Also known as: The Network Effect – why is it important?
What is collaboration? Collaboration is: “… to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor” - Merriam-Webster Dictionary “… a working together: the act of working together with one or more people in order to achieve something” – Encarta Collective intelligence is: “ … .a shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration and competition of many individuals.” Giustini – LIBR500
Where did the idea of social software originate?
Allen's 2004 essay ‘ Tracing the Evolution of Social Software ’
discusses"groupware" and "computer–supported collaborative work" and "social software"
What are the long-term benefits of collaboration?
Are there examples in history where this can be shown?
In the context of social media, collaboration across organizations, networks and time-space barriers cannot happen without open, transparent and egalitarian processes in place
Discuss how archivists and librarians might be better able to collaborate Create a BLOGPOST, WIKI ENTRY, YouTube VIDEO Include : who, what, where, when why - how For inspiration, see http :// collaboration.wikia.com /wiki/Collaboration LIBR559M – Discussion forum topic Giustini – LIBR500