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Library TechnologyTrends...Google Part 8

  1. 1. Library Technology Trends or Social Networking or What is Library 2.0? C. G. O’Kelly Library Julie Dornberger 2007
  2. 2. Part 8 Google & Further Learning
  3. 3. Google: Not Just Search Engine <ul><li>Google Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://books.google.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://scholar.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https://www.google.com/accounts/ServiceLogin?hl=en&nui=1&service=reader&continue=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Freader%3Ftab%3Dwy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://maps.google.com/maps </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is Google Books? <ul><li>Allows users to search the full-text of millions of books. </li></ul><ul><li>The books come primarily from two sources: publishers and libraries. </li></ul><ul><li>The Google Books Library Project http://books.google.com/googlebooks/library.html </li></ul><ul><li>includes such notable institutions as Harvard, Oxford, the New York Public Library, the University of California, the University of Michigan, and Stanford. </li></ul><ul><li>Problems: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are varying levels of access to the full-text of each book. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Search Google Books <ul><li>Try a Search </li></ul><ul><li>http:// books.google.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search terms: african american sitcoms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on: The African-American Bookshelf: 50 Must-Reads From Before the Civil War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on: Find this book in a library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on: Winston-Salem State University </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Use Google Books for: <ul><li>Answer difficult reference questions (searches full text of books, not just title, author, etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend to students. </li></ul><ul><li>Download full text in PDF to read while traveling. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is Google Scholar? <ul><li>Allows users to search for scholarly materials such as peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from broad areas of research. </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries using OpenURLs can participate and their electronic resources will show up in the results. </li></ul><ul><li>Problems: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some of the links in Google Scholar will lead to full-text documents located at publishers' pay-per-view web sites. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some publishers are not participating including Elsevier, the American Chemical Society and Emerald. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed reviews from the library community. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Google Scholar
  9. 9. Search Google Scholar <ul><li>Try a Search </li></ul><ul><li>http://scholar.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search terms: African American sitcoms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on: Food Messages on African American Television Shows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on: Full Text @My Library </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Google Docs <ul><li>Web based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create, edit, upload, share and publish to web </li></ul><ul><li>Converts to and from Word, Excel and PowerPoint </li></ul>
  11. 11. Google Docs <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRqUE6IHTEA </li></ul>
  12. 12. Google Docs
  13. 13. Google Maps <ul><li>Try a search </li></ul><ul><li>http:// maps.google.com /maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Type in Winston-Salem State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoom in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Satellite </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Learn More About Google <ul><li>Google Librarian Central </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://librariancentral.blogspot.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Tutorials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.googleguide.com / </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Presentations <ul><li>Meredith Farkas LITA Conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://litablog.org/2007/06/15/meredith-farkas-top-technology-trends/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Michael Wesch: Web 2.0 ... the Machine is Us/ing Us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Further Reading <ul><li>Library 2.0, The Road Ahead </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overview by Walt Crawford </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.blyberg.net/2005/12/13/library-20-the-road-ahead/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Book: Social Software in Libraries by Meredith Farkas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.amazon.com/Social-Software-Libraries-Collaboration-Communication/dp/157387275X </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Further Learning <ul><li>Five Weeks to a Social Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.sociallibraries.com/course/intro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning 2.0 PLCMC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://plcmcl2-about.blogspot.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>23 things </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ohio State University Libraries Speakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://library.osu.edu/sites/Seminar2-0/links.php </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Library Instruction Wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://instructionwiki.org/Library_2.0_in_15_minutes_a_day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Listable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.listible.com/list/complete-list-of-web-2-0-products-and-services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List of Web 2.0 products and services </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Check it Out <ul><li>What is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A mashup? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Long Tail? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Live Academic? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digg? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ning? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Odeo? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yugma? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picasa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoho? </li></ul></ul>

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