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Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
Web2.0 for publishers in development
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Web2.0 for publishers in development
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Web2.0 for publishers in development

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This is a presentation as part of a training in the possibilities of using web2.0 for publishers in development from ACP countries. The training will be on October 30th, 2009

This is a presentation as part of a training in the possibilities of using web2.0 for publishers in development from ACP countries. The training will be on October 30th, 2009

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  • 1.
    • Web2.0 for publishing in development
  • 2.
    • Part 1: Trends in online communication
  • 3. Web2.0 is a name for online services. Their features are interactivity, user-generated content and user-friendliness
  • 4. Webtools and culture go hand in hand: people are now sharing freely on the web
  • 5.
    • Differences in use of social media:
    • Generations
    • Internet access (broadband/dial-up)
    • Private/professional use
  • 6.
    • New ways of communication bring new habits and routines
  • 7. Use of social media in developing countries
    • Internet access depends on precondition of electricity infrastructure
    • Lots of social media depend on high bandwidth (video, maps, etc)
  • 8. But…
    • 80-90% has access to mobile phones
    • South Africa has 1.1 million Facebook members, Morocco 369,000, Tunisia 279,000, Nigeria 220,000, Kenya 150,000,and Mauritius 60,000.
    • Various users have discovered Ning and start networks
  • 9.
    • Part 2:
    • Some tools and examples
  • 10. 1. RSS en RSS readers
    • RSS gives a signal when something new gets posted on a site
    • RSS readers enable you to follow those signals easily
  • 11. RSS examples
    • A library assembled RSS feeds about Darwin
    • http://www.netvibes.com/betabibliotheek#Darwinjaar
    • Reuters shows the Ghanaian blogs on their country pages
    • http://af.reuters.com/news/country/?type=ghanaNews
  • 12. RSS examples
    • EUFORIC offers various thematic information feeds as a service to its members
    • http://www.euforic.org
  • 13. 2. Weblogs
    • Weblogs are online diaries
    • The culture of bloggers- share, read and comment – is called the ‘blogosphere’
  • 14. Weblog examples
    • Pro-poor livestock blog
    • (http://www.ifadlivestock.blogspot.com)
    • DFID blog tales from the frontline
    • http://blogs.dfid.gov.uk/
  • 15. 3. Wikis
    • A wiki is the simplest webpage for collaborative writing
    • Various people can edit- write, delete, change in a wiki
    • (voorbeeld birdflu wiki)
  • 16. Wiki examples
    • Agropedia for crops (combination with blog and forum)
    • http://agropedia.iitk.ac.in/
    • CGIAR knowledge sharing toolkit wiki http://www.kstoolkit.org/
  • 17. Wiki examples
    • Akvopedia for water and sanitation
    • http://www.akvo.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
    • Wikipedia in local languages (here: Wolof)
  • 18. 4. Social networks and online communities
    • Social network is an online space where people can share information with friends and network (eg. Facebook)
  • 19. Social network/online community examples
    • Ning on dairy development for professionals or progresonetwork for producer organisations
    • http://www.apf-dairy.ning.com en http://www.progresonetworkenglish.ning.com
  • 20. Social network/online community examples
    • Web2fordev
    • Basic email list via Dgroups with resource section
    • http://dgroups.org/groups/web2fordev
    • Web2fordev LinkedIn group
    • http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=135666&trk=anet_ug_hm
  • 21. 5. Social bookmarking
    • Allows you to bookmark your favourite weblinks in public
  • 22. Examples of social bookmarking and customized search engines
    • Focuss is a customised search engine based on joint social bookmarking by researchers and others
    • http://www.focuss.info/
    • npk4dev is the tag of a group searching for knowledge management in development http://www.delicious.com/tag/npk4dev
  • 23. 6. Microblogs/Twitter
    • In 140 karakters you can share what you are doing or reading
    • ‘ Followers’ read this, you read the updates from the people or organisations you follow
  • 24. Examples of twitter
    • UNHCR has >900.000 followers on twitter and uses it for interaction with stakeholders, follows >34.000 people back
    • http://twitter.com/Refugees
  • 25. 9. Multimedia: photo/video/audio sharing
    • Web2.0 services that allow you to share pictures, video or audio files (also: share powerpoint slides via slideshare.net)
  • 26. Multimedia examples
    • UNICEF created podcasts about the earthquake in Pakistan. http://odeo.com/episodes/548321
    • The Worldbank has its own Youtube video channel (www.youtube.com/worldbank)
  • 27. 10. Mobile phone
    • No need to explain!
  • 28. Examples of mobile phone
    • Ushahidi allows monitoring of elections by mobile phone
    • Powerful combinations of phone- internet - radio
  • 29.
    • Part 3: How web2.0 changes publishing
  • 30. The reader becomes a writer
    • Video Brosdi
    • http://dotsub.com/view/7a64255a-02e7-4d70-9d2a-48bef0aeda2d
  • 31. Publishing process that can be supported by web2.0
    • Collaborative development of content
    • Online publishing
    • Transformation and repackaging of content (online- offline and offline- online)
  • 32. Will publishing change?
    • Web2.0 changes the role of the publisher. People are both creator and consumers of information
    • New technologies don’t replace the old technologies but offer new possibilities
    • Repacking of information in different forms will be important because of different preferences and levels of access to internet

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