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Practically Web 2.0

  1. 1. + Presented by: Nicole C. Engard http://flickr.com/photos/thevoyagers/398768220/ Practically Web 2.0 Practical Demonstrations of Social Software Technology
  2. 2. + History of the Web  Berners-Lee envisioned a read/write web  We weren’t ready in the 1990’s for such a big step  We started with a read-only web – a place where everyone could read whatever they wanted, but only a select few (programmers) could write web pages.  This was Web 1.0.
  3. 3. + Enter Web 2.0  Theterm quot;Web 2.0quot; began with a conference brainstorming session between O'Reilly and MediaLive International in 2004  Alsoreferred to as the “Participatory Web” or the “Read/Write Web”  Fulfills Berners-Lee’s original vision for the WWW
  4. 4. + What is Web 2.0
  5. 5. + Web 2.0 is People  Web1.0 was Commerce Web 2.0 is People - Ross Mayfield  Theintroduction of tools like blogs, wikis, tags, widgets and RSS have made it so that anyone can write to the web
  6. 6. + Web 2.0 Titles
  7. 7. + Web 2.0 is Personalization  Niche markets and The Long Tail by Chris Anderson  Web 2.0 is about letting WWW users personalize their experience  Personalized Homepages   My Yahoo!, iGoogle, My MSN, Netvibes and Pageflakes
  8. 8. + Harnessing Collective Intelligence  The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki  “Two heads are better than one.”  Allowingthe public to edit/contribute to your content will lead to more valuable content   Wikis, Tagging, Hyperlinking and Reviews   Giving everyone a voice   Blogging
  9. 9. + Web 2.0 & Libraries Web 2.0 changes the balance of power in our libraries Scale Uploaded on February 1, 2007 by blmurch Slide by: Kathryn Greenhill
  10. 10. + Why We’re Here  We’re here to learn how to use Web 2.0 to our advantage instead of letting it throw us off balance.
  11. 11. + Intro to Web 2.0 Tools Web 2.0 Logos Uploaded to Flickr on April 3, 2006 by jonas_therkildsen
  12. 12. + So Many Tools  RSS Feeds  Professional Networks  Tagging  Social Networking  Blogging  Personal Libraries  Wikis  Instant Messaging  Widgets  Photo Sharing  Bookmarks  Self Publishing
  13. 13. + RSS Feeds  Short for “Real Simple Syndication”  Originally used to syndicate content from another web site on your own  Now most commonly used to deliver web related updates  Makes it easy to keep up with content from news sites, blogs, wikis, and other web sites without visiting them every day
  14. 14. + Reading RSS Feeds  To read RSS Feeds you need an RSS Aggregator  RSSAggregators are like inboxes for your RSS Feeds  Withonly one RSS Aggregator you can read new content from hundreds of web sites
  15. 15. + RSS Aggregators   Come in online and desktop varieties   Online readers allow you to access your subscriptions from any computer   Desktop readers are only accessible from your computer   Aggregator Options   Bloglines/Bloglines Beta   Google Reader   NewsGator Suite
  16. 16. + Tagging/Folksonomies  Tagging or Folksonomies are uncontrolled subject terms assigned by the average person  By ‘tagging’ articles, pages, blog posts, etc., the lay person can easily organize data in terms they understand
  17. 17. + Blogs & Blogging   A blog is a web site maintained by one or more author who write on a regular basis   Blogs can allow for comments from readers   Blogs deliver content via RSS   Blogs started as personal journals, but can now be found in all different flavors
  18. 18. + Blogging Tools  Many free and  Startwith a freely affordable tools to hosted blog package choose from to learn the ropes  Weblog Matrix:  Popular Tools: weblogmatrix.org  WordPress.com  Demoblog software:  WordPress.org opensourcecms.com  Blogger.com  TypePad.com
  19. 19. + Use a Blog For…  Delivering library news  Providing commentary  Book clubs  Sharing new resources  KEEP IN MIND: Blogs are for communication!
  20. 20. + Finding Blogs  Technorati – Blog Search Engine  Zuula – Meta Blog Search Engine  LibWorm – Library Blog Search Engine  LisZen – Library Blog Search Engine  LISWiki – Listing of Library Blogs  ASK YOUR FRIENDS!!
  21. 21. + Wikis  Wiki is the Hawaiian word for “quick”  A Wiki is a web site that is editable by a group of people  Updatesto Wiki pages can be subscribed to via RSS  Wikiskeep a revision history
  22. 22. + Wiki Tools   Manyfree and   WikiOptions affordable tools to   pbWiki choose from   WetPaint   Wiki Matrix:   Wikispaces www.wikimatrix.org   MediaWiki   PhpWiki   Demo wiki software: opensourcecms.com   Twiki   Start with a freely hosted wiki package to learn the ropes
  23. 23. + Use a Wiki For…  Policies and Procedures  Documentation  Meeting Minutes/Notes  Conference Planning  KEEP IN MIND: Wikis are for collaboration!
  24. 24. + Widgets  Widgets are small applications you can insert into your website, wiki or blog  Example widgets:   Grazr– Add an RSS Feed Reader to your site   Google Calendar – Add your schedule to your site   AddThis – Widget to let visitors share your site   Widgetbox – Find widgets for your site
  25. 25. + Social Bookmarking  Social Bookmarking tools allow you to share your bookmarks with friends online  Storesyour bookmarks online so that they’re accessible from any computer  Allows for tagging of links  Provides RSS feeds to subscribe to updates
  26. 26. + Social Bookmarking Tools  del.icio.us – Share your bookmarks online  Digg – Rate bookmarks  StumbleUpon – Find new pages  CiteULike – Share your academic papers  Reddit – Rate bookmarks
  27. 27. + Professional & Social Networking   Professionaland Social Networking sites allow you to keep all of your contacts in one place and keep up with them   Professional Networking sites focus more on careers and professional contacts   LinkedIn   Social Networking sites focus on keeping up with friends and family   Facebook   MySpace
  28. 28. + Personal Libraries   Creates a space for anyone to catalog their collections   Books   LibraryThing   Movies   DVDSpot   Movie Collector Plus   Music   Discogs Project 365 #70 Uploaded to Flickr on March 11, 2008 by vanessagx
  29. 29. + Instant Messaging   Chat with your friends, colleagues and patrons as if they were on the phone   Allows for quick message sending online   Sign up for usernames from AIM, Yahoo! and Gtalk   Use chat aggregators to use all logins at once   Meebo – online chat interface   Trillian – Windows desktop chat client for AIM & Yahoo!   Pidgin/Adium – desktop chat client for Windows & Mac
  30. 30. + Photo Sharing   Thesetools allow you to share your photos online with friends and family   You can also remix your pictures into products like prints, calendars, business cards, etc.   Tools   Flickr   Picasa   Photobucket   Zooomr
  31. 31. + Self Publishing   SelfPublishing allows authors to reach the long tale using Web 2.0   The Long Tail is all about niche markets   Web 2.0 is all about services   Self Publishing tools allow anyone to publish professional looking books and sell them online   Tools:   Lulu   Blurb   TasteBook
  32. 32. + “We want to do new things with information” 2.0 Patrons Want: Uploaded to Flickr on September 12, 2007 by libraryman
  33. 33. + Web 2.0 in Your Library  Using Web 2.0 in your library means:  Letting go of a certain amount of control  Working with patrons (not just for them)  Taking time to learn new things  Taking time to teach new things  Putting a human face on the library
  34. 34. + Take Time to Play  There is nothing to fear!  Take 15 minutes each day to learn something new  You can always delete what you don’t like  Work in groups, make it fun  See Learning 2.0
  35. 35. + Learn More   Commoncraft – Video Explanations in Plain English   Library Success Wiki   What I Learned Today…   Library 2.0 Reading List   Web2.0 and Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software Part 1 & Part 2
  36. 36. + My 2.0:  Flickr  Facebook  del.icio.us Thank  Blogroll  LinkedIn  LibraryThing You  SlideShare  Yelp  YouTube  DVDSpot Nicole C. Engard Open Source Evangelist, LibLime nengard@gmail.com http://web2learning.net

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