital collectionsNetwork o...
Mission Central University Library• Digital Library• Network co-ordination• Heritage collection / Repository• Working envi...
FACULTY LEVEL Arts & PhilosophyBEFORE 2008• 49 departmental libraries• 222 locations• 670.000 volumes• registration rate o...
FACULTY LEVEL Arts & Philosophy2009 – 2015 : REORGANISATION• INFRASTRUCTURE renovation• Professionalising and activation (...
1118/02/2011 Collectiebeleid Wetenschappelijke BibliothekenPhase 01 Literature, Near East and libraryadministrationca. 2.4...
12Situation 2008 - Arts & Philosophy Faculty UGentPieter Pauwels – 3DColors = 20 departments with an incorporated library2...
13Situation 2015 - Arts & Philosophy Faculty UGentred = departments blue = libraries brown = central services & teaching s...
14http://www.beeldbank.ugent.be/fotoalbums/24Opening Faculty Library Arts & Philosophy UGentPhase 1 : 17 february 201223/0...
Classic Library1523/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
Classic 20th century Library1623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
But the REAL challengeis this1723/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
18UGent LedeganckBibliotheekBotanischInstituut, 1883http://www.beeldbank.ugent.be/fotoalbums/universiteitsarchief19thcentu...
19UGent BlandijnBibliotheekMiddeleeuwseGeschiedenis,2008http://www.flickr.com/photos/faclibflw/3931462838/in/set-721576224...
20InQBate,University Libraryof Sussex, 2008http://www.designinglibraries.org.uk21stcentury23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries ...
We need to develop a21st century libraryas an open & networkeddevelopment platform !2123/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013...
HOW?2223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
Possible future developmentsof 21st century academic libraries• OPEN (digital) collections• Most print collections to CLOS...
but to begin within Arts & Philosophy UGent2423/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
25http://www.slideshare.net/saschel/presentatie-ss-barcampantwerpen20100911defhttp://www.slideshare.net/saschel/presentati...
26UGent - DGFBLibrary Lab UGent23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
=• 2 highly equiped spaces IN the faculty library• for faculty staff and students• to work with digital collections, tools...
this is far from new28etc ...23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
At the momentTalking / meeting / planning …..about co-operation with like minded peoplewithin (and outside) the faculty to...
But since august 2012there is already …3023/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
3111/10/2012 #XDH12
We organisedsome fun things already ….3223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
3323/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
And we are applyingfor this as well ….3423/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
35Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities(DARIAH)23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
If this project gets fundedwe start BIGIf notwe will start small3623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
But co-operation,either way,is crucial3723/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
… with people in the facultybut also with the help of thecentral University Library3823/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 ...
University Library• Approx. 3 million volumes in a landmark building by Henry Van de Velde• Large renovation project (2012...
My hope isthat in UGentin the future there will bemore formalised placesin co-operation with librarieswhere we can forge i...
Questions?4123/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
Co-operation? Remarks? Let’s work together!Saskia ScheltjensUniversiteit GentFaculteit Letteren & WijsbegeerteB - 9000 Gen...
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Setting up a new Faculty Library of Arts & Philosophy @ UGent

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For the Cycling for Libraries 2013 visit to Ghent, I organised an unconference about the 'Open Library'. I've recycled one of my previous presentations into an introduction about the work that I do.

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Setting up a new Faculty Library of Arts & Philosophy @ UGent

