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  • 1. Social Networking Monica Fusich, Vang Vang & Kathleen Smith Keeping Up With the Kids HRLN October 8, 2008
  • 2. Introductions
    • Presenters:
      • Monica Fusich, [email_address]
      • Vang Vang, [email_address]
      • Kathleen Smith, [email_address]
    • Goals/Objectives
  • 3. The Machine is US/ing US
  • 4. Social Networking Sites
  • 5. Social Networking
    • Social Web
      • described as people interlinked and interacting with engaging content in a conversational and participatory manner via the Internet. Wikipedia, 10/6/2008
  • 6. Social Web
  • 7. Emphasize Social Attributes:
      • Identity : who are you?
      • Reputation : what do people think you stand for?
      • Presence : where are you?
      • Relationships : who are you connected with? who do you trust?
      • Groups : how do you organize your connections?
      • Conversations : what do you discuss with others?
  • 8. Popularity of Social Networking
    • Fluid, not static
    • Ease of use
    • People or interest based
    • Changes communication
    • Feeling of connection
    • Community
  • 9. Did you know?
      • Sites like MySpace, Facebook and LinkedIn account for seven of the top 20 most visited Web sites in the world.
      • For many users, especially the fully wired Net Generation , online social networks are not only a way to keep in touch, but a way of life.
  • 10. Libraries are Social!
    • We are a Social Networking Site!
      • Reference
      • Story Hour
      • Book Discussion Groups
      • Workshops
      • A place/space for conversation/meet
  • 11. Facebook
    • Social networking site
      • City, workplace, region, school
    • IM
    • Post photos
    • Join Groups
    • Keep in touch
  • 12. Facebook Features
    • Friends
    • News Feeds
    • Email
    • Events
    • Calendar
  • 13. Libraries Using Facebook
    • Henry Madden Library, Fresno State
    • University of Washington Libraries
  • 14. Hands-On Exercises
    • Profile – Info
    • Friends – Invite someone
    • Fans – become a fan of your favorite library
    • Group – join the American Library Assn.
  • 15. Other Social Networking Sites
    • Imeem - for music stuff
    • ComicSpace - for comic artists, writers, fans, etc.
    • Ficlets - for storytelling, writing
    • Oort-Cloud - for sci-fi authors, readers
    • Eons - for the over-50 crowd
    • Retroland -for people who love "retro" culture
    • MiGente - for Hispanic Americans
    • BlackPlanet - for African Americans
    • Orkut - for Europeans, Brazilians and Indians
  • 16.
    • What is it?
        • Online community
        • Share interests
    • How it works?
        • Sign up – free!
        • Invite friends/Search for friends
        • View
        • Communicate
  • 17. What’s so Great About MySpace Anyway?
    • Free
    • Language change/country
    • Audience – teens!
  • 18. Libraries on MySpace
    • Topeka and Shawnee County Pubic Library
        • http://www.myspace.com/tscpl
    • Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenberg County in North Carolina
        • http://www.myspace.com/libraryloft
    • Hennepin County Library
        • http://www.myspace.com/hennepincountylibrary
    • Henry Madden Library – Fresno State
        • http://www.myspace.com/henrymadden
  • 19.
    • What is it?
        • Online network
        • “ Exchange of business cards” virtually
    • How it works?
        • Open an Account – free!
        • Create a profile/summarizes your professional experiences
        • Find/Found by colleagues, clients, etc.
        • Invite others to connect to you
  • 20. Twitter
    • Social networking and micro-blogging
    • Updating (tweets)
    • Minimalism
    • Phone texting
    • The Big Juicy Twitter Guide
  • 21. Examples of Libraries Using Twitter
    • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    • Santa Rose Junior College
  • 22.
    • What is Delicious?
    • Things you can do with Delicious
    • Examples:
        • http://delicious.com/vangv
  • 23.
    • What is it?
        • 3-D virtual world
        • “ real life” in a virtual world
    • How does it work?
        • Open an Account
        • Create an Avatar
        • Explore/learn/have fun/spend money
  • 24. 10 Steps to Fun & Enlightenment
    • http://hmltenstep.blogspot.com/
    • http://fresnostate10steps.blogspot.com/
  • 25. Reference Chat/Meebo
    • What is Meebo?
    • Pros and Cons
    • Experience Using Meebo
  • 26. Questions? Comments?