Presentation on theme: "A centre of expertise in digital information management www.ukoln.ac.uk UKOLN is supported by: Serving Digital Citizens : Public Libraries in the 21stC?"— Presentation transcript:
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
Rise of the digital citizen...
should Public Libraries engage?
C21st digital citizens today 97/ 7/ /
In the media
District of Columbia Public Library
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?
Go mobile: take the Library to the People.
Blogging to promote local history
Community curation to improve text
2. The social space :....promoting communication, conversation, curation
Get social: community participation adds value.
110 years later: still engaging the public in (citizen) science
....a citizen science hub? 3. The new Public Library...
Be creative: innovate and transform in the 21stC.
Civic engagement as Library mission.. Allen County PL
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?