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Presentation at Online Information 2008 - http://www.online-information.co.uk/online08/seminar_description_online.html?presentation_id=401

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  • 1.  
  • 2.
    • ~ 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
  • 3. Third Sector Careers
    • ~ CILIP > Jobs & careers > … > Not for profit libraries
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Membership Models
    • ~ David Wilcox. Network structures. Socialmedia wikispace
  • 6.
    • ~ Megan Griffith. How online communities can make the net work for the VCS. NCVO Third Sector Foresight, 2007: 19.
  • 7.
    • 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 http://www.3s4.org.uk/drivers/new-ways-of-organising-online-information )
    Image: http://www.ncvo-vol.org.uk/uploadedFiles/NCVO/Publications/Publications_Catalogue/Quality/FutureFocus3.pdf
  • 8. 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 )
  • 9. 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)
  • 10. Social Networking
    • Local causes like this can use social networks to reach supporters outwith their geographic area.
  • 11. 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 )
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Many of the most exciting things are happening outside the library :
  • 14. Campaigning & Comms Rule!
    • Information Professionals need to network and sell our skills:
  • 15.
    • “ 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, http://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_dunn/2256436968/
  • 16.
    • Anne Welsh ~ anne.welsh@moorfields.nhs.uk