Reimagining The Academic Library - Quiz

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Reimagining The Academic Library - Quiz

Please complete the following Quiz before June 17, 2016. Before you start the quiz you should view ACRL/Choice Webinars: Reimagining the Academic Library


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    David Lewis talks about Wikipedia as a disruptive innovation (as defined by Clayten Christensen). Give three other examples of disruptive innovations?
  • 2. 
    According to Christensen why would it be difficult for libraries to innovate? (select all correct answers)
    • A. 

      We are encumbered by legacy systems

    • B. 

      We have too many millennials working in libraries

    • C. 

      We are too small to create centres of "innovation"

    • D. 

      We have too many baby boomers working in libraries

  • 3. 
    You start an innovation with . . . 
    • A. 

      Your most demanding customer

    • B. 

      Your least demanding customer

    • C. 

      Focus on everyone

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    (9:06) According to the presenter what is the most important characteristic of digital documents?
    • A. 

      Local versus universal

    • B. 

      Designed for one user versus useable by many

    • C. 

      The marginal cost of producing a digital document is zero

    • D. 

      Immutable versus easily changed

  • 5. 
    (10:54) According to Doctorow how are books and dogs the same?
    • A. 

      They are loyal

    • B. 

      They are special to people

    • C. 

      They are expensive

    • D. 

      They need to be walked

  • 6. 
    Explain the difference between link rot and content drift.
  • 7. 
    If gasoline had increased in price at the same rate as U.S. periodicals from 1986 to 2015, it would cost [blank] (U.S. dollars) a gallon. 
  • 8. 
    (27:00) How many objects were distributed with a creative commons licenses last year?
    • A. 

      Over one million

    • B. 

      Over one billion

    • C. 

      Over one trillion

    • D. 

      Over one googol

  • 9. 
    (29:57) Why were academic libraries created?
    • A. 

      So the University could have a building named after an important person

    • B. 

      Before google it was hard to find information

    • C. 

      Wikipedia hadn't been invented

    • D. 

      Because the market couldn't provide an efficient service directly to faculty and students

  • 10. 
    After you watch Clayten Christensen talk about milkshakes. www.youtube.com/watch?v=f84LymEs67Y(30:50) What product or service can you design that will help students and faculty do more effectively, conveniently and affordably a job they've been trying to do in their scholarly lives?
  • 11. 
    In the I "heart" UL campaign, what has increased in terms of what students love about the library?
    • A. 

      Study

    • B. 

      Resources

    • C. 

      Staff

    • D. 

      Technology

  • 12. 
    What characteristics of a third place do academic libraries have? (Happy Places: Third Places)
    • A. 

      Neutral

    • B. 

      Level (social status)

    • C. 

      Conversation is the main activity

    • D. 

      Accessible

    • E. 

      They have regulars

    • F. 

      Plain and unpretentious

    • G. 

      Playful mood

  • 13. 
    Canadian librarians will collectively keep our print legacy collections?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Why do you think the presenter talked about Watson Analytics?
  • 15. 
    What is the irony of the last slide of the presentation?
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