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1 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library Beyond the stereotype Stephen Parnell

2 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library Change and the university library An educational role The teaching and learning framework An online strategy Transnational programs and internationalisation Budget limitations Other environmental factors

3 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library The library environment  Collaboration  Continuity  Change  Connectivity  Competition

4 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library The Library and University strategy A physical and virtual environment for teaching & learning Skills staff and students will be expected to demonstrate Work practices and working arrangements Levels and patterns of service in different situations

5 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library “The core activity of a learning commons would not be the manipulation and mastery of information…but the collaborative learning by which students turn information into knowledge and sometimes into wisdom” Scott Bennett Libraries designed for learning 2003 The changing library building

6 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library “The traditional separation of academic, leisure and work time is fusing into a seamless world aided and supported by nomadic computing and information appliances that support multiple activities” OCLC 2003 Environmental scan: pattern recognition Changing patterns in library use

7 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library Librarians...the people who have seen the farthest, done the most, accepted the hardest challenges, and demonstrated most clearly the benefits of digital information Ayers and Grisham EDUCAUSE Review 38 (6) 2003 Beyond the stereotype

8 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library Interpretation / manipulation of raw data Medici effect Googlezon Developing tools and strategies to make finding information easier Sharing the skills that make the location and evaluation of information easier Opportunities and challenges

9 Educating Professionals. Creating and Applying Knowledge. Serving the Community The Library if librarians don’t stamp books, what do they do? if users find information themselves, what is the role of a librarian? If ‘everything’ is online –is there still a need for library buildings Points to ponder


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