Web 2.0: a brief introduction from a librarian\'s perspective

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  • Web 2.0: a brief introduction from a librarian\'s perspective

    1. 1. Web 2.0 A Brief Introduction from a Librarian’s Perspective
    2. 2. What We Will Be Covering <ul><li>What is Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds and Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Other Kinds of Web 2.0 </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Encourages input from the user </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative and Interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Driven by community needs </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of and reuse of applications in new and efficient ways </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting library customers where they already are </li></ul>
    4. 4. Old Web <ul><li>Passive </li></ul><ul><li>Static content </li></ul><ul><li>Top – down approach </li></ul>
    5. 5. New Web <ul><li>A site is published on the web, and readers modify it. </li></ul><ul><li>Active. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Challenges <ul><li>Evaluation of what you are reading (Information Literacy) </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul>
    7. 7. RSS <ul><li>R eally S imple S yndication (RSS 2.0) </li></ul><ul><li>RDF Site Summary (RSS 1.0 and RSS 0.90) </li></ul><ul><li>Rich Site Summary (RSS 0.91). </li></ul>
    8. 8. Blogs http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,,sid9_gci1189222,00.html?offer=web2.0iq <ul><li>“ a personal online journal that is frequently updated and intended for general public consumption. . . a series of entries posted to a single page in reverse-chronological order. Blogs generally represent the personality of the author or reflect the purpose of the Web site that hosts the blog.” </li></ul>
    9. 9. Blogs <ul><li>Reading blogs </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.Bloglines.com </li></ul>
    10. 11. Blogs <ul><li>Creating blogs </li></ul><ul><li>https://www.blogger.com/start </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress-free </li></ul>
    11. 13. Microblogging http://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid40_gci1265620,00.html?offer=web2.0iq <ul><li>Immediacy </li></ul><ul><li>Portability </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: &quot;A global community of friends and strangers answering one simple question: What are you doing?&quot; </li></ul>
    12. 15. Other Examples of Web 2.0 <ul><li>Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Mashups </li></ul><ul><li>Online Office Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>PodCasts </li></ul><ul><li>Social Streaming Video </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul>
    13. 16. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Maintain your bookmarks on the web instead of an individual computer </li></ul><ul><li>Share those bookmarks with others </li></ul><ul><li>Give those bookmarks “tags” that enable others to find them </li></ul>
    14. 17. Social Bookmarking Nhttp://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,,sid9_gci1268406,00.html#introetworking <ul><li>Popular versions include del.icio.us , Furl and StumbleUpon . </li></ul>
    15. 19. Mashups <ul><li>Avian flu mashup: interactive map tracing the spread of Avian Flu in birds and humans from September 2003 - April 2006. </li></ul>http://graphicfacilitation.blogs.com/pages/2006/05/avian_flu_mashu.html
    16. 21. Online Office Tools <ul><li>ZOHO </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office </li></ul>
    17. 22. Photo Sharing <ul><li>flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Dotphoto.com </li></ul>
    18. 23. PodCasts http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,,sid9_gci1189222,00.html?offer=web2.0iq <ul><li>“ A podcast is an audio file published on the Internet with an RSS feed, allowing users to subscribe to automatic downloads of a series of such programs.” </li></ul>
    19. 24. Social Networking <ul><li>The practice of expanding the number of one's business and/or social contacts by making connections through individuals. </li></ul>
    20. 25. Streaming Video http://searchunifiedcommunications.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid186_gci213055,00.html <ul><li>Sequence of &quot;moving images&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Sent in compressed form over the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Displayed by the viewer as they arrive. </li></ul>
    21. 26. Virtual Reference
    22. 27. Wikis http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/Wiki.html <ul><li>A collaborative Web site comprises the perpetual collective work of many authors. Similar to a blog in structure and logic, a wiki allows anyone to edit, delete or modify content that has been placed on the Web site using a browser interface , including the work of previous authors. </li></ul>
    23. 29. How Do I Keep All of this Straight? <ul><li>Social Aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>Flock </li></ul><ul><li>Friendfeed </li></ul>
    24. 30. Examples, Discussion and Questions ???? Cleo Pappas MLIS, AHIP [email_address] Rebecca Raszewski, MS [email_address]

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