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Digital strategies for 21 st century libraries. Wolfram Horstmann. Overview. 21 st century libraries ~ A mission ~ Digital strategies ~. 21st century libraries ~. What can be said about 2099?. In 1911, could she predict the Internet?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<p>Publikationsdienste an der UB</p> <p>Digital strategies for 21st century librariesWolfram HorstmannOverview</p> <p>21st century libraries~</p> <p>A mission~</p> <p>Digital strategies~</p> <p>21st century libraries</p> <p> ~What can be said about 2099?In 1911, could she predict the Internet?</p> <p> 1: World LibraryArthur C. Clarke predicts computer based universal encyclopaedia in 1962.</p> <p> Prediction 2: Closed Library maybe you would have simply banned the Internet to keep the libraries open.</p> <p>Literature is here to stay...It cannot be foreseen that literature will not be at the heart of scholarship in the next decades.</p> <p></p> <p>...but new things come on top.The world of knowledge has changed radically arriving at a universal encyclopaedia.</p> <p></p> <p>New types of usersLibrary users are not only readers but knowledge workers.</p> <p></p> <p> units of knowledgeEnhanced publications are a continuum of textual resources and underlying data.</p> <p></p> <p>New technologyComplex knowledge resources can now be modelled and linked on the web even for inferential computing. </p> <p></p> <p>A mission</p> <p> ~A 21st century library missionTo build the most complete and authoritative web representation of physical and digital knowledge resources at the universityknow.uni-x.orgApproach: the user as moving targetKnowledge networking is a dynamic and complex task, in which the user is a constant. </p> <p></p> <p>Background: McLuhans SensoriumThere is no principal difference between physical and digital knowledge resources (media) both are the extensions of human needs</p> <p></p> <p>Digital strategies</p> <p> ~Make all knowledge resources for the university discoverable digitally.Calculation of existing knowledge resources at the university and percentage of coverage.</p> <p>#1 Quality of service</p> <p>Anticipate the human being behind the screen.Usage statistics, webometrics, user satisfaction surveys.</p> <p>#2 Understanding users</p> <p>Augment the unique local collections with digital knowledge resources.Number of physical and digital resources linked and their stats.</p> <p>#3 Collection development</p> <p>Learn to think like the digital user thinks.Trainings integrated in curricula; number of collaborative projects &amp; amount of funding; hours of staff in training.</p> <p>#4 Staff skills</p> <p>Implement transparent and effective digital knowledge policies.Number and quality of policy compliant services and knowledge resources.</p> <p>#5 Governance</p> <p>Maximize the global digital footprint by acting as a knowledge hub.Number of MoUs, service contracts as well as human and machine interface procedure calls.#6 Collaboration</p> <p></p> <p>Conclusion</p> <p>~21st century libraries~Will face the challenge of constantly changing digital developments in the 21st century.~Can follow if the user is kept in the focus.~Build an augmented knowledge space of physical and digital resources for their users on the web.~Will act as the knowledge hub for the university.~</p> <p> Thank you</p>