Web 2.0 Tools Smackdown: Virtual Libraries

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My portion of the "Web 2.0 Meets Standards for 21st Century Learners" session at ALA 2009. Please visit http://web20meetsstandards.wikispaces.com/

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Web 2.0 Tools Smackdown: Virtual Libraries

  1. 1. web 2.0 tools for virtual libraries designed by Buffy Hamilton professional wiki: http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com presentation resources:
  2. 2. web 2.0 tools for virtual libraries social media as friendfeed slideshare authoritative information
  3. 3. lifestreaming with friendfeed
  4. 4. pool together your library 2.0 information streams with friendfeed
  5. 5. what is friendfeed? • a free service that allows you to create a customized feed of your social media streams • suggestions for libraries: your library blog, library Twitter account, Google Reader shared items, SlideShare account, delicious bookmarks, RSS feed for your Google Library account, library Flickr account, LibraryThing account • real time updates for your social media accounts
  6. 6. ways to subscribe to a friendfeed stream • create your own personal friendfeed account and subscribe to friendfeed accounts (libraries and fellow educators) as part of your personal learning network • subscribe to a friendfeed stream via RSS • view a friendfreed stream via facebook
  7. 7. embed a friendfeed widget: in your wiki
  8. 8. embed a friendfeed widget: in netvibes and your library’s google profile
  9. 9. embed a friendfeed widget: in your blog and libguides or web page
  10. 10. aasl standards supported by friendfeed • 2.1.2 Organize knowledge so that it is useful. • 3.1.2 Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners. • 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess. • 4.1.7 Use social networks and information tools to gather and share information.
  11. 11. slideshare
  12. 12. slideshare: what you can do • Embed slideshows into your own blog or website. • Share slideshows publicly or privately. There are several ways to share privately. • Synch audio to your slides. • Add YouTube videos to a slideshow presentation. from http://www.slideshare.net/about
  13. 13. slideshare: what you can do • Market your own event on Slideshare. • Join groups to connect with SlideShare. • Users do not need PowerPoint or Word to view the slideshow. from http://www.slideshare.net/about
  14. 14. aasl standards supported by slideshare • 2.1.2 Organize knowledge so that it is useful. • 3.1.2 Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners. • 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess.
  15. 15. social media in research pathfinders
  16. 16. social media in research pathfinders • While we often think of ways to use social media to create virtual libraries, we need to consider how to integrate different social media as authoritative information sources into our research pathfinders. • As we forge this brave new world of social scholarship, students and teachers will look to us for guidance in selecting and evaluating social media as valid sources of information.
  17. 17. podcasts
  18. 18. podcasts • Rick Stevens’ Audio France podcasts for a research pathfinder on places to see in Paris. • Nature Podcasts: a treasure trove for all things science • Science Friday, NPR: they also offer a Twitter account and Facebook page; a Second Life presence is also available. • Scientific American offers podcasts on a wide range of topics related to psychology and the sciences. I have used these in Pageflakes pathfinders! • PBS and American Experience offer podcasts on a diverse range of topics including history, biography, and literature; I have used podcasts on the Berlin Airflift and the Space Race with U.S. History classes.
  19. 19. podcasts • Podcasts from CNN • NPR offers a variety of podcasts; this podcast on issues female veterans face upon their return hom was a valuable resource for students researching veterans’ issues. • Podcasts from CNN and iTunes U were also utilized in our study of veterans’ issues. • Podcasts from the U.S. Government
  20. 20. blogs Image used under a Creative Commons license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/kunel/167783571/sizes/l/
  21. 21. twitter Image used under a Creative Commons license fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/stevegarfield/361615571
  22. 22. youtube/video
  23. 23. google maps/mashups Image used under a Creative Commons license fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/stevegarfield/361615571
  24. 24. aasl standards supported by social media in research pathfinders • 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context. • 1.1.7 Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias. • 1.2.4 Maintain a critical stance by questioning the validity and accuracy of all information. • 4.1.7 Use social networks and information tools to gather and share information.
  25. 25. resources http://web20meetsstandards.wikispaces.com/VirtualLibraries http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/2009/07/02/integrating-soc

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