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1 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 1 Wojciech Cellary Katedra Technologii Informacyjnych Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu Mansfelda 4, Poznań Libraries in the electronic, knowledge- based economy

2 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 2 Return to the fundamental questions What is the role of libraries in the information society and electronic knowledge-based economy?

3 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 3 Factual predomination of the electronic (form) over the paper (form) available regardless of the readers place of residence available regardless of time: day or night the year it was published cheap storage and availability multimedia automatic transformation, which means it can be personalized non-linear (hypertext and hypermedia) interactive An electronic book (content of the book) is: 200 GB hard drive costs 200 zł You can place 111 million pages on it Pages stored one on top of the other would be 11 km long Pages stored in a row would be km long They would cost (only paper) 4 million zł

4 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 4 Digital libraries Freedom of possession meaning access to texts does not depend on having a carrier In the Future – e-paper meaning all books of the world available on one e-page

5 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 5 Digital libraries 10% of internauts – more than 20 hours a week, 19% of Polish internauts – from 5 to 20 hours a week, 44 % of Polish internauts – from 1 to 5 hours a week. Time spent on-line by Polish internauts: Poles spend on-line 4 million hours per year

6 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 6 Reading books 51% of Poles over 15 do not read books at all 32% of Poles read books occasionally (up to 6 books per year) 17% of Poles read more than 6 books per year Poles spend 400 million hours per year on reading books

7 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 7 Comparison 13 million of surfing Poles spend 10 times more time on the Internet than 15 million of reading Poles spend on books 9 million of Poles surf the Web and read 4 million of Poles surf, but do not read 5 million of Poles do not surf, but read BUT:

8 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 8 Generation change People aged Generation in PowerNation of the Future People aged % have higher education 49% are studying at universities Education background

9 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 9 Why do people study? People study because they want to work in the knowledge-based economy Services based on knowledge Discovering knowledge research Using knowledge design (products, services, processes) implementation re-organisation Passing on knowledge teaching consulting advising

10 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 10 Knowledge-based service If after a natural change of generations, half of the society wants to make a living by providing services based on knowledge, then: Knowledge-based services must be a business activity

11 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 11 Warning The uneducated half of the society The educated half of the society Such an economic model is absolutely unrealistic Society makes a living working physically in the private sector and pays taxes to support a public sector Provides knowledge-based services for free and is supported by the taxes

12 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 12 Specific knowledge The greater the knowledge in society, the bigger the need for knowledge

13 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 13 Liability The more knowledge we give to the society for free, the more the educated part of society will demand Therefore there will be a need to set higher taxes for the uneducated part of the society Positive feed-back always leads to instability Such a system must collapse !

14 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 14 Knowledge sector Purchase – sale of products and services based on knowledge Income accumulation for national budget by selling knowledge Income accumulation for knowledge companies Therefore The knowledge sector must be a business sector Economy based on Knowledge

15 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 15 Future of the libraries If paper books are not going to last then libraries and reading rooms will not last either In future libraries, it wont be the books that are the most important - there wont be any – but the librarians

16 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 16 Librarians for the excluded ones for the active ones Consultancy what kind of knowledge to buy in order to not to be excluded what knowledge to create and sell to support their families New role, new competence

17 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 17 Conclusion Librarians will last, if they adapt to new challenges of the electronic economy based on knowledge Paper libraries will not last – they will turn into museums

18 (c) W. Cellary 2010 slajd 18 Thank You Wojciech Cellary


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