Web 2.0 and Libraries

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Web 2.0 and Libraries

  1. 1. Web 2.0 and Libraries<br />Bridget Schumacher<br />Arts & Sciences Libraries<br />University at Buffalo<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Introduction<br />Defining Web 2.0<br />Types of Tools and Examples<br />Wrap-up<br />Class activity<br />
  3. 3. What isWeb 2.0?<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Communication Tools<br />
  6. 6. Blogs<br />
  7. 7. Blogs<br />
  8. 8. Facebook<br />
  9. 9. Twitter<br />
  10. 10. Twitter (logged-in)<br />
  11. 11. Twitterfeed<br />
  12. 12. Tweetdeck<br />
  13. 13. Twitter Search<br />
  14. 14. Monitoring Twitter Search with RSS<br />
  15. 15. Foursquare<br />
  16. 16. Collaboration Tools<br />
  17. 17. Wikis<br />Web-based tools<br />Collaborative<br />Easy to use<br />CommonCraft, Wikis in Plain English<br />Image Credit: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic and cogdogblog on Flickr<br />
  18. 18. Wikis<br />
  19. 19. Social Bookmarking<br />Store, share, manage, and organize your bookmarks online!<br />
  20. 20. Delicious<br />http://delicious.com<br />
  21. 21. Multimedia Tools<br />
  22. 22. Flickr<br />http://flickr.com <br />
  23. 23. YouTube<br />
  24. 24.
  25. 25.
  26. 26. Podcasts<br />Digital audio files<br />Playback on mobile device, portable audio player or computer<br />RSS capability<br />Image Credit: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic and Abletoven on Flickr.<br />
  27. 27. The Library Channel<br />Who? Arizona State University Libraries<br />What? News, events and announcements<br />Where? http://lib.asu.edu/librarychannel/<br />
  28. 28. Lockwood Library Tours<br />
  29. 29. Review Tools<br />
  30. 30. Yelp<br />
  31. 31. Yahoo! Answers<br />
  32. 32. Other Useful Tools<br />
  33. 33. What is RSS?<br />Technology used to share content<br />Stands for:<br />Really Simple Syndication<br />Rich Site Summary<br />
  34. 34. Aggregators or Readers<br />Web-based and desktop tools<br />Used to read RSS feeds<br />Display new content from web sites<br />Also called:<br />Feed reader<br />News reader<br />RSS reader<br />
  35. 35. e.g.: Google Reader<br />http://reader.google.com<br />
  36. 36. Google Alerts<br />http://www.google.com/alerts<br />
  37. 37. Things to Keep in Mind<br />
  38. 38. Things to Keep in Mind<br />You need support staff with the skills<br />Continuous monitoring and updating<br />It’s not free<br />Time to learn technology<br />Time for implementation<br />Assess, assess, assess!<br />Just because everyone else is doing it…<br />Technology is an enhancement, not a replacement<br />
  39. 39. Questions or Comments?<br />Bridget Schumacher<br />bss4@buffalo.edu<br />Twitter: @bschu1022<br />
  40. 40. Class Activity<br />Form a group of 4 classmates<br />Discuss and complete worksheet<br />Choose one group representative<br />Reconvene and share with class<br />
  41. 41. Activity Topics<br />
  42. 42. You are a librarian at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Your library is trying to promote it's graphic novel collection to patrons. <br />
  43. 43. You are an archivist in the Special Collections at a university. You are working with a collection of student life materials from throughout the university's existence. Materials include: university songs and cheers; fraternity and sorority documents (including photos and handbooks); event calendars; and dorm life documents (photos, etc.).<br />
  44. 44. Your library hosts a Book of the Month club. You need to engage patrons in the discussions and promote the new reading material each month.<br />
  45. 45. Your library needs to create an online exhibit to educate patrons about the Digital Divide.<br />
  46. 46. Your library has received a donation of materials from Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House. This includes blueprints, photos, and other documentation from the architect.<br />

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