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2013North Carolina Serials ConferenceRachel L. FrickDirector, Digital Library FederationCouncil on Library and information ResourcesWhats going on where, Who is involved, Why should I care and how does this effect me and what I do every day1My PerspectiveSerialist,Vendor, NC-AHEC circuit librarian, TechServices, Digitization, Federal grants officer,Community Builder Current organizationCLIR Council on Library and Information ResourcesThe DLF Digital Library [email protected] www.diglib.org
2o years ago first ejournal check in at UNC-Ch Print it off and bind it..
We have been talking about the future for a while now are we there yet?
2There is a lot going onShared Print ArchivesOpen Access DPLADPNAPTrustDDA, PDA, RDA & RDABibFRAMELinked Data
Research Data Alliance vs. Resource Description and Access3Its an exciting time to be a Librarian. Really.
Its the end of the world as we know it (And I feel fine).~R.E.M.and its just Beginning..I believe that we are at the threshold. But just at the very thresholdthe very beginning. The incunabula period of the digital age.
T. Scott PlutchakBreaking the Barriers of Time and SpaceJ Med Libr Assoc.2012 January;100(1): 1019.doi:10.3163/1536-5050.100.1.004The Networkchanges Everything
Multiple Communities Interdisciplinarity
Leverage Local Expertise
Amplifies Local Excellence
Networked, Lee Raine & Barry Wellman
Almost EVERY presentation by Lorcan Dempsey since 2005,(a good one is from a LIBER symposium in 2008 - http://www.oclc.org/content/dam/research/presentations/dempsey/lir.pptCollaboration /Scale
Continuum of Collaboration, Gunter Waiblehttp://www.oclc.org/research/publications/library/2010/2010-09.pdf
Macro-SolutionsAbove Campus ServicesJohn Wilkin, Paul Courant, Educause Review, August 2010
Service as Infrastructure
DataOne, DPN, HathiTrust, shared print archives
CLIR annual Report 2009-2010 http://www.clir.org/pubs/annual/previous-annual-reports/annual_archive.html/10annrep.pdf
Cloud LibraryDistributed Shared Print NetworkMade possible by HathiTrustOCLC Cloud Library Report, C. MalpasReport Print Management at Mega-Scale http://www.oclc.org/research/publications/library/2012/2012-05r.html
ReCAP - http://recap.princeton.edu/ WEST - http://www.cdlib.org/services/west/about/ ASERL / University of Florida: US Gov Docshttp://www.aserl.org/programs/gov-doc/ Maine Shared Print - http://www.maineinfonet.net/mscs/ Organizational Node: Center for Research LibrariesPrint Archive Community Forumhttp://www.crl.edu/archiving-preservation/print-archives/forum
10,588,232 total volumes5,571,837 book titles275,919 serial titles3,705,881,200 pages475 terabytes125 miles8,603 tons3,268,744 volumes(~31% of total) in the public domain
9DPLA- Hubs Pilot
DataData Driven Decision Making
Research Data big and small
Library Collections as Data
Collections as Data
Collection Data Mashup
A piece of data or content is open ifAnyone is free to use, reuse and redistribute data and/or content subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and/ or share-alike. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cornelluniversitylibrary/3855920935/Open for BusinessWalters museumDonated 19,000 frelly licensed images to Wikimedia
Rijks museum /Studio
Walters - TheWalters Art Museumin Baltimore, Maryland, has donated more than19,000 freely-licensed imagesof artworks toWikimedia Commons. The Walters collection includes ancient art, medieval art and manuscripts, decorative objects, Asian art and Old Master and 19th-century paintings. The images and their associated information will join our collection of more than 12 million freely usable media files, which serves as the repository for the 285 language editions of Wikipedia. The project began taking shape in February 2012, as part of theGLAM-Wiki initiative(Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums).15Not Business as UsualIts All LocalLocal Collections are the Dark matter of a Linked Data world ~ Susan Hildreth, Director IMLS, DPLAWest 2012
Bringing your Community to the worldTurning Collection Development Inside Out, Dorthea Salo. http://vimeo.com/20019850
Broaden you scope
Allow for SerendiptyIts our mission
The Mission of Librarians is to Improve Society through Facilitating Knowledge Creation in their CommunitiesR. David LankesAtlas of New Librarishiphttp://www.newlibrarianship.org/wordpress/
Libraries have re-conceived goals, shifting from a collection-centric focus to one that is engagement-based
True deep engagement
What is driving this? It is the network, social structuring of how we work and collaborate, and the demand for and glut of data.17Service TurnDefining distinctive services with the clarity with which we have defined distinctive collections allows us to acknowledge that the 21st century will be marked by different, but equally valid, definitions of excellence in academic libraries, and that the manner in which individual libraries demonstrate excellence will be distinctive to the service needs, and to the opportunities to address those needs, found on each campus.Scott Walter. Distinctive Signifiers of Excellence: Library Services and the Future of the Academic Library. Coll. & res. libr.January 201172:6-This lecture, reflecting on future roles, posits the potential dawning of a great age of librarians,if librarians make the conceptual shift of focusing on their own skills and activities rather than on their libraries18Library or Librarianship?
