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How will Libraries and Museums be different in the Year 2020?

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Schloss Leopoldskron
Health and Healthcare Series III, Innovating for Value in Health Care Delivery: 
Better Cross-Border Learning, Smarter Adaptation and Adoption 
Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture
19 Oct - 23 Oct, 2011
 Economic Growth and Social Protection in Asia: What lessons learned can be exchanged between Asia and the rest of the world?

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A detailed description of the "Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture" session, conducted in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century by Henry Jenkins
An occasional paper on digital media and learning. Henry Jenkins, Director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Written with Katie Clinton, Ravi Purushotma, Alice J. Robison, Margaret Weigel

Join the Conversation: Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture
IMLS, together with leaders from around the world, took part in the Salzburg Global Seminar, in October, 2011, to explore Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture. This was an exciting opportunity to engage in a conversation about how our increasingly global and connected society impacts the roles of libraries and museums.

Robert Stein's Three Questions
Robert Stein, deputy director for Research, Technology and Engagement at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, blogs this session on the IMA site. His position of being a museum executive, and a technologist, informs his questioning of where libraries and museums will be heading, in the next decade.

Tame The Web: Libraries, Technology and People by Michael Stephens
Michael Stephens, assistant professor in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University, has been blogging the session on his Tame The Web blog, as well as Tweeting, using the hash tag SGSCULTURE. Take a look to see how this session looks, through Michael's eyes!

Session Faculty

Mats Widbom
Richard Lankes

Listen to excerpts or complete versions of Salzburg Global Seminar presentations

  • Co-chair Americo Castilla discusses the value of libraries in an electronic age
  • Anupam Sah reflects on preservation of heritage and the role of museums within the community
  • Catalina Escobar Bravo discusses the importance of teaching new techonology in the library world
  • David Lankes discusses the meaning of participatory culture and ways libraries can support learning through technology
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