Emerging Technologies for Libraries and Librarians, 2013

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Slides from a presentation given to students in Professor Andrew P. Jackson's "Organization and Management: Public Libraries" class in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at Queens College in Queens, NY.


  • 1.Emerging Technologies for Libraries and Librarians (an updated look) Jennifer W. Baxmeyer August 1, 2013

2. Emerging technologies librarians... 2 3. and even teams! 3 4. Libraries showcasing cutting-edge technology DC Public Library Digital Commons 4 5. Keeping informed... 6. Webinars and virtual conferences 6 7. OCLC WebJunction 7 8. ACRL Online Learning 8 9. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) 9 10. Blogs 11 11. Blogs 12 12. Blogs 13 13. Wikis and team collaboration software 14 14. Podcasts and webcasts 15 15. Instant messaging/Chat reference 16 16. Instant messaging/Chat reference 17 17. RSS feeds 18 18. RSS feeds 19 19. Mobile apps and websites 20 20. Mobile apps 21 21. Screencasting 22 22. QR codes 23 23. eBook readers and tablets 24 24. eBook lending 25 25. Libraries without books! 26 26. The discovery layer and next-generation library systems Encore (Innovative Interfaces) EBSCO Discovery Service Ex Libris Primo Alma Serials Solutions Summon AquaBrowser VuFind Blacklight Umlaut 27 27. Adding value to the library catalog 28 28. Adding value to the library catalog, 2 29 29. Adding value to the library catalog, 3 30 30. Facebook 32 31. Twitter 33 32. YouTube 34 33. Foursquare 35 34. Yelp 36 35. Pinterest 37 36. flickr 38 37. Instagram 39 38. Goodreads 40 39. Flipboard 41 40. Crowdsourcing! 42 41. Crowdsourcing! 43 42. Internet Archive 45 43. Open Library 46 44. Google Books 47 45. HathiTrust 48 46. Digital Public Library of America 49 47. miscellany. 48. Games and gaming in the library! 51 49. 7 Things Libraries Can Do with Google Glass 52 50. 3D printing! 53 51. On-demand book printing! 54 52. A couple more things to think about... 55 53. Linked data What is Linked Data, and What Does it Mean for Libraries http://www.slideshare.net/enimsakont/what-is-linked-data-and-what-does-it- mean-for-libraries Tim Berners-Lee on the next Web http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html Linked Data for Libraries http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWfEYcnk8Z8 Linked Data for Libraries: Why Should We Care? Where Should We Start? http://www.cni.org/topics/information-access-retrieval/linked-data-for-libraries/ Linked Open Data in Libraries Archives and Museums (LODLAM) http://lodlam.net/ RDF Primer http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-primer/ 56 54. Big data Keeping Up with... Big Data http://www.ala.org/acrl/publications/keeping_up_with/big_data A Very Short History of Big Data http://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2013/05/09/a-very-short-history-of-big- data/ Big data tutorial: Everything you need to know http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/guides/Big-data-tutorial-Everything-you- need-to-know What Governmental Big Data May Mean For Libraries http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/05/oa/what-governmental-big-data-may- mean-for-libraries/ Promise and Problems of Big Data http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/03/opinion/steven-bell/promise-and- problems-of-big-data-from-the-bell-tower/ 57 55. Jennifer W. Baxmeyer Leader, Serials and E-Resources Team Princeton University Library Technical Services Department jennifer@jenniferbax.net http://www.linkedin.com/in/cellobax/ http://www.facebook.com/cellobax http://twitter.com/JenBaxmeyer 56. Links in this presentation, 1 Emerging Technologies Library job on JobLIST http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/Emerging-Technologies-and-Web- Librarian/23580.cfm Stanford University Libraries Emerging Technologies Team http://emergingtech.stanford.edu/ DC Public Library Digital Commons http://www.dclibrary.org/digitalcommons DC Public Library Digital Commons http://www.districtdispatch.org/2013/07/launch-of-dcpls-digital-commons- opens-doors-to-cutting-edge-technology/ Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/center- information-research-and-innovation-ciri/library-2013-worldwide-virtual- conference List of library webinars http://neflin2.blogspot.com/ 59 57. Links in this presentation, 2 Penn State University Libraries chat reference page http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/help.html Multnomah County Library RSS feeds https://multcolib.org/rss-feeds Berkeley Public Library mobile app http://www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org/services_and_resources/BPL_Mobile. php Ohio University mobile apps http://www.library.ohiou.edu/services/computing-printing/mobile-apps/ MIT Libraries mobile apps http://libguides.mit.edu/content.php?pid=174869&sid=1481866 Skokie Public Library screencasts http://www.skokie.lib.il.us/screencasts/ UT Health Science Center Library QR codes http://library.uthscsa.edu/2012/05/access-e-journals-quickly-on-your- smartphone-or-tablet-at-the-briscoe-library/ 60 58. Links in this presentation, 3 QR Codes in Libraries: Some Examples http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2013/04/qr-codes-in-libraries-some- examples/ Caltech Library iPads page http://libguides.caltech.edu/content.php?pid=178339&sid=1500752 OverDrive http://www.overdrive.com/libraries BiblioTech (Bexar County Digital Library) http://bexarbibliotech.org/ Encore (Innovative Interfaces) http://www.iii.com/products/encore.shtml EBSCO Discovery Service http://www.ebscohost.com/discovery Ex Libris Primo http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/PrimoOverview Ex Libris Alma http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/AlmaOverview Serials Solutions Summon http://www.serialssolutions.com/en/services/summon/ Serials Solutions AquaBrowser http://www.serialssolutions.com/en/services/aquabrowser/ 61 59. Links in this presentation, 4 VuFind http://vufind.org/ Blacklight http://projectblacklight.org/ Umlaut