Books in a web 2.0 environment Marianne van der Heijden Library and Information Services
Books and web 2.0 web 2.0 ways to receive information on books web 2.0 ways to find and share lists of books
web 2.0 ways to manage the books you use
Definition Web 2.0 is a term describing changing trends in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to enhance creativity , information sharing, and collaboration among users
From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0
O’Reilly in 2005
Web 2.0 examples
Facebook / Hyves / LinkedIn
Web 2.0 examples cont. Sharing news / RSS / Comments Digg / Google reader / Bloglines Corporate knowledge / Wiki Wikipedia / open science wiki Webparts technology / Widgets /Ajax Google Gadgets / mini ajax / Collaboratories / communities
Surfgroepen / Ning / Basecamp
What is it about? Web 1.0: an application can be used, one-sided, no user influence.
Web 2.0: an application to be used, commented, tagged, discussed, multisided, user influence to user generated content.
What is in it for you? “ Horizontal knowledge is communication among individuals, who may or may not know each other, but who are loosely coordinated by their involvement with something, or someone, of mutual interest. And it’s extremely powerful, because it makes people much smarter.”
Prof. Glenn Reynolds An Army of Davids: How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People to Beat Big Media, Big Government, and Other Goliaths (Nelson Current, 2006)
Book book Pronunciation [boo k] – noun 1.a written or printed work of fiction or nonfiction, usually on sheets of paper fastened or bound together within covers.
Books and the law Copyright laws state that it is not allowed to copy text from a book and use it as you own.
To prevent the resell of illegal reprints
Digitisation and web 2.0
Start with digitising books
Same Numerical Ecology /Pierre and Louis Legendre 2 paper copies in Library Catalogue In ScienceDirect under title of bookseries
Additional material Ecology : From Individuals to Ecosystems M. Begon, C. R. Townsend and J. L. Harper. 2006.
Online tables, http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/begon /
Digitisation Projects Making a digital copy of originally printed books Culture heritage projects (europeanea)
Project Gutenberg (copyright free classical books)
Online vs. print books online books can be multi user and used simultaneously online books are easier to use per chapter as a pdf, and thus managed.
publication form is mainly same
Popular digitization projects Scan the book, make text inside the book searchable, show a little of the book
Within copyright restrictions
Web 2.0 applications for books open to comment: real online publication Wiki: sharing and collaborating in writing and publishing
web based knowledge system
Wiki as publication format WikiGenes is the first wiki system to combine the collaborative and largely altruistic possibilities of wikis with explicit authorship.
FROM : A wiki for the life sciences where Authorship matters by Robert Hoffmann 1 Nature Genetics 40, 1047 - 1051 (2008)
Publishing on demand (POD)
Find books RSS feed on the new additions to that catalogue Worldcat (joint catalogue of the world's libraries
also via Amazon/Bol (or other bookshops)
NIOO Library Catalogue
NIOO Library Catalogue Change view to Library Catalog
Add comments (e.g. for loan request)
Worldcat In Worldcat you can register
Make lists and share them with others
How to find them only the metadata:you search for Title, author or subject
Google Book Search is based on the full text of a book
Google Book Search
Ecological Genomics References from scholarly works Link to bookshop to buy the book
Link to library to borrow the book
Locate the book Metadata found =/= book found Copyright leads to DRM-restrictions
digitised books, most are not freely available
Read Books print media: on loan from library, ill, or exchange online books – pdf’s via subscription, free access (Gutenberg)
Download pdf’s and read them off line on pc or on e-book readers - pdf
Reading Online In special reading format (flash)
Science disseminating using Open Access
Reading in a web 2.0 way Comments in the margin of a print book
In catalogues you may now add your own tags and comments to certain books.
Sharing and commenting a kind of social bookmark sites like Connotea and 2Collab to share your literature with others Connotea is a service from the Nature Publishing group
2Collab is an Elsevier product
Add bookmarks with a browser button
E-bookreaders Using the new technology of e-ink , they are an effort to make reading paperless. On these e-book readers you can load pdf's, and e-books in Mobipocket format. You can put numerous e-books on it, and use more space with card extensions
The e-book readers can be loaned for testing upon request.
DailyLIT: receive a daily e-mail with your daily book pages to read
Manage your literature links
Your own Library Catalogue Keep a library of your own in LibraryThing You can search your books and add them to your LibraryThing Catalogue
You can join a group, for instance the NIOO-Knaw group and see what others have in their library
Add books Search for books in several databases like Amazon, KB, Library of Congress Click to add the description to your library in LibraryThing Make friends, join a group
Place your library widget on your blog
Manage PDF’s PDF’s as links can be managed by any bookmark programm Not all pdf’s are available from all locations PDF management with Endnote X
See Endnote X presentation on Slideshare
Drag and drop the PDF file into the library window into the column with the PDF logo
Future of books The Economist: The future of books: Now that books are digitised how will people read? Daniel Pudles 22nd March 2007
“ So books that people would not traditionally read in their entirety, or that require frequent updating, are likely to migrate online and perhaps to cease being books at all”.
Amsterdam World Book Capital
Sept 18: IPA Freedom to Publish Prize
Conference Oct 13, 2008 Challenging the book in sholarship and higher education: dodo or dog?
Will the book in academic and higher education adapt itself to the digital era as the wolf evolved into the dog or will it vanish as the dodo did because the bird could not fly, ended as soup meat and extincted?
Reference All links on Delicious account http://delicious.com/NIOOLibrary This presentation on Slideshare