Next Generation Libraries: The 2.0 Phenomenon Stephen Abram Joe James Stephenâ€™s Lighthouse blog for slides Change is coming and everyone will be effected. FaceBook â€“ get your name and face out there. Let them know your name. Stand behind your word. Get libraries to evolve by de-cloaking. Show who they are and what their specialties are. MySpace merging with Yahoo. Thompson just bought Reuters. Google Scholar serves your students up to advertisers. Advertisers pay to be on first page. Libraries are more complicated than Fed Ex. They only deliver one way. We deliver it out and get it back. IM and Meebo allow you to have a conversation. IM research increase risk students learning because they are familiar with this technology.
LITA Next Generation Catalogs IG
LITA Next Generation Catalogs IG Saturday 1:30-3:30 Inaugural Meeting â€“ meeting following this session at 3:30 p.m. to decide speakers and topics for next meeting. Speaker 1 Don Barlow Westerville Public Library Serve 86,000 people Quality program and services made available so people will use it. Users expect info to be delivered to them with highly personalized interfaces. Combine quality, convenience and social computing â€“ drive up window, accessible through multiple devices, MySpace and Flickr accounts, tagging, gaming, RSS feeds, pod casting, hot lines (phones throughout library to ask for assistance), e-commerce, and line buster (handheld device to check out while in line). Develop a NO list â€“ every time you say no to a customer, write it down. The list is reviewed weekly to see if need to revise policies. One Card â€“ All resources â€“ All the time: search Ohio. One card accesses everything in the state. Handheld…
New Technical Services Supervisor? Check Here for Help
New Technical Services Supervisor? Check Here for Help Saturday, June 23, 2007 4-5:30 p.m. LAMA / SASS Based on a book that the committee wrote. Available in the store tomorrow (only 20). ALA discount and no shipping because ALA made a mistake on the count. Dr. Joan Giesecke University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Dean of Libraries Getting Started â€“ Command and Control does not work. Trust your staff â€“ go to the experts. It is ok to show emotion. You do not always need to defend your staff â€“ you will mess up. Fix it and continue on. You do not always have to be right â€“ take a risk. New Roles â€“ Mentor the staff â€“ put them in positions where they will excel. Be a facilitator for managing conflict. Monitor the units performance â€“ do not hide in your office all day. Be a coordinator of projects â€“ meet…
Authority Control Meets Faceted Browse
Authority Control Meets Faceted Browse, ALCTS Authority Control IG, June 24, 2007 PowerPoints available at the authority control interest group LITA/ALCTS Kathryn LaBarre, Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaignklabarre@uiuc.edu Concept of bringing search and browsing together. We are in the period of experimentation: metadata standards, web 2.0, folksonomy, leverage, and facets. Look to interconnections available with authority data. Authority data is a conceptual map. S.R. Ranganthan discussed the dynamic theory of classification. He has a set of normative principles. Facet â€“ information can be assigned to multiple dimensions. The speaker explained the technique of facet analysis. An example was done with Buildings and some potential facets include location, composition, purpose, style, date constructed, and associated persons. Every subject area has its own possibilities for categories. She listed many examples of prior art. We need to examine assumptions: how to support searching/browsing, user tasks, user behavior, and things vs….