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Virtual Library by Alison Stoddart


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In this presentation, Alison Stoddart, Library Development Officer for Edinburgh City Libraries, gives an overview of the development and growth of Edinburgh's public library service on-line. The talk was given as a contribution to the ELISA Open Forum 2009.

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Virtual Library by Alison Stoddart

  1. 1. Virtual Library Edinburgh City Libraries
  2. 2. Virtual Library <ul><li>Alternative 24/7 online service </li></ul><ul><li>Improve communication </li></ul><ul><li>Greater access to services </li></ul><ul><li>Give choice to users </li></ul><ul><li>Increase use virtually and in person </li></ul>
  3. 3. Virtual Library <ul><li>Council website </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic resources </li></ul><ul><li>Enquire </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Your Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>E-books </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Collections </li></ul>
  4. 4. Virtual Library <ul><li>Council Website </li></ul><ul><li>Tales of One City </li></ul>
  5. 5. Virtual Library – Electronic Resources <ul><li>Electronic Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Enquire </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Scotland </li></ul>
  6. 6. Virtual Library- Your Edinburgh <ul><li>North Yorkshire County Council </li></ul><ul><li>Coventry City Council </li></ul><ul><li>Lancashire County Council </li></ul>
  7. 7. Virtual Library – e-books <ul><li>Luton Libraries </li></ul>
  8. 8. Heritage Collections <ul><li>Capital Collections on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Collections </li></ul>
  9. 9. Virtual Library <ul><li>Increase awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Audience Development </li></ul><ul><li>Increase use </li></ul>