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    • ’USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO CONNECT WITH OTHERS:
      ...a discussion with student librarians’
      And top ten (10) trends in social media ...
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Student (SLAIS)
      March 16th, 2011
    • AGENDA
      • What is social media?
      • Top trend(s) from your view
      • Brainstorm exercise
      • Social media tools, trends, people
      • Top Ten (10) trends in social media
      • Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Foursquare, QR Codes
      • Social media in academia
      • LIBR 559M, online course
      • Scholarly communication
      • The future
      • Should librarians use social media?
    • WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA?
      “…social media is an umbrella term that defines the various activities that integrate technology, social interaction and the construction of words, pictures, videos, and audio.”
      Wikipedia – http://www.wikipedia.org
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TOP TRENDS IN SOCIAL MEDIA
      I. THINK
      Most important social media trends in the last year?
      Write down some ideas (2-3 mins.)
      II. PAIR
      Discuss your trend (5-7 mins.)
      Share with your neighbour
      III. SHARE
      Share your ideas with Dean & your classmates
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #10
      FACEBOOK USED AS A ’GLOBAL-SOCIAL’ PLATFORM
      500 million users & ~20 million in Canada
      Sorry Dave…
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #9
      TWITTER AS GLOBAL COMMUNICATION TOOL
      70,000,000 tweets per day, mostly on mobile devices
      http://geekandpoke.typepad.com/
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TOP TREND #8
      WIKIPEDIA AS GLOBAL INFO SOURCE
      17,000,000 articles+
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #7
      LOCATIVE / GEO-TAGGABLE / SOCIAL MEDIA QR CODES
      http://www.socialqrcode.com/
      …using geographical metadata & barcodes to access information
      And link users to the “Internet of Things”
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #6
      GROUP BUYING
      …. "collective buying power"
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #5
      QUESTION & ANSWER SERVICES
      …each page becomes the best possible resource for the person
      who wants the answer to that question …
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #4
      SMART DEVICES & MOBILITY
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #3
      INFORMATION PROFESSION(s)
      • Emerging Technologies Librarian positions
      • Social media requirements for new jobs
      • Social media policies in libraries
      • Strategic planning
      • Cloud computing services
      http://andyburkhardt.com/
      • Andy teaches the use of emerging technologies
      • Increases visibility & ‘social capital’ of library
      Should librarians & archivists be ‘2.0’?
      Why? Or, why not?
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #2
      IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
      • Why do you use social media?
      • Changes in use of libraries
      • Library collections
      • Changes in access
      • What social media do I use? See Dean Giustini, BMB Librarian
      CARL / ABRC Academic Librarians’ Competencies
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TREND #1
      IMPACT IN ACADEMIA
      • Online course LIBR 559M (in Summer 2011)
      • Affordance
      • Participation
      • Collaboration
      • Creation
      • Aggregation
      • Immersion
      • Is social media changing scholarly communication practices?
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • TOP TOOLS IN SOCIAL LEARNING
      Twitter – micro-updates
      YouTube – video hosting & sharing
      GoogleDocs - online collaboration
      Delicious – social bookmarking
      Slideshare – presentation hosting
      Google Reader – RSS feed reader
      Wordpress – blogging platform
      Skype – instant messaging & VoIP calling
      Moodle – course management system
      Facebook – social networking
      Jane Hart @ C4LPT
      http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/
      Articles and Presentations by Jane Hart
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011
    • THE FUTURE
      • Should our field be concerned about lack of visibility?
      • Is it important for librarians to use social media?
      • Closing remarks
      Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian
      UBC School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Students, March 16th, 2011