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    Fis Web2.0 Fis Web2.0 Presentation Transcript

    • Web 2.0 De-mystified Julie Hannaford [email_address]
    • What is Web 2.0?
      • Collaboration
      • Exploration
      • Experimentation
      • Communication …
      • Sites and tools that let you connect with others in a whole new way
      • Innovative ways to reach our users
    • Let’s Take a Tour… Credit to paradigm4 – found on Flickr
    • First Stop: Social Bookmarking
      • What it is:
        • Tagging (adding keywords) websites, videos and photos, in a way that is meaningful to you
        • Sharing those sites and tags with others
        • Examples:
          • or
      • Social bookmarking/tagging of websites
      • Store favourites in ways that are meaningful to you – tag them AND bundle them
      • Add people to your network; subscribe to tags that are of interest to you; search for others’ sites
      • Example: search for: instant messaging libraries
      • Similar to
      • Lets you use additional features:
        • Highlight content on a website that is of particular interest
        • Add a sticky note with comments on a site
      • Share your stored sites with others by forwarding them on
      • Look at the group: Web2.0
    • Library Examples
      • Provide links to useful sites for your users
        • Use to store your recommendations
        • Thunder Bay Public Library
      • Check out the users on this list:
      • Use Diigo to collaborate:
        • Sharing of websites/research when doing group work (@ FIS, when doing committee work, for example)
    • Flickr
      • Online site that allows you to upload photos/images
      • Tag images, share photos with others and find images that you need (see slide 2 of this presentation)
        • Get permission – give credit
        • Consider privacy/copyright issues
      • Create groups: check out the Libraries and Librarians group
      • Flickr works with: fd’s flickr toys – display images in new ways
      • Take Flickr code and place it into your blog or website, so that your photos are displayed
    • Library Uses
      • Upload photos of library events
        • Allow commenting so that users can provide feedback
        • Engage with your users
        • Dublin City Public Libraries
        • Colorado College Tutt Library
      • Use flickr to do book displays:
        • Clemens & Alcuin Libraries' Photos
      • Create promo materials for your library: posters, calendars, trading cards
      • Create name tags – useful for roving librarians
    • Slideshare
      • Site that allows you to upload your presentations and tag them
      • Become part of a community
        • See the Web2.0 community
      • Note: this presentation is on Slideshare
    • Second Stop: Facebook
      • Social networking
    • Library Uses
      • Stay current with colleagues: write on their walls, see their newest photos, read their posts
      • Stay up to date on library issues by joining library groups:
        • Library 2.0 Interest Group
        • Digital Reference in Facebook
        • Information Literacy Interest Group (ILIG)
        • FacebookAppsforLibraries
      • Connect with library users to answer their reference questions:
        • Syracuse University Library
        • U of A libraries
        • Ryerson University library
        • Penn State University Libraries
    • Third Stop: Podcasting
      • What is a podcast? “a multimedia file distributed over the Internet, using syndication feeds, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers” Some features:
        • Can be audio or video.
        • Can be downloaded automatically using software capable of reading feed formats (like RSS).
        • Subscribe to a feed, then each time a new clip is added, you are automatically updated with the newest episode.
        • Listen/watch podcasts via an iPod or other MP3 player or via a computer.
    • How to Find and Subscribe to Podcasts
      • iTunes
        • Select Podcasts from the Music Store. If you want to find library specific ones, input ‘librar*’ into the search box to get a general idea of what’s out there.
          • Subscribe via the Music Store
          • Subscribe manually using the Advanced menu
          • Change the settings if necessary
      • The Podcast Directory – another source to find podcasts
        • Organized by category
    • Library Uses – iTunes Examples
      • Library tours: Ease your users’ comfort level with your environment:
        • Carleton University Library Tours
      • Create podcasts that explain library services:
        • University of Aberdeen Library
        • in iTunes: Mount Allison University Libraries LibCast
      • Make seminars/presentations available – reach a broader audience
        • Kankakee Public Library
        • SirsiDynix Institute
        • In iTunes: Arizona State University Libraries – updated weekly
    • YouTube
      • A service that allows users to upload videos that they would like to share with others
      • Post and tag videos, comment on others’ videos
      • Examples:
        • The First Help Desk – information literacy at its finest!
    • Library Uses – YouTube Examples
      • Library tours:
      • Information literacy videos:
      • Promos for your library’s events:
    • Instant Messaging
      • There are a number of options for providing reference to our users
        • E-mail
        • In person
        • Live Help – co-browsing
      • Can also use IM – there are now a number of free tools that allow chatting with users to answer questions
    • Instant Messaging
      • Lots of different IM systems: MSN, AIM, Yahoo, etc.
      • Using tools like Meebo or Pidgin (formerly GAIM), it is possible to aggregate them and chat with users regardless of their chosen chatting environment
      • Examples:
        • Ask Gerstein
        • UTM
    • References/Some Additional Reading:
      • IM=FASTER Virtual Reference on the Cheap! By Rachel Singer Gordon and Michael Stephens:
      • Places to Go: Facebook by Stephen Downes:
      • Tags Help Make Libraries by Melissa L. Rethlefsen:
      • Web2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software by Michael Stephens: