What is Web 2.0?  Discovering the Participatory Web Martha Hardy & Nicole Theis-Mahon Bio-Medical Library,  University of ...
Class Objectives <ul><li>Definition of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Evolution & defining characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Pr...
Definitions <ul><li>“ Web 2.0 is a term describing the trend in the use of the World Wide Web technology and web design th...
Defining Characteristics <ul><li>The Web as platform </li></ul><ul><li>Harnesses collective intelligence </li></ul><ul><li...
 
An Analogy 10 th  Edition  = Version 10.0 11 th  Edition = Version 11.0 12 th  Edition = Version 12.0
What Does 2.0 Mean? <ul><li>Upgrade </li></ul><ul><li>New/Better program </li></ul><ul><li>Movement </li></ul><ul><li>New ...
Evolution <ul><li>Product of the post dotcom bust </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Web as a platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Powe...
The Web as a Platform <ul><li>Web as platform + Rich Internet Applications = Success </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul>...
Examples of Web 2.0 Applications <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Podca...
Pros and Cons of Web 2.0 Applications <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to Use </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap (relatively) </li...
Web 2.0 in the Health Sciences <ul><li>“How Web 2.0 is Changing Medicine” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dean Giustini (medical lib...
Health 2.0 <ul><li>“ Health 2.0 is participatory healthcare. Enabled by information, software, and community that we colle...
Medicine 2.0 <ul><li>“ Medicine 2.0 applications, services and tools are Web-based services for health care consumers, car...
Examples of Web 2.0 in the Health Sciences
References <ul><li>Castilla, Victor. “Web 2.0 and Medicine: Medicine 2.0.”  Web 2.0 and Medicine.  6 May 2007.  http://web...
References, continued <ul><li>Hughes, Benjamin & Joanthan Wareham. “Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: Tensions and Controversie...
Questions? <ul><li>Contact us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicole Theis-Mahon  [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Martha ...
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    1. 1. What is Web 2.0? Discovering the Participatory Web Martha Hardy & Nicole Theis-Mahon Bio-Medical Library, University of Minnesota October 16, 2008
    2. 2. Class Objectives <ul><li>Definition of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Evolution & defining characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Pros and Cons of Participatory Web Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 in the health sciences </li></ul>
    3. 3. Definitions <ul><li>“ Web 2.0 is a term describing the trend in the use of the World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to enhance creativity, information sharing, and, most notably collaboration among users.” Web 2.0 Wikipedia </li></ul>
    4. 4. Defining Characteristics <ul><li>The Web as platform </li></ul><ul><li>Harnesses collective intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Remixes and shares data </li></ul><ul><li>End of the software release cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Software above the level of a single device </li></ul><ul><li>Rich user experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Tim O’Reilly </li></ul>
    5. 6. An Analogy 10 th Edition = Version 10.0 11 th Edition = Version 11.0 12 th Edition = Version 12.0
    6. 7. What Does 2.0 Mean? <ul><li>Upgrade </li></ul><ul><li>New/Better program </li></ul><ul><li>Movement </li></ul><ul><li>New version of the Web </li></ul>
    7. 8. Evolution <ul><li>Product of the post dotcom bust </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Web as a platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Power to the people! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consumers are creators and creators are consumers </li></ul>
    8. 9. The Web as a Platform <ul><li>Web as platform + Rich Internet Applications = Success </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheap (relatively) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perpetual Beta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing and collaboration </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. Examples of Web 2.0 Applications <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Photo sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized pages </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative document creation </li></ul>
    10. 11. Pros and Cons of Web 2.0 Applications <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to Use </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap (relatively) </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Perpetual Beta </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><li>Credibility & Accuracy </li></ul>
    11. 12. Web 2.0 in the Health Sciences <ul><li>“How Web 2.0 is Changing Medicine” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dean Giustini (medical librarian) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Editorial published in BMJ in December of 2006. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights how Web 2.0 applications such as podcasts, RSS, blogs and social bookmarking can benefit health care professionals in their practices. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ rather than intrinsic benefits of the platform itself, it's the spirit of open sharing and collaboration that is paramount.” </li></ul></ul>
    12. 13. Health 2.0 <ul><li>“ Health 2.0 is participatory healthcare. Enabled by information, software, and community that we collect or create, we the patients can be effective partners in our own healthcare, and we the people can participate in reshaping the health system itself.” </li></ul><ul><li>Ted Eytan, MD </li></ul><ul><li>“ The main point of the Web 2.0 movement in health care is the use of social software and its ability to promote collaboration between patients, their caregivers, and medical professionals.” </li></ul><ul><li> Laura O’Grady </li></ul>
    13. 14. Medicine 2.0 <ul><li>“ Medicine 2.0 applications, services and tools are Web-based services for health care consumers, caregivers, patients, health professionals, and biomedical researchers, that use Web 2.0 technologies as well as semantic web and virtual reality tools, to enable and facilitate specifically social networking, participation, apomediation, collaboration, and openness within and between these user groups..” </li></ul><ul><li>Gunther Eschenbach </li></ul>
    14. 15. Examples of Web 2.0 in the Health Sciences
    15. 16. References <ul><li>Castilla, Victor. “Web 2.0 and Medicine: Medicine 2.0.” Web 2.0 and Medicine. 6 May 2007. http://web2097.blogspot.com/2007/05/web-20-and-medicine-medicine-20.html </li></ul><ul><li>Eysenbach, Gunther. “Medicine 2.0 Congress Launched (and: Definition of Medicine 2.0/Health 2.0).” Gunther Eysenbach’s Research Rants [blog]. 6 Mar 2008. http://gunther-eysenbach.blogspot.com/2008/03/medicine-20-congress-website-launched.html </li></ul><ul><li>Eytan, Ted. “The Health 2.0 Definition: Not just the Latest, The Greatest!” Ted Eytan, MD . 13 June 2008. http://www.tedeytan.com/2008/06/13/1089 </li></ul><ul><li>Giles, Jim. “Internet Encyclopedias Go Head to Head.” Nature . 15 Dec. 2005. 438: 900-901. </li></ul><ul><li>Giustini, Dean. “How Web 2.0 is Changing Medicine.” BMJ. 23 Dec. 2006. 333: 1283-1284. http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/333/7582/1283 </li></ul><ul><li>Health 2.0 Wiki. “Health 2.0 Definition.” Viewed 30 July 2008. http://health20.org/wiki/Health_2.0_Definition </li></ul>
    16. 17. References, continued <ul><li>Hughes, Benjamin & Joanthan Wareham. “Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: Tensions and Controversies in the Field.” Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2008. 10(3). Viewed on 14 Oct 2008. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2553249 </li></ul><ul><li>O’Relly, Tim. “What is Web 2.0 : Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software” Viewed on 26 July 2008. http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html </li></ul><ul><li>Rothman, David. “Web 2.0: Plenary Session.” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. May 2008. Viewed on 28 July 2008. http://www.slideshare.net/davidlrothman/mla-plenary-session-iv-rothman20080513-static & http://www.visualwebcaster.com/stratosphere/48592/event.html </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia. “Health 2.0,” Viewed on 29 July 2008. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia. “Web 2.0.” Viewed on 28 July 2008 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web2.0 </li></ul>
    17. 18. Questions? <ul><li>Contact us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicole Theis-Mahon [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Martha Hardy [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bio-Medical Library Reference Desk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(612) 626-3260 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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