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  • WEB 2.0: WIKIS Taught by Stefanie Gorzelsky
  • Characteristics of Web 2.0
    • Rich user interface
      • Adapts to user to achieve his or her goal
      • Looks and feels like a desktop application
    • Web as a platform
      • Web is a place to do things
    • Users create value
      • Sites are useful because of the materials that you put there
    Zimmerman, Stephanie. “Web 2.0? Wow!” http://socialwebhandson.wik.is/
  • Characteristics of Web 2.0
  • Wikis
    • Collaborative webspace with open editing
    • Useful tool for sharing library knowledge or engaging users
    • Less email, attachments
    • Searchable!
    • Use for:
      • Internal library communication
      • Reference
      • Communicate with library users
      • Professional development
  • Wikipedia
  • Library Wikis
    • Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki:
      • http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
    • Butler Wikiref:
      • http://www.wikiindex.org/Butler_Wikiref
    • LibraryWikis:
      • http://librarywikis.pbwiki.com/
  • Wiki things to remember
    • Choose your Wiki software
      • Use one that generates RSS feeds, you can monitor all changes made to your pages
    • Know what goals and objectives you want to achieve
    • Choose whether to leave it open or allow only authors that you choose
    • Watch for flame wars and spam!
  • Wiki Software
  • Create your WikiSpaces account
    • Go to http://www.wikispaces.com/
    • Username: what you will be known as when you edit a page.
    • Email address can be whichever you use most, you will need to confirm your account through email.
    • Leave space name blank, you can choose this when you decide to make your wiki.