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Fis Web2.0

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