(K211) Technology & innovations in libraries and their impact on learning, research and users

(K211) Technology & innovations in libraries and their impact on learning, research and users

Joe Murphy (http://joemurphylibraryfuture.com) is a Librarian and technology trend spotter. Formerly of Yale University Libraries, Joe now works as a consultant helping libraries and more prepare for upcoming technology trends. Joe is an author and editor, an international keynote speaker, and a conference organizer. RT: RT: RT @guacamole37: #iatul2012, #k211, connecting physical world with digital local information, QR codes: …...

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(X211) Bond University Library in your Face(book)

(X211) Bond University Library in your Face(book)

In 2006 Bond University Library was one of the first academic libraries in Australia to establish a blog. With the changes in the social media landscape Bond Library has now established a Facebook site. However, it is recognised that Facebook isn‘t the universally preferred social networking site. For example Renren is the most popular site in China; Cyworld in South Korea; Twitter in Japan and Wretch in Taiwan. Many universities have...

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(X212) Let technology do the lecturing: our space, your space

(X212) Let technology do the lecturing: our space, your space

The poster draws Singapore Management University Li Ka Shing Library‘s recent initiatives in introducing more e-learning as a response to students‘ feedback to have more library instructional sessions in electronic format. One of the e-learning modules that the library developed was a comprehensive suite of learning objects, titled Our Space, Your Space, which tackles the issues of library etiquette such as noise pollution, hogging practices...

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(X213) Using repository data to attract the researchers’ attention and to promote research outcomes – publications profiles at Chalmers University of Technology

(X213) Using repository data to attract the researchers’ attention and to promote research outcomes – publications profiles at Chalmers University of Technology

How can the library use the extensive and well-structured data contained in the institutional repository to attract the researchers‘ attention and to promote the research outcome of the university? Publication data is still usually presented in a traditional bibliographic style, in the form of publication lists and similair. But could this data also be used to present research activities and publications in a way that would get even more...

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(X214) Initiating information literacy instruction: collaboration with the NTU Engineering community

(X214) Initiating information literacy instruction: collaboration with the NTU Engineering community

Self-directed and independent learning is an essential component of today‘s university curriculum and many libraries conduct information literacy workshops to equip the communities that they serve for this purpose. Changes in learning, research, information needs and the behaviour of users, as they interact with disruptive technology necessitate the continual development of information literacy modules that remain relevant and timely. The...

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(X215) Academic Link: A new library concept to promote students’ active learning

(X215) Academic Link: A new library concept to promote students’ active learning

Our poster aims to introduce the Academic Link, a new concept that Chiba University launched in April 2011 to promote students‘ active learning. The university library is spearheading the institution‘s educational reform with this challenging and ambitious educational concept. The goal of Academic Link is to foster information and learning skills, which would facilitate students‘ lifelong learning to meet the demands of the evolving...

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