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Web 2.0

  1. 1. WEB 2.0 What is a web 2.0? Why is it important? How can it work for teachers, librarians and information professionals?
  2. 2. What is Web 2.0? The participatory web The amateurization of the web The social web The user-focused web
  3. 3. What is Web 2.0? The participatory web The amateurization of the web The social web The user-focused web
  4. 4. What is Web 2.0? The Participatory Web . It marks the progression from static web pages to dynamic, interactive ones . Read/write web . Sharing, collaboration, & user involvement . Reviews . Comment on news stories . Upload photos . Share digital videos
  5. 5. What is Web 2.0? The Amateurization of the Web . The average person can put their work on the web ex. Photographers, journalists, aspiring writers, students, etc.
  6. 6. What is Web 2.0? The Social Web . Social networking and community- oriented sites ex. myspace.com, friendster.com, facebook.com, multiply.com, tagged.com, twitter,com, etc.
  7. 7. What is Web 2.0? The User-focused Web . The user needs are catered: participate, organize, read, write & play online
  8. 8. Why is it important? Why use Web 2.0? Value Content Creation . Custom search engines . Collaboration . Communication . Communication . Web-based journals/blogs . Outreach . Wikis . Instruction . Podcasts . Training . Videos and photos . Resource . Library marketing development
  9. 9. Why is it important? Why use Web 2.0? Patron Interaction . Web 2.0 tools allow libraries to enter into a genuine conversation with their users. . Libraries are able to seek out and receive patron feedback and respond directly.
  10. 10. Why is it important?Why use Web 2.0?
  11. 11. Why is it important? Why use Web 2.0? Participation in Knowledge Communities . Web 2.0 Social networks: myspace.com, multiply.com, tagged.com, facebook.com, twitter.com friendster.com, etc.
  12. 12. Why is it important? Why use Web 2.0? Collaboration Assist libraries and librarians to work with distant libraries or colleagues.
  13. 13. Web 2.0 Best Practices Create technical requirements Check out what others are doing Ask the community for help Prototype Consider different types of solutions
  14. 14. How can it Work forLibrarians and Information Specialists? With the advent of Web 2.0, we find ourselves in an age of participation – a time when all users are empowered to contribute, regardless of background or position.
  15. 15. Web 2.0 Tools for Librarians Blogs – a blog, or weblog, is an online journal or web site on which articles are posted and displayed in chronological order. . Subject resources, book reviews, library news, discussion groups . Blogging software: http://wordpress.com http://www.livejournal.com http://www.blogger.com
  16. 16. Web 2.0 Tools forLibrarians  RSS and Newsreaders . Really Simple Syndication is a technology that enables publishers to syndicate news and other contents on the web Libraries are keeping up to date by subscribing to news & information sources via RSS feeds.
  17. 17. Web 2.0 Tools forLibrarians  WIKIS – Wiki technology provides an area for effortless collaboration and knowledge sharing among a community of users without any programming knowledge. Features: add a new page, edit page, search, comments, files and attachments, revision comparison.
  18. 18. Web 2.0 Tools forLibrarians  Social Bookmarking . Allow users to bookmark favorite web site articles, blog posts, podcasts, images, & other web-based materials for future retrieval. ex. http://del.icio.us www.furl.net
  19. 19. Web 2.0 Tools forLibrarians  Photosharing . Users are uploading, rating, reviewing, annotating, searching, browsing, tagging, & creating a wealth of personal, cultural & historical digital image collections. ex. www.flicker.com www.photobucket.com www.picazza.com
  20. 20. Web 2.0 Tools forLibrarians  Social cataloging . Enable users to create personal catalogs of their book, CD, DVD, & game collections, and share them with others. ex. www.librarything.com
  21. 21. Web 2.0 Tools forLibrarians  Video Sharing . Enable users to share, rate, comment, watch & gather around video content free of charge and technical expertise. . Amateur filmmakers, karaoke hopefuls, & even talented pets have all been given a venue to display their work. ex. youtube.com
  22. 22. Web 2.0 Tools forLibrarians  Online Chatting – is the exchange of typed-in messages requiring one site as the repository for the messages (or "chat site") and a group of users who take part from anywhere on the Internet. . Yahoo messenger . Google talk . Skype . Meebo
  23. 23. Web 2.0 Tools for Librarians Online Text Messaging – Provides text messaging from internet to cell phone/mobile phone. Ex. Chikka.com Yahoo messenger
  24. 24. Reference: Cansancio, Letecia A. Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 : A Paper Presented During the Seminar- Workshop on “Dynamic Library Organization: Transforming Towards a Sustainable Future.” April 5-8, 2009, Royal Mandaya Hotel, Davao City.

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