Presentation on theme: "Four inconsistent pictures, some questions and no answers: some notes about research libraries in modern times Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC Research Cambridge."— Presentation transcript:
Four inconsistent pictures, some questions and no answers: some notes about research libraries in modern times Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC Research Cambridge University Library, 13 October 2008
C REDITS Slide 1. Picture of Sterling Memorial Library. Günter Waibel. Slide 17. From avlxyz on Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/avlxyz/2077892948/. License: Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic http://www.flickr.com/photos/avlxyz/2077892948/ Slide 10. eBoy foobar poster. http://hello.eboy.com/eboy/wp- content/uploads/shop/EBY_FooBar_35t.png. Available from http://shop.eboy.com/.http://hello.eboy.com/eboy/wp- content/uploads/shop/EBY_FooBar_35t.png http://shop.eboy.com/ Slide 21. Bondi Bay. Sydney. Powerhouse Museum. On Flickr commons. http://www.flickr.com/photos/powerhouse_museum/2363539264/ Also at: http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=30 669. No known copyright restrictions. http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=30 669
ONE Materials workflow and the library systems management environment
User environment Materials workflow Management environment End User Access Management Digitised/ Digital Bought/ Physical Elctronic/ Licensed Special colls/ Archives Management
User environment Library & Network Resource Management environment End User Access Management Digitised/ Digital Bought/ Physical Elctronic/ Licensed Special colls/ Archives Find It Get It Manage It Metadata Content
User environment Library & Network Resource Management environment End User Access Management Digitised/ Digital Bought/ Physical Elctronic/ Licensed Special colls/ Archives Find It Get It Manage It Metadata Content ILL/CIRCLINK RESOLVERSPECIAL ILSERMREPOSITORY OPACMetaSearchWebsiteA-ZNxtGen MARCDCEADA&IXXX
C OLLECTIONS GRID highlow high Stewardship Uniqueness Low-Low Freely-accessible web resources Open source software Newsgroup archives Low-High Books & Journals Newspapers Gov Documents CD & DVD Maps Scores High-Low Research & Learning Materials Institutional records ePrints/tech reports Learning objects Courseware E-portfolios Research data Prospectus Insitutional website High-High Special Collections Rare books Local/Historical Newspapers Local History Materials Archives & Manuscripts Theses & dissertations
Licensed Purchaser Licensed Scholarly record? Book content Print (B&J) Value – Opportunity cost Systemwide – Storage – Digitization – Preservation highlow high Stewardship Uniqueness B OOKS AND JOURNALS
Archives and special collections Mobilize in learning and research Digitize The new institutional record The outputs of research and learning – Data – big and small – Eprints, learning materials – A lifes work on a thumb drive Records management – Podcasts, videos, … – Website, prospectus, … – Business records highlow high Stewardship Uniqueness T HE NEW SPECIAL COLLECTIONS ?
THREE Library services in the new network environment
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