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Personal Learning Networks with Social Media

  1. 1. Using social media to create your own Personal Learning Network Phil Bradley Christmas Study Day for the Library and Information Health Network North West
  2. 3. How to get hold of me <ul><li>Links for this presentation are at: http://slidesha.re/gZCGKC </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.philb.com </li></ul><ul><li>Landline number </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile phone number </li></ul><ul><li>Fax number </li></ul>
  3. 4. Via social media <ul><li>http://www.netvibes.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/philbradleyuk </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/philipbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.delicious.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/phil-bradley/0/485/904 </li></ul>
  4. 5. Still more... <ul><li>http://www.twitter.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.philbradley.typepad.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/user/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://philbradley.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://philbradley.deviantart.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://philbradley.livejournal.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ustream.tv/user/philbradley </li></ul>
  5. 6. Yes, I know, I know... <ul><li>http://twitpic.com/photos/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://yfrog.com/froggy.php?username=philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://vodpod.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://philbradley.posterous.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://foursquare.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://technorati.com/people/philbradley </li></ul>
  6. 7. <Blush> <ul><li>http://www.quora.com/Phil-Bradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://friendfeed.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://wefollow.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://claimid.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.authorstream.com/User-Presentations/Philbradley/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://cheezburger.com/Philb </li></ul>
  7. 8. But NOT... <ul><li>http://www.myspace.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hulu.com/profiles/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flixster.com/user/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.last.fm/user/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.netlog.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>https://picasaweb.google.com/philbradley/ </li></ul>
  8. 9. And I’m not sure about: <ul><li>http://digg.com/philbradley </li></ul>
  9. 10. Namechk.com
  10. 11. http://www.theconversationprism.com/
  11. 12. Why would you want a PLN? <ul><li>Share information </li></ul><ul><li>Ask/Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Adjunct to training, though not a replacement </li></ul><ul><li>A broader perspective </li></ul>
  12. 15. http://briansolis.posterous.com/over-48-hours-of-video-is-uploaded-to-youtube
  13. 16. What are the dangers of using social media? <ul><li>If you get involved in social media you may do something you’ll later regret </li></ul>
  14. 17. What are the dangers of NOT using social media? <ul><li>You will damage your reputation. Worse, you won’t have a reputation at all. </li></ul><ul><li>You will not be taken seriously. </li></ul><ul><li>You will not keep up to date. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be out of the loop. For good. </li></ul>
  15. 19. The traditional approach
  16. 20. How do you start? How do you start?
  17. 25. Twitter
  18. 26. Follow the people the people you follow follow!
  19. 27. WeFollow
  20. 28. Twitter search
  21. 29. Great for conferences!
  22. 30. And then... <ul><li>Start tweeting! </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Let people know what you think </li></ul><ul><li>Find out what others think </li></ul><ul><li>Refine your contacts – follow more people, unfollow others </li></ul>
  23. 31. Social networks <ul><li>Not ‘social’ ‘PROFESSIONAL’! </li></ul><ul><li>Have more than one ‘face’; professional and social </li></ul><ul><li>More informal, but never forget the privacy angle! </li></ul>
  24. 32. Facebook <ul><li>Forget “Friends” </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook is becoming a search engine </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook pages are slowly replacing the website in some instances </li></ul><ul><li>Status updates are like press releases! </li></ul>
  25. 34. Great for conferences!
  26. 35. Google+ A quick overview
  27. 36. Photographs
  28. 37. Profile
  29. 38. Edit your profile!
  30. 39. Edit your profile! Introduction Placed lived Bragging rights Home/Work Occupation Looking for Employment Gender Education Profile discovery
  31. 40. Check your profile!
