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  • Social Tools in Libraries Trends and Tips for Today’s Cindi Trainor Library Technology & Data Services Eastern Kentucky University Libraries cindiann@gmail.com | IM: cinditrainor Photo by tashland (and Tomorrow’s) Library
  • Trends Tools Tips Social Tools in Libraries: Image by Nils Geylan http://tinyurl.com/28qugl
  • Housekeeping
  • Trends Photo by garyturner: http://www.flickr.com/photos/garyturner/485027359/
  • Practice Radical Transparency Photo by KAALpurush http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaalpurush/2238090017/
  • The Transparent Library http://tinyurl.com/2fsdvn “ The fact that we are building collections and creating services for our users means we should be letting these folks know what we are doing and how we are spending their money. If you are doing it well, you can tell your users a mighty fine story of what benefits and value the library offers. If you are afraid to tell them, you have a problem.” -- Michael Stephens ALA TechSource blog 11/30/2006
  • Does this happen in your library? Flickr photo by Michael Sauers http://tinyurl.com/358z32
  • Does this happen in your library? http://headrush.typepad. com/creating_passionate_users/
  • We are human
  • We make miskates Photo by --azure-- http://www.flickr.com/photos/-azure-/2145478463/
  • We make miskates misstakes
  • We make mis-- Sometimes we mess up!
  • What does this mean for you?
  • Photo by gilfray http://tinyurl.com/2d4hle
  • C H A N G E Photo by Jonny http://tinyurl.com/24rwlh
  • This *can* happen in your library
  • This *can* happen in your library photo posted to Tame the Web http://tinyurl.com/ypnfkj
  • “ Web 2.0”
  • (sssh! It’s just “the web”) Web 2.0
  • O’Reilly’s Vision The web as platform Harnessing collective intelligence Blogs and the Wisdom of Crowds RSS = “the live web” Architecture of Participation The free data movement End of the software release cycle Lightweight programming models Software above the level of a single device
  • How?
  • How? You ask? (It doesn’t have to be the captain saying “Make it so,” but it sure helps.) “ Make it so!”
  • Web Pages
  • Personal pages 1.0
  • Personal pages 2.0
  • Personal pages 2.0
  • Digital Images
  • Digital Pictures Online 1.0
  • Digital images online 2.0
  • Digital Pictures Online 2.0
  • What’s next in sharing photos online
  • Collaboration
  • Collaboration 1.0
  • Collaboration 2.0
  • Collaboration 2.0
  • Collaboration 2.0
  • Bookmarks (the web kind, not the paper kind)
  • Website bookmarks 1.0
  • http://toolbar.google.com http://www.google.com/bookmarks/
  • Website bookmarks 2.0
  • Using tags and online bookmarks to organize resources http://tinyurl.com/3dgzab
  • Instant Messaging
  • Embedding IM librarians wherever we can http://tinyurl.com/28ghbv
  • Social Networking
  • Facebook Applications
  • things you can do now photo by pshutterbug http://tinyurl.com/2c26na
  • Learn More
  • Experiment
  • Establish an emerging technologies group
  • Learning 2.0 EKU’s Learning 2.0 Team
  • Watch for trends
  • Become an expert photo by !borghetti http://tinyurl.com/ywud92
  • Many thanks to
    • Steve Lawson “it’s just the web”
    • Michael Stephens “Hyperlinked Library”
    • Michael Casey & Michael Stephens, “The Transparent Library” ( Library Journal )
  • Thank you! cindi trainor | cindiann@gmail.com | IM cinditrainor | citegeist.com | EKU Libraries Photo by vernhart: http://tinyurl.com/32nj3l