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Books In A Web 2

  1. Books in a web 2.0 environment Marianne van der Heijden Library and Information Services
  2. Introduction <ul><li>- books </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>vs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>- web 2.0 </li></ul>
  3. Books and web 2.0 <ul><li>web 2.0 ways to receive information on books </li></ul><ul><li>web 2.0 ways to find and share lists of books </li></ul><ul><li>web 2.0 ways to manage the books you use </li></ul>
  5. Definition <ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>From Wikipedia: </li></ul>
  6. O’Reilly in 2005 <ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. Web 2.0 examples <ul><li>Profile sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook / Hyves / LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><ul><li> / Netvibes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video/Photo sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr / YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogosphere </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger / Twitter </li></ul></ul>
  9. Web 2.0 examples cont. <ul><li>Sharing news / RSS / Comments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digg / Google reader / Bloglines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Corporate knowledge / Wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia / open science wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Webparts technology / Widgets /Ajax </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Gadgets / mini ajax / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboratories / communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surfgroepen / Ning / Basecamp </li></ul></ul>
  10. and
  11. What is it about? <ul><li>It is about interaction: </li></ul><ul><li>Web 1.0: an application can be used, one-sided, no user influence. </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0: an application to be used, commented, tagged, discussed, multisided, user influence to user generated content. </li></ul>
  12. What is in it for you? <ul><li>“ 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.” </li></ul><ul><li>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) </li></ul>
  14. Book <ul><li>book   Pronunciation [boo k] </li></ul><ul><li>– noun 1.a written or printed work of fiction or nonfiction, usually on sheets of paper fastened or bound together within covers. </li></ul><ul><li>With 50 more definitions </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. Books and the law <ul><li>Copyright laws state that it is not allowed to copy text from a book and use it as you own. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To prevent plagiarism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To prevent the resell of illegal reprints </li></ul></ul>
  16. Digitisation and web 2.0 <ul><li>Start with digitising books </li></ul><ul><li>Not web 2.0 in itself. </li></ul><ul><li>Let us compare </li></ul>
  17. Same <ul><li>Numerical Ecology /Pierre and Louis Legendre </li></ul><ul><li>2 paper copies in Library Catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>In ScienceDirect under title of bookseries </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  18. Extended <ul><li>On paper Second edition </li></ul><ul><li>4 Vols, different essays </li></ul><ul><li>On Springer Link </li></ul><ul><li>Third Edition </li></ul><ul><li>7 Vols, extended essays, </li></ul><ul><li>Modified and unmodified </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  19. Additional material <ul><li>Ecology : From Individuals to Ecosystems M. Begon, C. R. Townsend and J. L. Harper. 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Online tables, / </li></ul>
  20. Digitisation Projects <ul><li>Making a digital copy of originally printed books </li></ul><ul><li>Culture heritage projects (europeanea) </li></ul><ul><li>Project Gutenberg (copyright free classical books) </li></ul>
  21. Project Gutenberg
  22. Online vs. print books <ul><li>online books can be multi user and used simultaneously </li></ul><ul><li>online books are easier to use per chapter as a pdf, and thus managed. </li></ul><ul><li>publication form is mainly same </li></ul>
  23. Popular digitization projects <ul><li>Google Books </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Books </li></ul><ul><li>Scan the book, make text inside the book searchable, show a little of the book </li></ul><ul><li>Within copyright restrictions </li></ul>
  24. Web 2.0 applications for books <ul><li>open to comment: real online publication </li></ul><ul><li>weblog </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki: sharing and collaborating in writing and publishing </li></ul><ul><li>web based knowledge system </li></ul><ul><li>publication wheel? </li></ul>
  25. Wiki as publication format <ul><li>WikiGenes is the first wiki system to combine the collaborative and largely altruistic possibilities of wikis with explicit authorship. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FROM : A wiki for the life sciences where Authorship matters by Robert Hoffmann 1 Nature Genetics 40, 1047 - 1051 (2008) </li></ul></ul>
  26. WikiGenes
  27. Chromedia
  28. Publishing on demand (POD) <ul><li>= print on demand </li></ul><ul><li>= digital publishing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used for: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Self-publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Reprinting classics </li></ul>
  29. Faber Finds
  30. E-book store
