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Social Software

  1. 1. Social Software Tools A RRLC Pizza Workshop Kate Pitcher http://librarysocialsoftware.pbwiki.com/
  2. 3. Agenda <ul><li>What we will be covering : </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based social software tools </li></ul><ul><li>What we will not be covering : </li></ul><ul><li>Gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>IM or chat </li></ul><ul><li>Screencasting </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual worlds </li></ul>
  3. 4. Introduction <ul><li>What is social software? </li></ul><ul><li>What one needs to know </li></ul><ul><li>Technology requirements </li></ul>
  4. 5. Social Software <ul><li>User-created content </li></ul><ul><li>User-driven = YOU decide what is popular! </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory web </li></ul>
  5. 6. Social Software <ul><li>Discovery & Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Citation </li></ul>
  6. 7. Social Discovery & Sharing <ul><li>Tools designed to make the discovery & sharing of news and information easy </li></ul><ul><li>Content syndication (RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Management of information </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to rate content </li></ul><ul><li>Share websites with others </li></ul>
  7. 8. Social Discovery & Sharing <ul><li>Blogs & RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Digg </li></ul><ul><li>Newsvine </li></ul><ul><li>Reddit </li></ul><ul><li>Sphere </li></ul><ul><li>Stumbleupon (plug-in/extension) </li></ul><ul><li>Thisisby.us </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul>
  8. 9. Digg http://digg.com
  9. 10. Newsvine http://www.newsvine.com Click icon and “seed” in Newsvine
  10. 11. Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net
  11. 12. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Allow users to store, tag and bookmark their favorite websites through a web-based login </li></ul><ul><li>Users can categorize & classify content according to their own schemas </li></ul>
  12. 13. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>del.icio.us (plug-in/extension) </li></ul><ul><li>BlogMarks </li></ul><ul><li>Furl </li></ul><ul><li>Connotea </li></ul><ul><li>Simpy </li></ul><ul><li>Netvouz </li></ul><ul><li>Ma.gnolia </li></ul><ul><li>RawSugar (plug-in/extension) </li></ul>
  13. 14. del.icio.us http://del.icio.us
  14. 15. del.icio.us
  15. 16. RawSugar http://www.rawsugar.com
  16. 17. Social Tagging <ul><li>Process of creating labels and keywords for content online </li></ul><ul><li>Tags are personal </li></ul><ul><li>Easier for retrieval </li></ul><ul><li>Allows users to create meaningful vocabulary and create a personal organizational schema </li></ul>
  17. 18. Social Tagging <ul><li>LibraryThing </li></ul><ul><li>Shelfari </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>del.icio.us (plug-in/extension) </li></ul><ul><li>TagFetch (tag search engine) </li></ul>
  18. 19. LibraryThing http://www.librarything.com
  19. 20. LibraryThing
  20. 21. Shelfari http://www.shelfari.com
  21. 22. Flickr
  22. 23. Social Collaboration <ul><li>Multiple users collaborate and create, edit and delete content </li></ul><ul><li>Social annotation tools allow users to comment and annotate websites and documents online </li></ul>
  23. 24. Social Collaboration <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Web annotation tools </li></ul>
  24. 25. Wikis
  25. 26. Web annotation tools <ul><li>Annotea </li></ul><ul><li>Protonotes </li></ul><ul><li>Stickis (plug-in/extension) </li></ul><ul><li>Fleck </li></ul><ul><li>Diggo (plug-in/extension) </li></ul><ul><li>JumpKnowledge </li></ul>
  26. 27. Stickis http://stickis.com
  27. 28. Stickis
  28. 29. Diigo http://www.diigo.com Download Diigo to your toolbar and use it to bookmark and annotate your favorite content
  29. 30. Diigo Click on Diigo toolbar and add comments or notes about the page you are visiting
  30. 31. Social Networking <ul><li>Online communities built around common interests </li></ul><ul><li>“… idea that one person’s connections to other people are more important than the person’s attributes…” (Farkas 110). </li></ul><ul><li>User’s identity ( profile ) becomes paramount </li></ul><ul><li>Allow users to connect to each other (a la six degrees of separation) </li></ul>
  31. 32. Social Networking <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Friendster </li></ul><ul><li>Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>hi5 </li></ul><ul><li>Xanga </li></ul>
  32. 33. Facebook http://www.facebook.com
  33. 34. Ning http://www.ning.com
  34. 35. Social Citation Tools <ul><li>Allows user to gather, organize and manage sources while doing research </li></ul><ul><li>Some function like bibliographic citation software (EndNote, RefWorks) </li></ul><ul><li>Users can manage references and produce bibliographies while also tagging and interacting with content </li></ul>
  35. 36. Social Citation Tools <ul><li>Zotero </li></ul><ul><li>CiteULike </li></ul><ul><li>BibSonomy </li></ul>
  36. 37. Zotero http://www.zotero.org
  37. 38. CiteULike http://www.citeulike.org
  38. 39. Works Cited <ul><li>Farkas, Meredith G. Social Software in Libraries: Building Collaboration, Communication, and Community Online . Medford, N.J: Information Today, 2007. </li></ul>
  39. 40. Social Software Tools A RRLC Pizza Workshop Presentation found at: http://librarysocialsoftware.pbwiki.com For more information contact: Kate Pitcher Reference/Instruction & Web Development Librarian Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo [email_address] http://www.geneseo.edu/~pitcher AIM: beebugkate

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