https://github.com/team-umlaut/umlaut/wiki/What-is-Umlaut- anyway? SearchWorks at Stanford University Libraries http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ University of Texas Libraries catalog record for Big data http://catalog.lib.utexas.edu/record=b8268010~S29 University of Texas Libraries catalog record for The night circus http://catalog.lib.utexas.edu/record=b7829162~S29 Orange County Library System catalog record for The night circus http://iii.ocls.info/record=b1772831 StackMap http://www.stackmap.com/ Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/langstonhugheslibrary 62 60. Links in this presentation, 5 New York Public Library's Twitter page https://twitter.com/nypl University of Tennessee Libraries YouTube instruction channel http://www.youtube.com/user/utkinstruct Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library on Foursquare http://foursquare.com/venue/308934 San Francisco Public Library - Main Branch on Yelp http://www.yelp.com/biz/san-francisco-public-library-main-branch-san- francisco Harris County Public Library's Pinterest page http://pinterest.com/hcpl/ The Library of Congress flickr page http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/ UCLA Powell Library's Instagram page http://instagram.com/ucla_powell_library Queens Library Goodreads page http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/58240-queens-library 63 61. Links in this presentation, 6 Libraries "magazine" on Flipboard https://flipboard.com/section/libraries- bz2m37 Crowdsourcing at The New York Public Library http://menus.nypl.org/ Crowdsourcing at The University of Alabama Hoole Library http://www.lib.ua.edu/libraries/hoole/crowdsourcing Internet Archive http://archive.org/index.php Open Library http://openlibrary.org/ Google Books http://books.google.com/ HathiTrust http://www.hathitrust.org/ Digital Public Library of America http://dp.la/ International Games Day @ Your Library http://igd.ala.org/about/ 7 Things Libraries Can Do with Google Glass http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/libraries/6-things-libraries-can-do-with-google-glass/ 3D printing @ Columbia Library http://3dprint.cul.columbia.edu/ Demonstration of on-demand book printing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q946sfGLxm4 64 62. Additional resources, 1 NMC (New Media Consortium) Horizon Report, 2013 edition http://www.educause.edu/library/resources/2013-horizon-report (The NMC Horizon Report is an unbiased source of information that helps education leaders, trustees, policy makers, and others easily understand the impact of key emerging technologies on education, and when they are likely to enter mainstream use.) Rutgers SC&I MLIS Colloquium: Panel Discussion Emerging Technologies and Trends in the Library World http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACDoINzoPss ALAs State of Americas Libraries Report 2013 http://www.ala.org/news/state-americas-libraries-report-2013 What is your Library doing about Emerging Technologies (report on panel session held at ALA in 2010) http://litablog.org/2010/07/what-is-your-library-doing-about- emerging-technologies/ 66 63. Additional resources, 2 67 Library 2.0 website http://www.library20.com/ TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks about technology http://www.ted.com/topics/technology TED Talks YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector 10 Great Technology Initiatives for Your Library http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/article/10-great- technology-initiatives-your-library Public Libraries Online: The Wired Library (blog) http://publiclibrariesonline.org/category/the-wired-library/ The Impact of Cloud Technologies on Libraries (panel discussion at Virginia Commonwealth University) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQLW0Nl-gtQ 64. Additional resources, 3 3D Printing in Libraries: Inspiration or Distraction? http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2013/01/3d-printing-in- libraries-inspiration-or-distraction.html 3D Printers in the Library: Toward a Fablab in the Academic Library http://acrl.ala.org/techconnect/?p=1403 Web Scale Discovery What and Why? http://alatechsource.metapress.com/content/p2148444086n7r7t/fu lltext.html Organizing My Research Life (blog post about using LibX, Dropbox, Calibre, and Zotero) http://blogs.princeton.edu/librarian/2013/05/organizing-my- research-life-updated/ List of collaborative software (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_collaborative_software 68 65. Additional resources, 4 What is a Makerspace? Creativity in the Library http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2012/12/what-is-a- makerspace-creativity-in-the-library.html 10 Inspiring Pinterest Collections Created by Libraries and Librarians http://inalj.com/?p=9925 Library Pinterest Examples http://pinterest.com/lauramgentry/library-pinterest-examples/ What is Cloud Computing and How will it Affect Libraries? http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/blog/what-is-cloud-computing- and-how-will-it-affect-libraries? Readings on the Google Book Settlement on the ACRL website http://www.scholcomm.acrl.ala.org/node/57 69 66. Additional resources, 5 Google wins significant ruling in digital books lawsuit (article from July 2, 2013) http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_23584291/google-wins- significant-ruling-digital-books-lawsuit OCLCResearch YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/oclcresearch OCLC Research is one of the worlds leading centers devoted exclusively to the challenges facing libraries and archives in a rapidly changing information technology environment. MOOC List (a complete list of MOOCs) http://www.mooc-list.com/ MOOCs and Libraries: Massive Opportunity or Overwhelming Challenge? http://www.oclc.org/research/events/2013/03-18.html 70 67. Additional resources, 6 Keeping up With... Gamification http://www.ala.org/acrl/publications/keeping_up_with/gamification Why Gamify and What to Avoid in Library Gamification http://acrl.ala.org/techconnect/?p=1633 71