Unconferences & New Web Initiatives

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  • Unconferences & New Web Initiatives

    1. 1. Ellyssa Kroski
    2. 2. UnConferences • “A facilitated participant‐driven conference A facilitated, participant driven conference  centered around a theme or purpose.” – Wikipedia • Informal gatherings • Al Also called Camps ll d C • Attendees drive direction • Breakout discussion groups • Few if any formal speakers Few, if any formal speakers
    3. 3. LibraryCamp 2006 • April 2006 April 2006 • Ann Arbor District Library, MI • First library unconference First library unconference
    4. 4. LibraryCamp NYC • August 2007 g • Baruch College, NYC http://librarycampnyc.wikispaces.com
    5. 5. LibraryCamp Kansas • March 2008 March 2008 • Kansas State University,  KS http://librarycampks.wetpaint.com
    6. 6. Library 2.0 Australia Library 2.0 Australia • August 2008 • Library 2.0 and beyond:  getting our hands dirty • State Library of Western  Australia, Perth,  Australia A li http://unconferencewalibrary.pbwiki.com
    7. 7. Upcoming Library Camps Upcoming Library Camps • ACRL Unconference 2009 Good Shepherd ACRL Unconference 2009, Good Shepherd  Center, Seattle, WA ‐ March 12, 2009 • Library Camp NYC Brooklyn NY June 3 2009 Library Camp NYC, Brooklyn, NY ‐ June 3, 2009 • For more: – http://liswiki.org/wiki/Library_Camp
    8. 8. Unconferences Interview • Stephen Francoeur • Information Services  Librarian at Baruch  College • Key organizer of  LibraryCamp NYC Lib C http://www.archive.org/details/StephenFrancoeurInterview
    9. 9. New Web Initiatives New Web Initiatives “Web 2 0 is an attitude not a technology It’s Web 2.0 is an attitude not a technology. It s  about enabling and encouraging participation  through open applications and services. By  through open applications and services By open I mean technically open with appropriate  APIs but also, more importantly, socially open,  APIs but also more importantly socially open with rights granted to use the content in new  and exciting contexts. and exciting contexts ” ‐Ian Davis, CTO, Talis
    10. 10. Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org
    11. 11. ArXiv API http://export.arxiv.org/api_help
    12. 12. Open WorldCat Open WorldCat http://www.worldcat.org
    13. 13. Open Library Open Library http://openlibrary.org
    14. 14. Biblios.net https://biblios.net
    15. 15. Open Data Commons http://www.opendatacommons.org
    16. 16. MySpace Data Availability MySpace Data Availability • Announced May 2008 • Login with MySpace ID Login with MySpace ID • Import profile data • Import Friends • Share Content – photos, videos, etc. • Supports OpenID Supports OpenID • Partners: • Twitter • eBay B • PhotoBucket • Yahoo! • Eventful E tf l http://tinyurl.com/5pnyu6 • Flixter
    17. 17. Open ID Open ID • Single digital identity Single digital identity • One login for multiple sites • Yahoo! • MySpace • AOL • WordPress • 10,000 sites support it 10 000 sites support it • Over 160 million OpenIDs http://openid.net
    18. 18. Facebook Connect • Announced May 2008 • Login with Facebook ID • Share Friends • Share Actions on Partner sites • Partners – Digg – Six Apart – CitySearch – Hulu H l – ABC – CBS – Kongregate – Loopt – Plaxo http://tinyurl.com/5m2fyr – Seesmic – StumbleUpon – Twitter – Vimeo
    19. 19. Google FriendConnect Google FriendConnect • Announced May 2008 ou ced ay 008 • Enables any website with  social features • Add a snippet of code and  choose functionality • Works with open Web  standards such as  OpenID, OpenSocial, open  OpenID OpenSocial open APIs from Facebook, etc. http://www.google.com/friendconnect http://www google com/friendconnect
    20. 20. Data Portability Project Data Portability Project • Promote the idea that  people should have  control over their data • Promotes open standards Promotes open standards • Initiative to facilitate  interoperability between  interoperability between social networks • Partners – MySpace http://www.dataportability.org – Facebook – Y h ! Yahoo!
    21. 21. Open Web Foundation Open Web Foundation • Formed July 2008 • Legalities of developing open  specifications for Web  technologies • Supporters: Supporters:  – BBC – Facebook – Google – MySpace – O'Reilly – Plaxo http://openwebfoundation.org http://openwebfoundation org – Six Apart – Sourceforge – Vidoop – Yahoo!
    22. 22. Facebook Developer’s Platform Developer s Platform • May 2007 • Open API • Third‐Party applications http://www.facebook.com/apps
    23. 23. Google s OpenSocial Google’s OpenSocial • November 2007 • Common Set of APIs • Third Party Apps which will  work across multiple social  networks • Partners: • MySpace • Yahoo! • Bebo • Six Apart • LinkedIn http://code.google.com/apis/opensocial • Ning • Orkut • Salesforce • Hi5 • Plaxo • Friendster
    24. 24. GNU GPL •General Public License •The freedom to use the software for any  purpose. •The freedom to change the software to suit  your needs. •The freedom to share the software with  your friends and neighbors,. fi d d i hb http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html •The freedom to share the changes you  make.
    25. 25. GFDL • GNU Free Documentation  License Li • All authors, current and  previous must be attributed • All edits and changes must be All edits and changes must be  listed • All derivative versions must be  licensed under GFDL licensed under GFDL • The full text of the the license  and previous copyright notices  must be included • No DRM or other technical  restrictions may be applied http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html
    26. 26. • Started in 2001 • Founded by Lawrence  Lessig, Eric Saltzman, and  Lessig Eric Saltzman and others • Attempts to straddle the  gap between full copyright  gap between full copyright and the public domain • Many free licenses to  choose from h f http://creativecommons.org • June 2008 – 130 million  creative works licensed with  CC
    27. 27. Open Licenses Interview Open Licenses Interview • Jimmy Wales Jimmy Wales • Founder Wikipedia http://www.archive.org/details/JimmyWalesInterview http://www archive org/details/JimmyWalesInterview
    28. 28. Image Credits Image Credits • Slide 3: http://tinyurl.com/5kkapt Slide 3: http://tinyurl com/5kkapt • Slide 4: http://tinyurl.com/5ql3d9 • Slide 5: http://tinyurl.com/5s65ej Slid h // i l / 6 j • Slide 6: http://tinyurl.com/6hotej

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