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Learning & Web 2.0:  It's all about Play! Learning & Web 2.0: It's all about Play! Presentation Transcript

  • Learning & Web 2.0: It’s all about PLAY! Helene Blowers Public Services Technology Director The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County [email_address] LibraryBytes.com
  • Enlightening Educating Expanding Everyone Empathic Emerging Elementary Entertaining Enriching Enjoyable Essential Exciting Empowering Electronic Engaging Equality Embedded Embracing Enabling Energetic Enchanting Encouraging … Endangered?
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  • http://www.personoftheyear.be/
    • The spring of 2006 will go down as a curious moment in (time when) the mainstream-media steamroller caught up with a bona fide cultural phenomenon, then flattened it into a cliché before the average person knew what all the fuss was about. That's ironic, because the fuss was about the average person--that is, his or her participation in what's known as " social media ," " social networking ," " user-generated content ," the " live Web ."
    The Network Unbound , Fast Company June 2006 Web 2.0 Wake up
  • “ Web 2.0 generally refers to a second generation of services available on the WWW that lets people collaborate and share information online .” - Wikipedia.com Shared Bookmarks = Shared News = Shared Videos = Shared Pictures = Shared Knowledge = Shared Everything =
  • “ The central idea of (Web 2.0 technologies) is harnessing collective intelligence.” - Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Media Web 2.0 Watermill
  • Web 2.0 Communities
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Employee Engagement Marketing & Customer Engagement Web 2.0 Applications Web 2.0 is about creating dialogue.
  • Blog:
    • Short for “web log”
    • an easy to use publishing tool that lists content in reverse date order
    • a great way to engage staff & library users in conversation
    • all of the above
  • http://www.darienlibrary.org/connections/books// Blogs: External
  • http://www.darienlibrary.org/directorsblog/
  • http://www.westernspringshistory.org/
  • http://www.westernspringshistory.org
  • PLCMC internal Circ communication blog Blogs: Internal
  • http://www.blogwithoutalibrary.net/links/ Blogs in Libraries
  • Wiki:
    • a Hawaiian word meaning “quick”
    • a collaborative web space that anyone* can edit
    • a useful tool for sharing library knowledge or engaging users
    • all of the above
  • http:// www.libraryforlife.org/subjectguides/ Wiki: External
  • http://booklovers.pbwiki.com Wiki: External
  • Wiki: Internal System wide strategic priorities
  • http://dclstrategicplan.pbwiki.com
  • http://www.libsuccess.org Wikis in Libraries
  • Podcast:
    • 2005 word of the year
    • an audio file that is available through RSS
    • an effective way to engage youth and market library services
    • all of the above
  • http://www.homerlibrary.org/audioreviews.asp Podcast: External
  • http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/bookcast/ Podcast: External
  • http://learningatlcpl.blogspot.com Podcast: Internal
  • Podcasting Libraries http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Podcasting
  • RSS:
    • short for Really Simple Syndication
    • an effective tool in keeping up news & trends
    • a great way to find out what people are saying about your library
    • all of the above
  • RSS (XML) if native format – NOT Pretty!
  • My Yahoo portal – RSS Feeds
  • http://www.hclib.org/pub/search/RSS.cfm
  • http://www.lcpl.lib.va.us/rss/index.htm
  • http://tinyurl.com/yk8npb
  • Bloglines.com
  • MySpace ( Social Networking ):
    • The most popular web site for the under 20 crowd.
    • The 2 nd most popular visited site on the WWW
    • A great way to connect with teens
    • all of the above
  • www.myspace.com/libraryloft Social Network: External
  • www.myspace.com/libraryloft Social Network: External
  • www.myspace.com/libraryloft Social Network: External
  • http://library20.ning.com
  • Social Network: Internal ? http://alamembers.ning.com/
  • Enlightening Educating Expanding Everyone Empathic Emerging Elementary Entertaining Enriching Enjoyable Essential Exciting Engaging Equality Embedded Empowering Embracing Enabling Energetic Enchanting Encouraging …
  • Photo & video hosting sites:
    • The fastest growing web tools on the Internet
    • A great way to engage patrons
    • A powerful to market your brand
    • all of the above
  • Harness the Power Engage! Empower !
  • http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/acplinfo/tags/dayinallencounty2007/
  • http://www.hclib.org/pub/bookspace/hpphotos.cfm
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  • http://www.plcmc.org/fotofun/
  • http://bighugelabs.com/flickr/motivator.php
  • http://teens.denverlibrary.org/media/youtube.html
  • http://teens.denverlibrary.org/media/youtube.html
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  • What can you do to continually keep up with changes ?
    • Player [ pley -er] noun
    • a person or thing that plays.
    • one actively involved especially in a competitive field or process.
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  • Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
    • 15 minutes a day
  • Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
    • 15 minutes a day
    • Subscribe to just 5 blogs
  • Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
    • 15 minutes a day
    • Subscribe to just 5 blogs
    • Tag “play items” in Del.icio.us
    Photo by Uma B. - Flickr
  • Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
    • 15 minutes a day
    • Subscribe to just 5 blogs
    • Tag “play items” in Del.icio.us
    • Create a learning blog
    Photo by Lemonade Dusk- Flickr
  • Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
    • 15 minutes a day
    • Subscribe to just 5 blogs
    • Tag “play items” in Del.icio.us
    • Create a learning blog
    • PLAY!!!!!
    Photo by Bukutgirl - Flickr
  • Getting Started
  • http://plcmclearning.blogspot.com
  • Week 1: Introduction Week 2: Blogging Week 3: Photos & Images Week 4: RSS & Newsreaders Week 5: Play week Week 6: Tagging & Folksonomies Week 7: Wikis Week 8: Online applications & tools Week 9: Podcasts, Videos & Downloadable audio + 1 month of extra exploration time.
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  • www.LibraryBytes.com
  • Helene Blowers www.LibraryBytes.com [email_address]