Annual LIANZA / SLANZA Weekend School, held Nelson, New Zealand on 28 April, 2007. This keynote presentation explores the Web 2.0 world, and the 'possibilities' for libraries in a digitally networked world.
Ten Years Past Few or
no experiences with.... websites, email, spam, phishing, computer viruses mobile phones were rare and expensive a Sony Walkman was state of the art CDs were pretty cool WiFi was almost unknown MySpace was an apartment!
to Library ATM • The
Expresso - a $US50,000 vending machine with a conceivably inﬁnite library - is consumer ready, and is debuting in 10 to 25 libraries and bookstores in 2007.
We need libraries to matter
in a web-savvy world. Is your library already using wikis, blogs, podcasting, folksonomies, social networking, or other Internet media? Is your library blogging, using Instant Messenger, RSS, promoting services through Flickr and MySpace, or using a customized OPAC complete with user reviews and electronic book enrichment? Academic, school, public, and special libraries are incorporating Library 2.0 technologies? ........ Are you?
resource environment • MARC compliant
library catalogue • 24/7 online access for information services • Blended content enrichment • Federated searching, Open URL • Taxonomy supported by global metadata standards - SCOT, SCIS + Dublin Core etc
web 2.0 platform • •
E-Learning Folksonomy LMS, CMS, VLE, etc Tagging for personalisation • Social Networks • MySpace, Beebo etc Searching Blogs & Wikis Browser/Desktop API Ning networking Visual & personalised Social Bookmarking • Image & media sharing Mobile computing Audio & video • RSS feeds • Instant Messaging Pipes plus! MSN, Yahoo, Meebo • Twitter etc Mashups
Librarian 2.0 • • Embrace
Web 2.0 tools Touch the entire Web and without technolust build better data • • Content is conversation - Expand library be guided by how users bibliographic services access, consume and • create content. Package and push metadata - make resources • Build new services with discoverable Web 2.0 technologies • Expand delivery - RSS and • Physical and virtual beyond services
• Blogs & wiki -
everyone can communicate • RSS - everyone can read about it • Del.ici.ous - sharing favourite web pages • Flickr - sort, store and share your snaps • Ofﬁce Tools - Gliffy, Writely, Slideshare.... • Video Sharing - YouTube, Google Video, TeacherTube... • Podcasting - mulitiple literacies in action • Wiki - Power of the crowd • Online Friends - MySpace, Ning, Beebo, FaceBook
• Reading materials for pleasure
and study • Information retrieval and critical analysis support • Learning activities - Social activities • Academic writing guidance • Special education learning support • Information technology support • Multimedia design and production • Traditional bibliographic services • 24/7 Learning support creativity NOT productivity
key questions • What is
the purpose of the ‘commons’? • What needs will be addressed? • What programs will be put into place ? • What faculty will be involved? • What kinds of hardware, software, furnishing? • What kinds of staff are needed? • What promotion and training is needed? • How will you measure success? B
bookmarking ideas • Filter and
manage • Targetted networking information • Collaborative pooling • Create a knowledge of information network • TAG - Your own • Provide learning virtual ﬁling cabinet support • Folksonomy
bookmarking ideas folksonomy, redeﬁnes web
navigation. In addition, if Del.icio.us could aggregate the bookmarks over all users, they could come up with a folksonomy for everybody, based on how the total population actually valued and referred to the content. technorati, google blog search and others are aggregating this folksonomy information and creating a web of relationships. TAG horizonproject07 - the power of folksonomy