  1. 1. Setting up a newFaculty Library of Arts &PhilosophySaskia ScheltjensFaculty of Arts & Philosophy, Ghent Universitywww.twitter.com/saschelwww.slideshare.net/saschelFaculty of Arts & PhilosophyCycling for Libraries 2013the ‘Open Library’ unconference – 23/06/2013
  2. 2. Librarian?‘I connect things’223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  3. 3. Or as Vika Zafrin put it this wonderful online publication:3http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/alt-ac/pieces/whats-librarian23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  4. 4. 4#XDH12RijksmuseumResearchLibrary-PicturebyCandidaHofer23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  5. 5. 5http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:TraBla_2.jpgFaculty of Arts & Philosophy UGent23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  6. 6. Grand Library Reorganisation623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  7. 7. UNIVERSITY WIDEReport Bjørnshauge ‘The Network’ (2004)Greater (cost) efficiencyIntegration of digital collectionsNetwork of libraries (+350!) Co-ordinated distributed model Distribution of taskscentral library vs faculty libraries Action plan & timing723/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  8. 8. Mission Central University Library• Digital Library• Network co-ordination• Heritage collection / Repository• Working environmentMission Faculty LibrarySupport current researchand education in the facultywith relevant collections andinnovative servicesRep8http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gent_Boekentoren3.JPG23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  9. 9. FACULTY LEVEL Arts & PhilosophyBEFORE 2008• 49 departmental libraries• 222 locations• 670.000 volumes• registration rate of only 52%• different opening hours/rules/procedures/policies• demotivated staff BAD BAD BAD BAD visitation reports ....9http://www.flickr.com/photos/faclibflw/sets/23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  10. 10. FACULTY LEVEL Arts & Philosophy2009 – 2015 : REORGANISATION• INFRASTRUCTURE renovation• Professionalising and activation (new) STAFF• Centralising and rationalising COLLECTIONS and FUNDING• Developing new WORKFLOWS• Improve existing SERVICES & develop new ones that are relevant toresearch & educationRESULT• 8.070 sq m new library space• 853 working & learning places• 420.000 volumes in open stacks (80%), 250.000 volumes in closed stacks• registration rate: 100%• new library team• budget infrastructure: 9.810.000 €1023/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  11. 11. 1118/02/2011 Collectiebeleid Wetenschappelijke BibliothekenPhase 01 Literature, Near East and libraryadministrationca. 2.400 m²ca. 3.560 lm open stack book collection>> in use: 17 february 2012Phase 02 Art, Philosophy & Historyca. 2.370 m²ca. 3.965 lm open stack book collection>> move: january 2014>>in use: february 2014Phase 03 Linguistics, Languages & Cultures,Archeologyca. 3.300 m²ca. 4.470 lm open stack book collection>> move: august-september 2014(tentative)>> in use : september 2014 (tentative)201220142015New Faculty Library Arts & Philosophy UGentUGent - DGFB23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  12. 12. 12Situation 2008 - Arts & Philosophy Faculty UGentPieter Pauwels – 3DColors = 20 departments with an incorporated library23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  13. 13. 13Situation 2015 - Arts & Philosophy Faculty UGentred = departments blue = libraries brown = central services & teaching spacePieterPauwels–3D23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  14. 14. 14http://www.beeldbank.ugent.be/fotoalbums/24Opening Faculty Library Arts & Philosophy UGentPhase 1 : 17 february 201223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  15. 15. Classic Library1523/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  16. 16. Classic 20th century Library1623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  17. 17. But the REAL challengeis this1723/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  18. 18. 18UGent LedeganckBibliotheekBotanischInstituut, 1883http://www.beeldbank.ugent.be/fotoalbums/universiteitsarchief19thcentury23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  19. 19. 19UGent BlandijnBibliotheekMiddeleeuwseGeschiedenis,2008http://www.flickr.com/photos/faclibflw/3931462838/in/set-7215762240299456820thcentury23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  20. 20. 20InQBate,University Libraryof Sussex, 2008http://www.designinglibraries.org.uk21stcentury23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  21. 21. We need to develop a21st century libraryas an open & networkeddevelopment platform !2123/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  22. 22. HOW?2223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  23. 23. Possible future developmentsof 21st century academic libraries• OPEN (digital) collections• Most print collections to CLOSED stacks• Networked services and collections• Broader usergroups• New business models2323/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  24. 24. but to begin within Arts & Philosophy UGent2423/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  25. 25. 25http://www.slideshare.net/saschel/presentatie-ss-barcampantwerpen20100911defhttp://www.slideshare.net/saschel/presentatie-neutrale-seminarieruimtes-datasalon5-2010061823/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  26. 26. 26UGent - DGFBLibrary Lab UGent23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  27. 27. =• 2 highly equiped spaces IN the faculty library• for faculty staff and students• to work with digital collections, tools and services• find expert help (technical & project management)• digital training and instructions• so as to collaborate on innovative projects• in current research and educationTIMING : start 2nd phase Faculty Library in February 201427Library Lab UGent23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  28. 28. this is far from new28etc ...23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  29. 29. At the momentTalking / meeting / planning …..about co-operation with like minded peoplewithin (and outside) the faculty to set this up2923/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  30. 30. But since august 2012there is already …3023/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  31. 31. 3111/10/2012 #XDH12
  32. 32. We organisedsome fun things already ….3223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  33. 33. 3323/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  34. 34. And we are applyingfor this as well ….3423/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  35. 35. 35Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities(DARIAH)23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  36. 36. If this project gets fundedwe start BIGIf notwe will start small3623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  37. 37. But co-operation,either way,is crucial3723/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  38. 38. … with people in the facultybut also with the help of thecentral University Library3823/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  39. 39. University Library• Approx. 3 million volumes in a landmark building by Henry Van de Velde• Large renovation project (2012-2017)• New underground depot39http://www.boekentoren.be/boekentoren_mod2.aspx?url=ondergrondsdepot_NL23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  40. 40. My hope isthat in UGentin the future there will bemore formalised placesin co-operation with librarieswhere we can forge innovative workaround research and educational projectswith an open vision and an eye for sustainability4023/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  41. 41. Questions?4123/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  42. 42. Co-operation? Remarks? Let’s work together!Saskia ScheltjensUniversiteit GentFaculteit Letteren & WijsbegeerteB - 9000 GentT + 32 (0)9 331 33 75saskiascheltjens (skype id)@saschel (twitter id)http://www.flw.ugent.be/bibliotheek42

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