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    • MLIS 7505
      Marti A. minor
      June 13, 2010
      Library 2.0:Examples from a Public Library
      Click here for narration
    • DeKalb County Public Library: Web Presence
      http://www.dekalblibrary.org
      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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • DeKalb County Public Library: DCPLink
      The library’s eNewsletter
      2000 subscribers
      40% open rate
      Published monthly
      Archive of past issues
    • 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
    • DeKalb County Public Library: Social Networking
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Presenter Info
      Marti A. Minor
      Valdosta State University
      MLIS expected August 2011
      maminor@valdosta.edu