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  1. 1. SlideShare.net Dean Giustini, UBC librarian | [email_address] | July 14 th 2010 TOTS | Tools for Outreach & Teaching Series | UBC Library
  2. 2. Dean Giustini, UBC librarian | [email_address] | July 14 th 2010 Here is SlideShare.net…
  3. 3. Dean Giustini, UBC librarian | [email_address] | July 14 th 2010 What is Slideshare ? <ul><li>SlideShare is a free slide-sharing website </li></ul><ul><li>A place to share presentations & documents </li></ul><ul><li>A place to tag, comment & track ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Build a network of academic contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Import all kinds of library materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>convert slides to flash (i.e. Google documents) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>embed on your website or blog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Synchronize with MP3 files; download; remix </li></ul>CREATE branded channels | PROMOTE academic libraries
  4. 4. Dean Giustini, UBC librarian | [email_address] | July 14 th 2010 Sharing … shapes the academic community shapes us EMPHASIZE the LITERACIES | NOT the TECHNOLOGIES!
  5. 5. Dean Giustini, UBC librarian | [email_address] | July 14 th 2010 What Slideshare is not a place to: collaborate, participate, facilitate, aggregate <ul><li>not an academic library; not even close </li></ul><ul><li>not a replacement for library systems & storage </li></ul><ul><li>not a replacement for in-house promotion of scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>not a license to break copyright </li></ul><ul><li>not a solution for audio & video uploads </li></ul><ul><li>not a place to protect your ideas or privacy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dean Giustini, UBC librarian | [email_address] | July 14 th 2010 Affordances <ul><li>Sharing space </li></ul><ul><li>A mobile academic tool </li></ul><ul><li>Digital teaching space </li></ul><ul><ul><li>register, upload, embed ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>load knowledge objects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>follow scholars & academics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rate, comment or add ‘favourites’ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>use Twitter-style hashtag to find colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>drive traffic to a blog | to a repository </li></ul><ul><li>develop a librarian branded channel for teaching & learning </li></ul>http://www.slideshare.net/mobile http:// hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php/Module_I _-_Affordance
  7. 7. Dean Giustini, UBC librarian | [email_address] | July 14 th 2010 SlideShare: how do academic librarians assess/ or measure the value ?
  8. 8. Dean Giustini, UBC librarian | [email_address] | July 14 th 2010 Benefits of sharing Encourage collaboration between librarians & users in the cloud Share information, ideas & knowledge (Re)define libraries’ mission & strategic directions Embed academic librarians where users form communities Social media promotes engagement with our academic community

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