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    • ~ Office of the Third Sector > About Us
    ~ The future role of the third sector in social and economic regeneration. Office of the Third Sector, 2007
  • Third Sector Careers
    • ~ CILIP > Jobs & careers > … > Not for profit libraries
  • Impact of New Technology
    • Characteristics :
    ~ Megan Griffith and Karl Wilding. How ICT is shaping the future design and delivery of public services. ICT Foresight, 2008: 11.
  • Membership Models
    • ~ David Wilcox. Network structures. Socialmedia wikispace
    • ~ Megan Griffith. How online communities can make the net work for the VCS. NCVO Third Sector Foresight, 2007: 19.
    • In 2007, the Performance Hub identified increased access to information as a major driver for change in the Third Sector. In 2008, they highlight the need for new ways to manage information, focusing on tagging and User-Generated Content.
    • ( cf )
  • Supporting traditional services
    • Many Third Sector information professionals are incorporating 2.0 processes into their workflow – e.g. picking up news through RSS / atom feeds
    ( Access The College of Optometrists Library pages here )
  • Creating 2.0 Services
    • Inner Temple Library offers a current awareness blog (inc. feeds), twitter (inc. feed), widget , Facebook page , flickr (inc. feed) and a wiki of court transcripts (inc. feed)
  • Social Networking
    • Local causes like this can use social networks to reach supporters outwith their geographic area.
  • Social Networking Facilities
    • The research jury is still out on the cost-benefit ratio of building your own gated community, but potential advantages include providing added value to members, increased web-traffic and brand loyalty. ( cf Communities )
  • Raising Awareness
    • Josie Crimp uses her LiveJournal blog to document her experience at the NPH Children’s Home in Mexico, which raises awareness of the charity and VSO generally.
  • Many of the most exciting things are happening outside the library :
  • Campaigning & Comms Rule!
    • Information Professionals need to network and sell our skills:
    • “ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the ones
    • that we seek.”
    • ~ Barack Obama
    • February 2008
    Image: christinethedunn,
    • Anne Welsh ~