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Future Technologies Presentation

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Introduction to Palatine Public Library's Technology Plan for 2008-2009, with a taste of Web 2.0 for good measure.

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Future Technologies Presentation

  1. 1. Future Technologies at Palatine Public Library Staff Development Day Friday, October 24, 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>Learn about the Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Discover exciting new technologies, emerging trends and innovations that are shaping the future of computing in libraries and beyond </li></ul><ul><li>Explore opportunities to build communities with new tools </li></ul><ul><li>Experience the engaging spirit of collaboration in social networking </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Technology Plan, FY 2008-2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Goals & Objectives </li></ul>
  4. 4. Bridge to Success Librarian Happy Patron
  5. 5. <ul><li>Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic information accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Network viability </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate hardware & software </li></ul><ul><li>Millennium (Integrated Library System) </li></ul><ul><li>Training for patrons, staff & Trustees </li></ul>Improve the following areas:
  6. 6. Upgrade our Website
  7. 7. Upgrade our Intranet
  8. 8. Provide email for all staff
  9. 9. Provide relevant blogs
  10. 10. Provide virtual reference service
  11. 11. Enhance digital marketing
  12. 12. Improve bandwidth
  13. 13. Maximize database access
  14. 14. Enhance computer workstations
  15. 15. Provide a dynamic computer lab
  16. 16. Out with the Old / In with the New
  17. 17. Research viability of gaming
  18. 18. Network Maintenance & Support
  19. 19. Revisit staff committee model
  20. 20. Optimize Millennium ILS/WebPac
  21. 21. Offer relevant training opportunities
  22. 22. How is technology transforming us?
  23. 23. Where do we start?
  24. 24. Promote Visibility <ul><li>Tools like Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Share our vision </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect our character </li></ul><ul><li>Engage audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage participation </li></ul><ul><li>Assert relevance </li></ul><ul><li>… and are really fun! </li></ul>
  25. 25. Meet Users Where They Spend Their “ Me ” Time
  26. 27. Start Conversations
  27. 28. Talk About What You Know
  28. 29. Share Your Discoveries
  29. 30. Express Your Opinion
  30. 31. Make Information Work For You
  31. 32. The World @ Your Fingertips <ul><li>Handheld devices now </li></ul><ul><li>support everything: </li></ul><ul><li>Phone </li></ul><ul><li>Texting </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>… and more! </li></ul>
  32. 33. Play With Technology
  33. 34. Play With Games and Computers
  34. 35. Play With the Social Web
  35. 40. What matters most to you?
  36. 41. Connect with others
  37. 42. Where will you go next?
  38. 43. Thank you!

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