Library technology trends
Or, What I learned at the 2017 Fall CNI Meeting
What I'm going to talk about:
- Clifford Lynch's summary of trends
- Highlights from a few presentations:
- JSTOR Labs Text Analyzer
- DPLA Exchange and SimplyE
- Discovery in 2017
Top Trends for 2017....
"Both memory and science are becoming increasingly politicized"
2. Net neutrality
"The opportunities for mischief are endless"
3. Preserving the evidence
"The more ephemeral and volatile cultural record will be important evidence for scholars of the future"
4. Rethink our open access goals
"Why do we have an Institutional Repository and what do we hope to achieve by it?"
5. Measuring our progress
"Do we have any idea how we are doing?"
8. Linked Data
9. 3D objects and Augmented Reality
10. Two things that could change everything:
"We could suddenly find ourselves in a very unstable situation"
What I learned at three different sessions...
Michael Norman, University of Illinois
Roger Schonfeld, Ithaka S&R
Eric Frierson, EBSCO
56% of searches are for known items
"Delivery is discovery"
EDS - taking discovery to the next level
- "How do you want to get a hold of this?"
- "Estimated delivery on Wednesday, January 17th"
- "Or free through your interlibrary loan service - get it by February 1st"
- "Pick up at the library today between 8am and 5pm"
"Alexa, ask my library for articles on water shortages..."
Ability to search for Library resources from within Canvas
...and add them to faculty reading lists
Library technology trends 2017
By Emily Singley