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Overview of some tools and examples.

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    • Web 2.0 and Libraries
      Bridget Schumacher
      Arts & Sciences Libraries
      University at Buffalo
    • Agenda
      Introduction
      Defining Web 2.0
      Types of Tools and Examples
      Wrap-up
      Class activity
    • What isWeb 2.0?
    • Communication Tools
    • Blogs
    • Blogs
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Twitter (logged-in)
    • Twitterfeed
    • Tweetdeck
    • Twitter Search
    • Monitoring Twitter Search with RSS
    • Foursquare
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Wikis
      Web-based tools
      Collaborative
      Easy to use
      CommonCraft, Wikis in Plain English
      Image Credit: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic and cogdogblog on Flickr
    • Wikis
    • Social Bookmarking
      Store, share, manage, and organize your bookmarks online!
    • Delicious
      http://delicious.com
    • Multimedia Tools
    • Flickr
      http://flickr.com
    • YouTube
    • Podcasts
      Digital audio files
      Playback on mobile device, portable audio player or computer
      RSS capability
      Image Credit: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic and Abletoven on Flickr.
    • The Library Channel
      Who? Arizona State University Libraries
      What? News, events and announcements
      Where? http://lib.asu.edu/librarychannel/
    • Lockwood Library Tours
    • Review Tools
    • Yelp
    • Yahoo! Answers
    • Other Useful Tools
    • What is RSS?
      Technology used to share content
      Stands for:
      Really Simple Syndication
      Rich Site Summary
    • Aggregators or Readers
      Web-based and desktop tools
      Used to read RSS feeds
      Display new content from web sites
      Also called:
      Feed reader
      News reader
      RSS reader
    • e.g.: Google Reader
      http://reader.google.com
    • Google Alerts
      http://www.google.com/alerts
    • Things to Keep in Mind
    • Things to Keep in Mind
      You need support staff with the skills
      Continuous monitoring and updating
      It’s not free
      Time to learn technology
      Time for implementation
      Assess, assess, assess!
      Just because everyone else is doing it…
      Technology is an enhancement, not a replacement
    • Questions or Comments?
      Bridget Schumacher
      bss4@buffalo.edu
      Twitter: @bschu1022
    • Class Activity
      Form a group of 4 classmates
      Discuss and complete worksheet
      Choose one group representative
      Reconvene and share with class
    • Activity Topics
    • You are a librarian at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Your library is trying to promote it's graphic novel collection to patrons.
    • 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.).
    • 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.
    • Your library needs to create an online exhibit to educate patrons about the Digital Divide.
    • 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.