Spring MARAC meeting, Alexandria, VA, May 6 2011 What’s Next? A Preview of Archives 3.0Kate Theimer
Archives 2.0 Open Transparent User-centered Technology-savvy Archivist as facilitator Open to iterating products Innovative and flexible Looking for ways to attract new users Closed Opaque Archivist- and record-centered Technology-phobic Archivist as gatekeeper/authority figure Focused on “perfect” products Adhering to tradition Relying on interested users coming to the repository on their own Archives 2.0 is not Archives + Web 2.0 Archives 1.0
Any social media tool is just a tool. Why are you using it?
Social media for publishing Social media for engagement Social media for participation Levels of interactivity in social media
Often uses a specialized platform, but not always Requires more of a commitment from the user Seems to be most successful when participation is for a well-defined purpose Using web for participationCharacteristics