  32. 41. Circles
  33. 42. More circles
  34. 43. LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/
  35. 44. CILIP Communities http://communities.cilip.org.uk/
  36. 45. Quora http://www.quora.com/
  37. 46. Yahoo Answers
  38. 47. Other networks http://www.ning.com/ http://www.library20.org/ http://learningplace.com.au/ http://www.lisnpn.spruz.com/
  39. 48. http://www.lostzombies.com/ http://www.zombiefriends.com/ http://www.zombiepassions.com/
  40. 49. Bookmarking Services http://www.delicious.com/network/Philbradley
  41. 50. Diigo groups http://groups.diigo.com/group/classroom20
  42. 51. Teachmeets http://www.teachmeet.org.uk/
  43. 52. Librarian teachmeets http://hudteachmeet.blogspot.com/ http://livlibteachmeet.blogspot.com/ http://www.camlibtm.info/ http://www.ldnlibtm.info/
  44. 53. Mashed Library events <ul><li>Mashed Library is about “bringing together interested people and doing interesting stuff with libraries and technology.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pancakes and Mash (Lincoln) March 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Haggis and Mash (Edinburgh) January 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Chips and Mash (Huddersfield) July 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Liver and Mash (Liverpool) May 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mashedlibrary.com/ </li></ul>
  45. 54. Chatrooms http://tinychat.com/ http://www.chatzy.com/
  46. 55. Weblogs <ul><li>You have something to say, something to share </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t have to write every day </li></ul><ul><li>Include a wide variety of content </li></ul><ul><li>Commenting on other blogs is just as important </li></ul>
  47. 56. Specific blogs/sites http://heartoftheschool.edublogs.org/
  48. 57. Voices for the library http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/wordpress/
  49. 58. LIS New Professionals network http://www.lisnpn.spruz.com/
  50. 59. RSS to keep on top http://www.google.com/reader/
  51. 60. Use news collation services Flipboard http://flipboard.com/ Pulse news http://www.alphonsolabs.com
  52. 61. Zite
  53. 62. Zite top stories
  54. 63. FlipBoard
  55. 65. Pulse News
  56. 67. Scoop.it
  57. 68. XYDO brief
  58. 69. Communities
  59. 70. News.me
  60. 71. News.me
  61. 72. Or Netvibes http://www.netvibes.com/
  62. 73. Wikis http://teacherlibrarianwiki.pbworks.com/ http://www.libsuccess.org/ http://uklibraryblogs.pbworks.com/
  63. 74. Sharing documents
  64. 75. Multimedia http://www.slideshare.net/
  65. 76. YouTube http://www.youtube.com/
  66. 77. FindHow: the How-To search engine
  67. 78. FindHow: writing and speaking
  68. 79. Photographs
  69. 80. TED Talks http://www.ted.com/talks
  70. 81. Train yourself, train others http://www.mikogo.com/ http://www.wiziq.com
  71. 82. Not forgetting search!
  72. 83. Social Search Engines
  73. 84. Icerocket
  74. 85. Blekko
  75. 86. Remember Creative Commons!
  76. 87. It’s not always work! <ul><li>Washing machines </li></ul><ul><li>Abandoned mental hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Though they’re not necessarily mutually exclusive... </li></ul>
  77. 88. http://www.flickr.com/photos/howzey/3463730614/
  78. 89. Final thoughts <ul><li>Take any and every opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>It’s YOUR responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>It’s 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Go to where the conversations are </li></ul><ul><li>ENJOY! </li></ul>
  79. 90. Over to you... <ul><li>What resource(s) interested or excited you? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you going to change? </li></ul><ul><li>How will THIS group proceed? </li></ul>
  80. 91. Credits and thanks to: <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/padorange/2580180117/ (conference image) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/5167671844/ (email image) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvdmerwe/779224087/ (training course) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/markwalker/3749673425/ (engine start) </li></ul><ul><li>http://jurylaw.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/math_blocks_stockxpertcom_id104816_size1.jpg (number blocks) </li></ul><ul><li>http://cheezburger.com/View/4558569984 (lolcat) </li></ul><ul><li>http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/17ac52cb-fabe-4b3b-ace4-3f8356dafbea.jpg (lolcat) </li></ul>

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