Emerging Technologies IG (*very brief* I was a tad late). Free wheeling discussion – Michelle B sounded like she got good notes…
Mentioned Emory podcasting prof & Boilercast at Purdue.
Draw knowledge from external (non-library) vendors for easeof applications?
<5% library virtual users start at a library catalog – user defined pathways need to be explored, modeled, and incorporated into search structure
Changing focus from “search” to “find” Ambient Findability – book with which to follow up
Switch from DVD/VHS to streaming & synchronous/asynchronous downloads – which can be placed in ot linked form online exhanced classes or placed in syllabi.
Search interfaces, NCSU, Grokker, 3D/spatial representation of search results
PLA is starting technology discussions – there is not much, if any, LITA involvement – we need to get into and help inform their discussions. Infiltrate all the ALA silos.