Web 2.0 and Health Information Chris Mavergames Web Operations Manager/Information Architect The Cochrane Collaboration EA...
Poll <ul><li>How many of you use/have heard of the following? </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking: Facebook, LinkedIn </li...
Cutting through the jargon <ul><li>What is Web 1.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Static pages, one-way interaction </li></ul><ul><li>...
cochrane.org
Cutting through the jargon <ul><li>What is different in Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic pages, participatory interactio...
cochrane.org
igoogle.com
Some Web 2.0 applications and tools <ul><li>Social networking: Facebook, LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Microblogging: Twitter...
More on Web 2.0 <ul><li>Push vs. Pull </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 allows you to have information “pushed“ at you vs. you...
Web 2.0 analogies and concepts <ul><li>An analogy:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 1.0 = static on a radio </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Social Networking services <ul><li>Facebook, LinkedIn, 2Collab, and others </li></ul><ul><li>These services allow you to c...
facebook.com
 
linkedin.com
 
 
2collab.com
 
Why use these tools? <ul><li>Networking with like-minded individuals in your field </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing your produc...
Microblogging - Twitter <ul><li>S hare short, 140-character messages  (“tweets“) </li></ul><ul><li>You follow people and t...
twitter.com/cochranecollab
twitter.com/mavergames
tweetdeck.com
twitter.com/tsc_oh
Why Twitter? <ul><li>Concept of “ambient awareness“, perfect example of ‚push‘ technology </li></ul><ul><li>You won‘t see ...
Social Bookmarking <ul><li>del.icio.us, CiteULike, Connotea </li></ul><ul><li>Allow users to share collections of links </...
citeulike.org
del.icio.us
Why use social bookmarking? <ul><li>Discover new, relevant articles and websites </li></ul><ul><li>New links come to you v...
Blogs, Wikis <ul><li>Blog (weblog): example – Laika‘s MedLiblog </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki (What I Know Is) (backronym -  The ...
http://laikaspoetnik.wordpress.com/
http://scienceroll.com/
http:// www.medpedia .com/
http://twictionary.pbwiki.com/
http:// cochrane.org/ideas
http:// mavergames.net
Why use blogs? <ul><li>Among many reasons... </li></ul><ul><li>Good summary of interesting articles in a particular field ...
Why use wikis? <ul><li>Among many reasons... </li></ul><ul><li>Very powerful knowledge gathering tool </li></ul><ul><li>Al...
Subscription services: RSS <ul><li>You can obtain the following and much more via an RSS feed  (Really Simple Syndication)...
cochrane.org/podcasts
 
