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    • Web 2.0 Tools & Applications in LibrariesNicole C. Engard @nengardVice President of Education, ByWater SolutionsAuthor: The Accidental Systems Librarian 2d
    • Outline● Live demos/hands on with four Web 2.0 tools: ○ Delicious ○ Flickr ○ Wordpress ○ Zotero
    • DeliciousMe: http://delicious.com/nengard
    • Delicious www.delicious.com● Online bookmarking ○ Save all of your bookmarks in the cloud ○ Access them from any computer ○ Tag them for easy searching and recovery ○ Create stacks (like folders) to organize them● Link Sharing ○ Find your friends and create a network ○ Save links publicly and share them ○ RSS feeds for your links
    • Bookmarking● Sign up for free● Add a bookmarklet or plugin to your browser ○ Find a page you like and bookmark it● Import your local bookmarks or bookmarks from another service
    • Navigating● Click on tags to see all links● Search for tags, keywords & people● Browse stacks
    • Learn more● Social Bookmarking & Del.icio.us: A Personal and Professional Productivity Tool ○ http://slidesha.re/delciouslib● Delicious Help ○ http://delicious.com/help
    • FlickrMe: http://flickr.com/photos/nengard
    • Flickr www.flickr.com● Photo sharing ○ upload and share photos● Photo cataloging ○ add location metadata ○ add tags ○ add people● Camera Finder ○ built from metadata on images
    • PricingFree account Pro Accounts are $24.95/yr ● 300 MB monthly photo upload ● Unlimited photo uploads (20MB limit (15MB per photo) per photo) ● 2 video uploads each month (90 ● Unlimited video uploads (90 seconds max, 150MB per video) seconds max, 500MB per video) ● Photostream views limited to the ● The ability to show HD Video 200 most recent images ● Unlimited storage & bandwidth ● Post any of your photos in up to ● Archiving of high-res original 10 group pools images ● Only smaller (resized) images ● The ability to replace a photo accessible (though the originals ● Post any of your photos or are saved in case you upgrade videos in up to 60 group pools later) ● Ad-free browsing and sharing ● View count and referrer statistics
    • Signing Up● Sign up with your account from: ○ Facebook ○ Google ○ Yahoo!● Or create a Yahoo! account
    • Navigating● On the homepage you see options for: ○ Your Photostream ■ Your recent photos ○ Recent Photos ■ Photos from/of your friends ○ Your Groups ■ Photos added to your groups ○ Explore ■ Random interesting photos● Search box in the top right
    • Uploading ImagesImages can be uploaded with varioustools:● Flickr website (link on right of home)● Flickr Uploadr (download to desktop) ○ flickr.com/tools/uploadr/● Upload via email ○ flickr.com/account/uploadbyemail● MobileApps
    • Librarian Groups● 365 Days Library Project ○ flickr.com/groups/365libs/● Libraries & Librarians ○ flickr.com/groups/librariesandlibrarians/● ReadPosters ○ flickr.com/groups/readposters/● Search for more: ○ flickr.com/search/groups/
    • Ordering PrintsYou can order prints through Flickrpartners:● Snapfish (www.snapfish.com) ○ Can be done through Flickr itself● QOOP(www.qoop. com/direct_upload/directUpload.php)
    • Learn more● Flickr for Libraries: ○ www.slideshare.net/nengard/flickr- for-libaries● Flickr FAQ: ○ flickr.com/help/faq/● Flickr Forums: ○ flickr.com/help/forum/
    • WordpressMe: http://web2learning.net and many many many more!
    • Wordpress● Open Source Content Management System ○ wordpress.org● Freely hosted blog/website ○ wordpress.com● Not strictly Web 2.0 but provides many Web 2.0 tools for your website
    • Why Wordpress?● No programming knowledge necessary● Easy to navigate● Built in search engine● Thousands of plugins/extensions● Thousands of pre-made themes● Tons of online documentation & help● Lots of Web 2.0 integration!
    • Wordpress as a CMS● It’s for more than just blogging● Allows for multiple users/ permissions● No need for system admin - anyone can upgrade/edit files● Easy, Easy, Easy!
    • Wordpress for Libraries● WP4Lib (Community for Libraries using Wordpress) ○ http://wp4lib.bluwiki.com● Wordpress in Libraries ○ http://www.wpinlibraries.org
    • Wordpress PresentationsPeople to follow on SlideShare:● Stephanie Leary www.slideshare. net/stephanieleary● Syed Balkhi www.slideshare. net/wpbeginner● Andrea Rennick www.slideshare. net/AndreaRennick
    • Wordpress Books● Leary, Stephanie. Beginning WordPress 3. 1st ed. Apress, 2010.● Jones, Kyle, and Polly-Alida Farrington. Using WordPress as a library content management system. Vol. 47. Library Technology Reports 3. Chicago IL: ALA TechSource, 2011.● Hedengren,Thord Daniel. Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog. Wiley, 2010.● Tomasi, Chuck, and Kreg Steppe. Sams Teach Yourself WordPress 3 in 10 Minutes. 1st ed. Sams, 2010.● Beck, Jessica Neuman, and Matt Beck. 2009. WordPress:Visual QuickStart Guide. [S.l.]: Peachpit Press.
    • ZoteroMe: http://www.zotero.org/nengard
    • Zotero www.zotero.org● Collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources● Open Source online bibliography tool● Firefox plugin and Standalone edition● Share resources publicly or keep them private● Join and create groups for sharing
    • Signing Up● Sign up for free● Install the plugin or application● Find resources and save them!● Attach PDFs for storage (more storage costs $$)
    • Groups● Web 2.0 in Education: zotero. org/groups/web_2.0_in_education/items● Adventures in Library Instruction: zotero. org/groups/adventures_in_library_instruction/ite ms● Free/Libre and Open Source Software and Libraries Bibliography: zotero. org/groups/freelibre_and_open_source_softwar e_and_libraries_bibliography/items
    • Learn More● Puckett, Jason. Zotero : a Guide for Librarians, Researchers, and Educators. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2011.● Puckett, Jason. “Zotero Research Guide.” Library Research Guides at Georgia State University, n.d. http://research.library.gsu. edu/zotero.
    • Policies
    • Social Media Policies● Many libraries want to write up policies once they start using these tools - check out these links for more info: ○ www.web2learning.net/archives/1250 ○ www.web2learning.net/archives/2967 ○ www.schoollibraryjournal. com/article/CA6699104.html● Policy Generator: socialmedia.policytool.net
    • Thank You!Slides: web2learning.net > Publications &PresentationsNicole C. Engard @nengardnengard@gmail.com