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  • 1. MLIS 7505
    Marti A. minor
    June 13, 2010
    Library 2.0:Examples from a Public Library
    Click here for narration
  • 2. DeKalb County Public Library: Web Presence
    In 2007, DCPL began moving from a static, mostly text Web page to a dynamic, interactive site with extensive capabilities.
    The new Web site went live July 2008.
    Currently, the main page receives approximately 28,000 requests per day.
  • 3. DeKalb County Public Library: eLibrary
    In addition to the central library and 22 physical branches, DCPL has an eBranch offering library resources 24/7/365
    Access electronic databases
    Download an eAudiobook
    Apply for a library card
    DCPL employs a full-time
    eBranch manager, Jimmy Lo
  • 4. DeKalb County Public Library: DCPLive
    A blog by DCPL librarians
    New bloggers every six months
    Categories include: authors, books, current affairs, food and drinks, kids and parenting , sports, and much more
    Keyword search feature
    1,000 page requests per day
  • 5. DeKalb County Public Library: DCPLink
    The library’s eNewsletter
    2000 subscribers
    40% open rate
    Published monthly
    Archive of past issues
  • 6. DeKalb County Public Library: Podcasts
    Author talks and musical performances
    Patrons may subscribe to podcasts and be alerted when a new episode is placed online
    Tag cloud for categories
    Keyword searching
  • 7. DeKalb County Public Library: Social Networking
  • 8. DeKalb County Public Library: RSS Feeds
    With RSS feeds, patrons can keep up to date on the latest additions to the library catalog by genre.
    Feeds for the addition of podcasts.
    Feeds are available from the DCPLive.
  • 9. DeKalb County Public Library: Coming Soon
    Mobile Web site (version of DCPL’s Web site designed for viewing on mobile devices).
    Currently in beta
    Available for public use soon
  • 10. DeKalb County Public Library: A 2.0 World
    These examples of Library 2.0 technologies give DCPL low cost tools to achieve its mission to:
    enlighten and enrich the people of DeKalb County by providing responsive, dynamic services that meet the changing informational needs of a diverse population.
  • 11. Presenter Info
    Marti A. Minor
    Valdosta State University
    MLIS expected August 2011