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  • 1. Digital Access A presentation for Boise State University
  • 2. Our Basic Mission = Service
    • In the end, the clear evidence is that, with the resources and superbly qualified professors and staff on our campuses, we can organize our institutions to serve both local and national needs
    • Kellogg Commission on the Future of State and Land- Grant Universities (February 1999)
  • 3. Digital Past
    • Limited geographically library catalogs
    • Limited content no full text
    • Limited content no images/multimedia
    • Lack of access and integration of tools No metadata or other cataloging for digital materials
    • Lack of post-processing i.e. student ability to work with materials
  • 4.
    • Complexity
      • More complicated and diverse resources
    • Change
      • Constant change
    • Community
      • More diverse users with more complicated questions
    Library Challenges
  • 5. What students expect: Simplicity, ease of use, immediate reward
  • 6. Teaching and Learning Outreach and Engagement Climate and Organization Strategic Points Driving Library Success Scholarship Library
  • 7. Mobile/Tablet/Cloud Computing
    • Always on/always available/geographically independent
    • Variety of available platforms -flexible
    • Data redundancy
    • Cheap and getting cheaper / /
  • 8. Product Integration
    • Products get easier to use
    • More interaction between products/linkresolvers
    • Increased ability to have real time data in research/Endnote
  • 9. E-Books/Order on Demand
    • E-books become the norm as has been the case with journals
    • E-books available on multiple platforms
    • Libraries move towards order on demand model for e-book collection
    • Increased ability for open source/self publishing
  • 10. Social Networking/Collaboration/ Production
    • Integration of social networking concepts into catalogs and library interactions
    • Increased use of collaboration/production tools in libraries
    • Increased use of multimedia/video
    • Library as gateway to external information and increased development of institutional depositories.
  • 11. New kinds of technologymore personal
  • 12. Security/Statistics/Assessment
    • Use of RFID tags for collection management and circulation
    • Increased collection of statistics and better tools for doing that
    • More real time collection of data and more transparency throughout organization
  • 13. Strategy for library work in the 21 st century Recognize that the current library technology and workflows needs to be optimized for finding, discovery, and selection of the growing set of resources. Better communication throughout organization New models for public access Creating innovative methods of work culture that leverage our strengths and values as librarians teleconferencing, flextime, etc. etc
  • 14.
    • Library still matters as place
    • People want warm/fuzzy
    • Recognize students will use the library differently
    • Make library message to reflect this:
      • Professional
      • Progressive
      • Adaptable
    Cell Phone Booth U Mass Amherst Strategy for library as place
  • 15. Librarians and library culture
    • Librarians as approachable, knowledgeable, helpful make sure people know who we are and what we do
    • Being visible
    • Friendly and welcoming
    • Having processes and procedures that keep us sane -- flexibility in how we do our work -- success measured by outcomes
  • 16. Our goals
    • Focus on learning tailored to needs of individuals
    • New and varied modalities for learning: interactive & collaborative learning
    • Reliance on advanced education technology in appropriate ways
  • 17. How do we succeed?
      • Making a plan
      • Executing the plan
      • Taking responsibility
      • Being accountable
      • Being advocates
      • Being adaptable
  • 18. Sources
    • Paquette, Scott, Paul T. Jaeger, and Susan C. Wilson. 2010. "Identifying the security risks associated with governmental use of cloud computing." Government Information Quarterly 27, no. 3: 245-253. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) , EBSCO host (accessed November 22, 2011).
    • "Pelikan's Antidisambiguation -- On the Legitimization of Mobile." Against The Grain 23, no. 3 (June 2011): 8-10. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) , EBSCO host (accessed November 23, 2011).
    • Cohen, Steven M. 2006. "The Next Big Library Thing." Public Libraries 45, no. 2: 33-35. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) , EBSCO host (accessed November 23, 2011).
    • Trainor, Cindi, and Jason Price. 2010. "Rethinking Library Linking: Breathing New Life into OpenURL." Library Technology Reports 46, no. 7: 11-26. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) , EBSCO host (accessed November 24, 2011).
    • West, Patricia J., Alex R. Hodges, and Michael A. Matos. "Maintaining an Open Door in an Increasingly Closed Society: Effective Solutions for Academic Libraries in the Age of CALEA." The Journal Of Academic Librarianship 35, no. 6 (November 2009): 509-513. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) , EBSCO host (accessed November 25, 2011).