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  • 1. Library 2.0 log How can we use blogs here? Maggie Verster 2.0
  • 2. Tell me Libraries about your library? Is it just about the Or the books??? computers?
  • 3. Librarians What do you Please go comment do (all day) in here (click) your library?
  • 4. Librarian 1.0
  • 5. Librarian 2.0
  • 6. Like a website, but Blog? for non-techies Easy to create, update…. Very interactive, can embed cool stuff Reader Participant Author Collaborator Creator Claiming your space in the flat world
  • 7. ‘A weblog is kind of a continual tour, with a human guide who you get to know. There are Problogger (a blogger) many guides to choose from, each develops an has blogged about what a blog is in audience, and there’s also comraderie and his blogpost… politics between the people who run weblogs, “What is a blog” in reference to they point to each other, in all kinds of other structures, graphs, loops, etc.’ Source bloggers defining blogging….. Wikipedia: A blog (short for web log) is a user-generated website where entries are made in journal style and displayed in a reverse chronological order. A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic. Blogs also provide readers with the option to leave comments, which makes it possible to start a discussion around a blog post
  • 8. So… , Books Stories Take all the fun Creativity Knowledge, Information Collaborations
  • 9. Create an online Create a library space! Blog! Where? How? Follow the Blogging learning pathway: http://maggiev.edubl learning-pathway/
  • 10.  Book reviews  Reading lists  Have book feed widgets for your audience (Librarythings/shelfari)  Library events and news  Photo /video galleries/widgets  Podcasts about books/media  Voicethreads/forum discussions about books/media  Resource bookmarks What could  Library, copyright and fair use I use a blog rules and policies  Blacklist of library offenders??? for??  Games  ……….???????
  • 11. Social Sharing Bookmarking Where? How? Follow the Bookmarking learning pathway http://maggiev.edubl to/use-social- bookmarking-to- keep-track-of- resources/
  • 12. RSS Feeds Really simple , Stupid?
  • 13. Widgets
  • 14. Mash-up Photo-sharing: Flickr RSS Feeds Documents: Scribd/Google Blog Videos: Podcasts: Youtube Gcast Presentations Slideshare
  • 15. Bling your library online!
  • 16. Please join me…….  School librarians blog  Infolink librarians mailing list for South African teacher librarians:  Our bookmarking group:  Follow us on twitter: Thank You!!! Maggie 2.0
  • 17. Photo Credits / /