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  1. A Look into the Future Lynn Sutton, Ph.D. January 25, 2012

  2. Topics to cover • Future of the Book • Future of Libraries • A Library with a Future

  3. Where I Come From • Director of Hospital Library • Director of Science and Engineering Library • Director of Undergraduate Library • Associate Dean of ARL library system • Dean of Library at Wake Forest University

  4. Z Smith Reynolds LibraryWake Forest University • 6500 students including Undergrad, Medical, Law, Business, Divinity • 2 million volumes • 2,000 print journals, 50,000 e-journals • Open 140 hours/week • 53 library faculty/staff • $ 7 million budget • 2011 ACRL award

  5. Books and Libraries

  6. Library Learning TerraceDrexel University

  7. Library as Gatekeeper Of Books Where We’ve Been

  8. 2005 OCLC Report “Books” is the Library BRAND

  9. Where we are

  10. Tipping…tipping…tipped?

  11. The Future is Digital Digital content: • Journals (went first in scholarly world more than a decade ago) • Newspapers (fastest popular media to fall) • Books (tipping fast right now) • Media (with mega storage needs) • Data (next frontier for academic libraries) • Publishing (office of digital publishing at Wake)

  12. Look Down the Beach

  13. Two Different Constituencies Students Faculty

  14. Some Books are More Equal than Others

  15. Future of Libraries

  16. Library as Teacher

  17. Library as Technology Leader

  18. Library as Thinking Partner

  19. Library as Place

  20. A Library with a Future

  21. Embedded in class

  22. Library Lecture Series

  23. Academic Symposium

  24. Senior Showcase

  25. The Big Read

  26. Wake the Library

  27. Graffiti Wall

  28. Creative study

  29. 5K Fundraiser

  30. Capture the Flag

  31. Humans v Zombies

  32. Library Decorating Committee

  33. A Happy Place to Work

  34. Our Mission The mission of the Z Smith Reynolds Library Is to help our students, faculty and staff SUCCEED!

  35. Image Credits • Books: http://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/304220561/ • sizes/m/in/photostream/ • Terrace: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/ • 0,8599,2079800,00.html • Gate: http://www.art.com/products/p12209923-sa-i1584106/alan-blaustein-hampton-gate.htm • Jump: uploaded to Flickr on October 6, 2008by rosiehardy • Tipping point:uploaded to Flickr on April 10, 2009 by Max Z • Footprints: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kfergos/37070037/ • Baby: http://www.flickr.com/photos/umpcportal/4581962986/ • sizes/m/in/photostream/ • Old men: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicnac/3121705656/ • sizes/z/in/pool-554700@N23/ • Gutenberg: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/exhibitions/permanent/ • gutenberg/

  36. Lynn Sutton, Ph.D. Dean, Z Smith Reynolds Library Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC 27109 suttonls@wfu.edu