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1 A centre of expertise in digital information management UKOLN is supported by: Serving Digital Citizens : Public Libraries in the 21stC? Dr Liz Lyon, Director, UKOLN, University of Bath, UK Associate Director, UK Digital Curation Centre LGA / MLA Conference, London, December This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0

2 Rise of the digital citizen...

3 should Public Libraries engage?

4 C21st digital citizens today 97/ 7/ /

5 In the media

6 District of Columbia Public Library

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8 1 in 5 new apps in the Apple store last month was an ebook. There are now 10,000 ebooks for the iPhone & iPod Touch The mobile Public Library?

9 Go mobile: take the Library to the People.

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11 Blogging to promote local history

12 Community curation to improve text

13 2. The social space :....promoting communication, conversation, curation

14 Get social: community participation adds value.

15 Mass participation...

16 110 years later: still engaging the public in (citizen) science

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18 ....a citizen science hub? 3. The new Public Library...

19 Be creative: innovate and transform in the 21stC.

20 Civic engagement as Library mission.. Allen County PL

21 Take homes… 1.Go mobile: take the Library to the People 2.Get social: community participation adds value 3.Be creative: innovate and transform in Slides will be available at : New in 2010?


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