Podcast XML
http://www.ajpm-online.net/
cochrane.org/news
www.google.com/reader
My iGoogle page
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/
bmj.com
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/besttreatments
http://www.webicina.com/rss_feeds/
http://www.webicina.com/rss_feeds/
Typical Web 2.0 scenario <ul><li>I visit Laikas MedLiblog: </li></ul>Where I find this post:
Typical Web 2.0 scenario <ul><li>I visit the site: </li></ul>I subscribe to the feed:
Typical Web 2.0 scenario <ul><li>I decide to tweet it: </li></ul><ul><li>I get this response via Twitter:  </li></ul>
Typical Web 2.0 scenario <ul><li>So, I visit the Facebook group and join. </li></ul><ul><li>Then, I post the following to ...
Further reading <ul><li>Visit  del.icio.us/mavergames  for a complete list of links from this presentation (see tag  “EAHI...
Questions?
Thank you! Chris Mavergames Web Operations Manager/Information Architect The Cochrane Collaboration Email:  [email_address...
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  • Many thanks for posting this, Chris. I was sorry I couldn't make your presentation as this is an area of interest to me, especially how it relates professionally. However, now that I can listen to this in my own time I will do so. Hope you had a good conference. Richard
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    1. 1. Web 2.0 and Health Information Chris Mavergames Web Operations Manager/Information Architect The Cochrane Collaboration EAHIL Workshop, Dublin Castle 2 June 2009
    2. 2. Poll <ul><li>How many of you use/have heard of the following? </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking: Facebook, LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Microblogging: Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking: CiteULike, del.icio.us, Connotea </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs, Wikis: medical and librarian blogs, Medpedia; Blogger, Wordpress, pbwiki (services) </li></ul><ul><li>Subscription services: RSS for anything </li></ul>
    3. 3. Cutting through the jargon <ul><li>What is Web 1.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Static pages, one-way interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Searching instead of finding </li></ul><ul><li>Passive approach to web pages – pages essentially online documents </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks, email lists </li></ul><ul><li>One-size-fits-all content </li></ul>
    4. 4. cochrane.org
    5. 5. Cutting through the jargon <ul><li>What is different in Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic pages, participatory interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Information comes to you (push vs. pull) </li></ul><ul><li>Customization of content, saved searches (iGoogle, “My NCBI“ at Pubmed) </li></ul><ul><li>More finding (or receiving), less searching </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive pages: commenting, subscribing, posting, adding, sharing, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>All about the content (the technology gets simpler!) – “Internet as platform“ </li></ul>
    6. 6. cochrane.org
    7. 7. igoogle.com
    8. 8. Some Web 2.0 applications and tools <ul><li>Social networking: Facebook, LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Microblogging: Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking: CiteULike, del.icio.us, Connotea </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs, Wikis: medical and librarian blogs, Medpedia; Blogger, Wordpress, pbwiki (services) </li></ul><ul><li>Subscription services: RSS for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saved searches </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. More on Web 2.0 <ul><li>Push vs. Pull </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 allows you to have information “pushed“ at you vs. you having to “pull“ it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finding vs. searching </li></ul><ul><li>Via RSS, Twitterfeeds, Group updates, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 keywords: interact, share, collaborate, remix </li></ul><ul><li>Internet as a platform (less downloading of software, more use of online services) </li></ul>
    10. 10. Web 2.0 analogies and concepts <ul><li>An analogy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 1.0 = static on a radio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 = provides a tuner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ tuning the web“ </li></ul><ul><li>“ joining the conversation, already in progress“ </li></ul><ul><li>Information can be very rich (C. Shirky - flickr pages as technical manuals, “hdr“ example) </li></ul>
    11. 11. Social Networking services <ul><li>Facebook, LinkedIn, 2Collab, and others </li></ul><ul><li>These services allow you to create an online profile so that you can interact with others: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join groups that share your interests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share links, notes, reading lists, videos, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comment on and discuss items shared by others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use chat and messaging services </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. facebook.com
    13. 14. linkedin.com
    14. 17. 2collab.com
    15. 19. Why use these tools? <ul><li>Networking with like-minded individuals in your field </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing your productivity by learning from and sharing with others </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring new interests or research topics </li></ul><ul><li>Career and professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Don‘t underestimate the power of these tools! </li></ul>
    16. 20. Microblogging - Twitter <ul><li>S hare short, 140-character messages (“tweets“) </li></ul><ul><li>You follow people and they follow you </li></ul><ul><li>Filtering tools for Twitter allow filtering of keywords of interest to you </li></ul><ul><li>What is he talking about? Much easier to show you! </li></ul>