Its not about the books
We need to choose: the building or the communities ?
A degree does not define us
We must understand that if we limit our vision to the care and feeding of our buildings and our collections, if we spend too much time worrying about how to get people into the building so that we can serve them, we will fail to meet our critical responsibilities to society. The care and feeding of our buildings and collections still needs to be done, but we cannot allow it to define us. T. Scott Plutchak
wouldnt we be better off talking about the value of the work done by those who work in libraries, regardless of degrees, job titles, or faculty status?
It is about being seen as a cricital component on the knowledge creation cycle in an information based economy. This lecture, reflecting on future roles, posits the potential dawning of a great age of librarians,if librarians make the conceptual shift of focusing on their own skills and activities rather than on their librariesthe gatekeeping impulse has a great deal to do with a desire to preserve the field as a site of virtue.
But I wonder if there is a way to change the narrative (hat tip to Bess Sadler for the phrase). What if the story was that the work libraries do is so important and so cool that everyone wants a piece of it? Or that libraries are such logical places for a broad range of services and resources that of course we need to hire folks with a broader range of education and skills and talents? And in terms of faculty status, I love whatDeborah Jakubs had to sayon an earlier post:librarians are learned and talented and bring skills and attitudes and services to the university that most regular faculty both admire and need. So rather than constantly trying to compare ourselves to faculty, and often coming up short, lets celebrate the differences and complementarity.
19Librarians neededDavid Weinberger Too Big to Knowhttp://www.toobigtoknow.com/
Bethany Nowviskie Too Small to Failhttp://nowviskie.org/2012/too-small-to-fail/
Alistair Croll A Billion Bad Librarianshttp://erl2013.sched.org/event/393e3c246af45e565c7314e6f097467a#.UUE9A1t35XA
It is time to experiment back to the idea at that we are the beginning stages of the mash-up between the social network and digital content.
But what they especially encouraged me to convey is what one person characterized as a sense of optimism that comes from being encouraged to take risks, and another as excitement to share even failures as a positive outcome (that is, as a learning experience for everybodya scholarly and social contribution we can all make, when we are not asked to hide our messes or mistakes).
20Be part* of the conversation
http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcwathieu/2979581445/Conversations build new KnowledgeEngage, Listen, resist the urge to broadcast
Talk to someone new
Snark less, listen more
We connect people to knowledge. We bring people together with the intellectual content of the past and present so that new knowledge can be created. We provide the ways and means for people to find entertainment and solace and enlightenment and joy and delight in the intellectual, scientific and creative work of other people. This is what we have always been about.Plutchak T.S. http://www.tscott.typepad.com/tsp/2007/01/what_do_you_cal.htm Many challenges facing the libraries have a solution started, or achieved in other communities we need to be willing to adopt technologies, and professionals that are developed outside of libraryland.
21Librarians without BordersRoam where you want to
Get out of the Box
Dont be pigeonholed
Be a traveller, stay curious
Generation Flux http://www.fastcompany.com/generation-flux#genflux
Its up to youThe potential dawning of a great age of librarians,if librarians make the conceptual shift of focusi