Presentation on theme: "Sustainability2.0: the Deakin experience Sue Owen, Deakin University Library Reality 2.0 Reality 2.0 ALIA – SLA Seminar Series for Information Professionals."— Presentation transcript:
Sustainability2.0: the Deakin experience Sue Owen, Deakin University Library Reality 2.0 Reality 2.0 ALIA – SLA Seminar Series for Information Professionals - Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne, September 2008
What am I? Something to read …Something to write with Young school kids in USA, late 1980s a computer......
in the world according to
Make your computer work better Go mobile Communicate, show & share Explore and innovate Search Not to mention … something to read / to write with
Our challenge at Deakin Library.... give our students and staff an edge discovering, obtaining, managing and utilising information resources to help them to achieve great things
Our vision is to facilitate the interconnection of people technology and information
.We... people technology information welcome Web2.0
Re-invention rules! ABC Radio ABC Radio + website ABC Radio + website + podcasts + listenOnline + POOL + linking to iView
Nothing new for Libraries to be Leaders Web2.0 still new but the change process is old
Our organisations priorities and strategies lead the way define the goal posts provide leverage 2008/9 focus at Deakin enhancing student experience making a step change in research Sustainability is vital
14 Student experience at Deakin Whats important to our students: Being treated as an individual State-of-the-art courses well-supervised research training Well configured, accessible academic support services Physical and virtual environments conducive to learning Engagement as a member of the University community
15 In response, the Library has…
16 iGoogle Deakin University Library Search
17 iGoogle gadget Deakin University Library Search
18 Encore : search term - xhtml books articles Search and Discovery
19 Medicine Subject Guide LibGuides (Springshare)
>Video YouTube for student Orientation/Transition2Uni >Drupal – altDeakin >Mediawiki – internal wiki for sharing knowledge >Training via e-Live synchronous web forum (Elluminate Live) >Flickr – image floor plans >Netvibes – personalised power homepage >More under wraps Plus......
21 Health and Medical Library Hub Developing Physical Spaces
Student Rovers Peer support in physical spaces
One year ago Things for all Library staff Active learning.. Skill sharing.. Skills transfer Iterative application in workplace.. Librarys Web literacy to reach tipping point.. Web2.0 citizens.. advocates.. collaborators Top 2.0 apps for Deakin Library Staff are now: Facebook, Flickr (addicts), del.icio.us, Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Docs, YouTube, RSS......
2.0 - Bits of Limits o Activity in bursts, as with anything new o Conflicting messages - user feedback / research o Fragmented uptake by clients, stakeholders, ourselves o Readiness to share and build communities of practice within our institutions, our profession No longer fashion / fad / accessory.. becoming a way of life Key Driver
25 Sustainability2.0 at Deakin All leadership/project teams - questioning, responsive Online and physical spaces - flexible for future needs Iterative development - little and often Clear purpose - organisations priorities Partnering with academic staff who are ready Embracing diversity within all generations
From here, for Deakin Library invited to join our Universitys 2008 Second Life project e-simulation project development altDeakin Drupal development Handheld devices revolution Personalisation – skyhigh expectations Encore V2 development partnership continues More sharing, learning, library-ing