    17. 21. twitter.com/cochranecollab
    18. 22. twitter.com/mavergames
    19. 23. tweetdeck.com
    20. 24. twitter.com/tsc_oh
    21. 25. Why Twitter? <ul><li>Concept of “ambient awareness“, perfect example of ‚push‘ technology </li></ul><ul><li>You won‘t see every tweet, but you‘ll be ‚ambiently‘ aware of the conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet a question, get an answer! </li></ul><ul><li>Share and find links to interesting sites </li></ul><ul><li>Search Google for “twitter apps“ </li></ul><ul><li>Get Twitter on your mobile device </li></ul><ul><li>What‘s coming (hopefully) that will improve: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grouping of “friends” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text links in tweets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow tweeting to a grou p </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul></ul>
    22. 26. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>del.icio.us, CiteULike, Connotea </li></ul><ul><li>Allow users to share collections of links </li></ul><ul><li>User-generated tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Like a giant bookmarks database </li></ul><ul><li>CiteULike and Connotea are specifically for scholarly references </li></ul>
    23. 27. citeulike.org
    24. 28. del.icio.us
    25. 29. Why use social bookmarking? <ul><li>Discover new, relevant articles and websites </li></ul><ul><li>New links come to you via RSS or your account on these services </li></ul><ul><li>Access your bookmarks anywhere, from any browser </li></ul><ul><li>Export citations easily (CiteULike) and organize your scholarly papers </li></ul><ul><li>For traditional library setting: reference librarian can share their bookmarks easily with patrons </li></ul>
    26. 30. Blogs, Wikis <ul><li>Blog (weblog): example – Laika‘s MedLiblog </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki (What I Know Is) (backronym - The word wiki , halved from the Hawaiian phrase &quot; wiki wiki &quot; meaning &quot;quick „ ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative resource creation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Takes advantage of the “hive“ of people on the web all with specific knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medpedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fun example: twictionary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogger, Wordpress, etc. (tools for creating blogs) </li></ul><ul><li>Pbwiki.com, wetpaint.com, etc. (tools for creating wikis) </li></ul>
    27. 31. http://laikaspoetnik.wordpress.com/
    28. 32. http://scienceroll.com/
    29. 33. http:// www.medpedia .com/
    30. 34. http://twictionary.pbwiki.com/
    31. 35. http:// cochrane.org/ideas
    32. 36. http:// mavergames.net
    33. 37. Why use blogs? <ul><li>Among many reasons... </li></ul><ul><li>Good summary of interesting articles in a particular field </li></ul><ul><li>Can receive updates via RSS (‚push‘) </li></ul><ul><li>Starting a blog allows you to network with other bloggers and “guest post“ on other blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Can serve as a homepage for your research work </li></ul><ul><li>And many other reasons... </li></ul>
    34. 38. Why use wikis? <ul><li>Among many reasons... </li></ul><ul><li>Very powerful knowledge gathering tool </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for collaborative work environments </li></ul><ul><li>Can use them for “crowd sourcing“ your work or for brainstorming ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing the “hive mind“ to gather ideas, facts </li></ul>
    35. 39. Subscription services: RSS <ul><li>You can obtain the following and much more via an RSS feed (Really Simple Syndication) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saved searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Updates to sites, collections of bookmarks, flickr photos, etc. – could be anything! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Reader, Yahoo, Bloglines, etc. </li></ul>
    36. 40. cochrane.org/podcasts
    37. 42. Podcast XML
    38. 43. http://www.ajpm-online.net/
    39. 44. cochrane.org/news
    40. 45. www.google.com/reader
    41. 46. My iGoogle page
    42. 47. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/
    43. 48. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/
    44. 49. bmj.com
    45. 50. http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/besttreatments
    46. 51. http://www.webicina.com/rss_feeds/
    47. 52. http://www.webicina.com/rss_feeds/
    48. 53. Typical Web 2.0 scenario <ul><li>I visit Laikas MedLiblog: </li></ul>Where I find this post:
    49. 54. Typical Web 2.0 scenario <ul><li>I visit the site: </li></ul>I subscribe to the feed:
    50. 55. Typical Web 2.0 scenario <ul><li>I decide to tweet it: </li></ul><ul><li>I get this response via Twitter: </li></ul>
    51. 56. Typical Web 2.0 scenario <ul><li>So, I visit the Facebook group and join. </li></ul><ul><li>Then, I post the following to the group page: </li></ul><ul><li>And so on... </li></ul>
    52. 57. Further reading <ul><li>Visit del.icio.us/mavergames for a complete list of links from this presentation (see tag “EAHIL”) </li></ul><ul><li>Follow The Cochrane Collaboration on Twitter! twitter.com/cochranecollab </li></ul><ul><li>Follow me on Twitter! twitter.com/mavergames </li></ul><ul><li>Get news via RSS from cochrane.org/news </li></ul><ul><li>In a few days, see slidecast of this presentation at slideshare.net/mavergames </li></ul><ul><li>Share, collaborate, remix, explore! </li></ul>
    53. 58. Questions?
    54. 59. Thank you! Chris Mavergames Web Operations Manager/Information Architect The Cochrane Collaboration Email: [email_address] Twitter: mavergames Blog: mavergames.net

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