  32. Find books <ul><li>In a library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feed on the new additions to that catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>NIOO catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Worldcat (joint catalogue of the world's libraries </li></ul><ul><li>also via Amazon/Bol (or other bookshops) </li></ul>
  33. NIOO Library Catalogue
  34. NIOO Library Catalogue <ul><li>Change view to Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Add comments (e.g. for loan request) </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to RSS </li></ul>
  35. Worldcat <ul><li>In Worldcat you can register </li></ul><ul><li>Make lists and share them with others </li></ul><ul><li>Add comments and tags </li></ul>
  36. How to find them <ul><li>only the metadata:you search for Title, author or subject </li></ul><ul><li>then comes Google </li></ul><ul><li>Google Book Search is based on the full text of a book </li></ul>
  37. Google Book Search
  38. Ecological Genomics <ul><li>About this book </li></ul><ul><li>Preview of this book </li></ul><ul><li>Selected pages </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>Popular passages </li></ul><ul><li>Search in this book </li></ul><ul><li>References from webpages </li></ul><ul><li>References from scholarly works </li></ul><ul><li>Key terms </li></ul><ul><li>Link to bookshop to buy the book </li></ul><ul><li>Link to library to borrow the book </li></ul>
  39. Locate the book <ul><li>Metadata found =/= book found </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright leads to DRM-restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>digitised books, most are not freely available </li></ul>
  40. Read Books <ul><li>print media: on loan from library, ill, or exchange </li></ul><ul><li>online books – pdf’s via subscription, free access (Gutenberg) </li></ul><ul><li>Download pdf’s and read them off line on pc or on e-book readers - pdf </li></ul>
  41. Reading Online <ul><li>As pdf’s </li></ul><ul><li>In special reading format (flash) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science disseminating using Open Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bout Psalter </li></ul></ul>
  42. Reading in a web 2.0 way <ul><li>Reading = passive action </li></ul><ul><li>Comments in the margin of a print book </li></ul><ul><li>In catalogues you may now add your own tags and comments to certain books. </li></ul>
  43. Sharing and commenting <ul><li>a kind of social bookmark sites like Connotea and 2Collab to share your literature with others </li></ul><ul><li>Connotea is a service from the Nature Publishing group </li></ul><ul><li>2Collab is an Elsevier product </li></ul>
  44. 2Collab
  45. Bookmark sites <ul><li>Add bookmarks with a browser button </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delicious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connotea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2Collab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Netvibes </li></ul></ul>
  46. Connotea
  47. Reading Devices <ul><li>Cybook </li></ul><ul><li>iLIAD </li></ul>
  48. E-bookreaders <ul><li>Using the new technology of e-ink , they are an effort to make reading paperless. </li></ul><ul><li>On these e-book readers you can load pdf's, and e-books in Mobipocket format. </li></ul><ul><li>You can put numerous e-books on it, and use more space with card extensions </li></ul><ul><li>The e-book readers can be loaned for testing upon request. </li></ul>
  49. Reading help <ul><li>DailyLIT: receive a daily e-mail with your daily book pages to read </li></ul>
  50. Manage Books <ul><li>Catalogue your own books </li></ul><ul><li>Manage your pdf’s </li></ul><ul><li>Manage your literature links </li></ul>
  51. Your own Library Catalogue <ul><li>Keep a library of your own in LibraryThing </li></ul><ul><li>You can search your books and add them to your LibraryThing Catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>You can join a group, for instance the NIOO-Knaw group and see what others have in their library </li></ul>
  52. LibraryThing
  53. Add books <ul><li>Search for books in several databases like Amazon, KB, Library of Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Click to add the description to your library in LibraryThing </li></ul><ul><li>Make friends, join a group </li></ul><ul><li>Place your library widget on your blog </li></ul>
  54. Infoserver
  55. Manage PDF’s <ul><li>PDF’s as links can be managed by any bookmark programm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not all pdf’s are available from all locations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PDF management with Endnote X </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See Endnote X presentation on Slideshare </li></ul></ul>
  56. PDF management <ul><li>Drag and drop the PDF file into the library window into the column with the PDF logo </li></ul>
  57. Future of books <ul><li>The Economist: The future of books: Now that books are digitised how will people read? Daniel Pudles 22nd March 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>“ 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”. </li></ul>
  58. Amsterdam World Book Capital <ul><li>Sept 18: IPA Freedom to Publish Prize </li></ul>
  59. Conference Oct 13, 2008 <ul><li>Challenging the book in sholarship and </li></ul><ul><li>higher education: dodo or dog? </li></ul><ul><li>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? </li></ul>
  60. Reference <ul><li>All links on Delicious account </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation on Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>