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PEOPLE'S FRONT DOOR

Re-imagining the Public Library

Technology is changing our world and the world of libraries fast!


More than 150 million people will be born this year‌

‌.they will be born into a technological and information led economy Image Inspired by Ned potter


Never has information been so important

Never has technology been so focused on how we access information

Never has technology been so focused on The access of information


Leadership

Ok ! so we are no longer the gatekeepers of information!


…but we can become the launchpad for a new future Courtesy Ned Potter


Our future customers and the way they communicate


Technology is widely used now in nursery and early years schools


………and even more so in schools


So we must ask ourselves what have our libraries got for him in 5 years time?


MY TOP 10 TRENDS 1. Creating enterprise spaces 2. Supporting the public to develop econtent / e-books 3. 3D printing 4. Interactivity/ hands on learning 5. Augmented/virtual reality 6. Fully digital libraries 7. Hybrid spaces /co-Location with other public services 8. Democratisation of information 9. Big data 10.Learning to be competitive


ENTERPRISE SPACES


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1. THE AR GAME 2. 3D PRINTER 3. THE CHARACTERS

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MULTI-FUNCTIONAL SPACE/TIME SAVING TECHNOLOGY


THE LIBRARY IN YOUR POCKET-


What do all 4 of these images have in common? ………… ………………………………………..They are all libraries but without a book in sight


SPACES CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE


Liz McGettigan BA MCILIP ACMI FRSA Director of Digital Library Experiences SOLUS UK @lizmcgettigan

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Liz McGettigan Kulturis Novi Sad 2014  

Liz McGettigan Kulturis Novi Sad 2014  

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