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In this episode, we talk about what data can do for business folks…both how to use it, and how NOT to use it. I encourage you to check it out:. Data Able is one of the elite podcasts on Data Science. Please also check out some of my favorite episodes that came before me in the series:. Posted in Uncategorized. Read Library Science Daily for their contributions to my library world.
I publish it every morning. Tagged academic librariansAcademic librariesBloggingHigher educationInstructionLibrarianslibrary sciencenetworkingPublic librariansReferenceSocial mediaTwitter. Collection development? Information literacy? Public speaking? But library? And given my experience, many have endorsed me for it. Library is a place you work. Some would even say that library is a package of services your community or place of education can offer. I suggest we stop endorsing each other for library as a skill on LinkedIn. You can read about more of the things that librarians care about at Library Science Daily.
And do you find a lot of information out there? Here are some reasons why librarians should blog and micro-blog tweet about their experiences with software products:. Filling the void. There is an astounding lack of librarian commentary on software on the web. Librarians are not all the same. Different librarians use software in different ways. Broken functionality. All library software has bugs, but are the defects a light breeze or a hurricane? My new favorite graphic for broken functionality:. Lack of a watchdog. Articles on software in the library trade journals are often word-for-word repeats of press releases.
Reading a blog is a good way to find out about unexpected experiences or a bad implementation. Justification of pricing. Online reviews help justify or un-justify the price of the product. It can help justify the reader in asking for a discount. Increased duties. Ideally, software takes pressure off librarians and increases automation. Are any of the new job duties a surprise? You can find out how scalable a library technology is. Can a large library system handle the product? Maybe a reader from another library will want to collaborate with you. You both use Product Xso maybe you can share some of the costs by forming some sort of alliance.
Career advancement. Having blogged thoughtfully about software may make you a better candidate for a technical position. You can read about the things that librarians care about at Library Science Daily.
Leave a comment! Tagged academic librariansBloggingbuyer's remorsecollaborationLibrarianslibrary sciencenetworkingPublic librariansscalabilitySocial mediasoftwarestabilitytechnologyTwitter. Vine has been generating a great deal of buzz recently. The iOS app owned by Twitter has many users tinkering with the six second video capture see what it can do—both personally and professionally.
We would be remiss if we did not mention actor Adam Goldbergwho has shown Vine users how powerful the app can really be BlackBookMag.
Additionally, Turkish journalist Tulin Daloglu was able to use Vine to capture the aftermath of a terrorist attack on a US Embassy by a suicide bomber. These two instances of give us a great framework of possible use for the app in our communications both personally and professionally in either artistic or realist fashion.
So the questions is: how can libraries use Vine to their advantage? Are there libraries on Vine? Searching for libraries on Vine is quite a challenge. Luckily, most Vine users use their Twitter handles to create a Vinewhich makes it easier to track down users on Vine. However, since the technology is still new, there are not many libraries onboard. Here is a list of libraries that are early adopters of Vine:. Maybe these libraries have given you ideas of how to use Vine to reach patrons?
These are the early stages of the app, and the potential is huge. Get on board and make something creative for your patrons! He is interested in information systems, digital humanities, and digital libraries. He hopes to use social media and de to reach patrons and increase library relevancy. It IS possible to create a great website for a public library!
Here are twenty examples…check them out! William F. You can read about the things that these important libraries are doing at Library Science Daily. Here I tried to list libraries that had beautiful websites. ly, I did a post called Libraries to Follow on Twitter. This is a follow-up…a list of active libraries that provide great content on Facebook. If you are trying to learn about what leading libraries are doing, check out the following Facebook s. I tried to list libraries that were active on Facebook and had a lot of followers.
More thanfull-time students in the region are experiencing the benefits of the cooperative purchasing of electronic resources and the delivery of materials to and from almost libraries in the Pacific Northwest. Effectively, there is now one huge collection, instead of many smaller collections. The libraries have ed forces for catag, e-resource management, collaborative collection development, and digital preservation. All of the 37 libraries will be using the same staff- and public-facing software bymaking it very possible to streamline workflows for technical services.
All libraries are migrating to new software, which is an enormous undertaking. People accessing the library inventory will have the same user experience at a major research university as those at a community college. Among others, the academic libraries include:. Going forward, the alliance of these academic libraries will make the Pacific Northwest even more of a major hub for national library conferences. In the coming years, consortia around the country will look to what the Orbis Cascade Alliance did, and how they managed to do it.
The benefits of the collaboration will include:.
For students at these institutions, more resources will be available than ever before, and in greater variety. For libraries outside the Pacific Northwest, it will be worth following the process, since libraries across the United States will be tempted to emulate the collaboration with neighboring institutions. Will this consortium lay the groundwork for all large consortial arrangements going forward?
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