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 firstname.lastname@example.org