Collaboration 2.0


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PPT from presentation by Wendy Sellors at the James Region, VEMA conference and state VEMA conference in 2007.

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Collaboration 2.0

  1. 1. Collaboration 2.0 VEMA Conference October 2007 Wendy Sellors, MLWGS
  2. 2. Photo by kozyndan (Flickr)
  3. 3. Session Outline <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bookmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Sites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Review </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>Photo by kozyndan (Flickr)
  4. 4. What’s with the 2.0? <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User-centered (vs. creator-centered) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based software (vs. computer-based software) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More than new technologies – a change in attitude – more open, trusting, interactive, engaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From “go get it” to “bring it to me” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Was there a Web 1.0? Librivox Project Gutenberg Feed readers News web sites RSS feeds (syndication) Static content Picasa Web, Flickr Picasa, Ofoto My Bookmarks, PortaPortal Google Docs/Zoho Writer Email attachments Wikipedia World Book Online Google/Yahoo! Calendars Outlook Blogs Personal web sites Web 2.0 Web 1.0
  6. 7. Tagging Photo by Cambodia4Kids (Flickr)
  7. 8. Where will you find tags?
  8. 9. How do web sites use tags? From
  9. 10. Is like “My Bookmarks”? <ul><li>Web-based and free </li></ul><ul><li>Start by importing existing bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Special bookmark button integrated in browser </li></ul>Annotate Shared/private - folder Shared/private - bookmark My Bookmarks Check bookmarks manually Create networks Share Share & discover One folder Multiple tags
  10. 11. simple It’s deliciously simple!
  11. 12. Only required information - User name - Password Helpful to include email too
  12. 13. No need to start from scratch! Import existing bookmarks to start your account (default set to “ private ”)
  13. 14. PRIVATE view - 1526
  14. 15. PUBLIC view - 335
  15. 16. Share link to one or all tags
  16. 17. Discover sites by searching tags
  17. 18. Keep up with trusted colleagues
  18. 19. Tagging as you surf the ‘net Look for a button on blogs and web sites
  19. 20. Or click the TAG button in your Firefox or IE browser
  20. 21. Add notes and tags then click SAVE
  21. 22. Cool, but how can I use it? Photo by Questa Durron (Flickr)
  22. 23. @ your library <ul><li>Annotated project guides of online sources </li></ul><ul><li>Build lists of subject resources with teachers (decide on common tags first) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a network among librarians in your school district </li></ul><ul><li>Add a feed of recently tagged items to your library web site (may want to create a unique identity for your library) </li></ul>
  23. 24. Integrating on library web site
  24. 25. Sample project guide
  25. 26. Collaborative Documents <ul><li>“ Word” documents </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Slide shows </li></ul><ul><li>Calendars </li></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs, Spreadsheets, & Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho Writer, Zoho Sheet, Zoho Show </li></ul>
  26. 27. Like, the only required information is a valid email address and a password
  27. 28. Google Account <ul><li>Google Docs, Spreadsheets, & Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Google Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Google Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Picasa Web Albums </li></ul><ul><li>And more… </li></ul>
  28. 29. Your documents home page
  29. 30. Buttons similar to Word
  30. 31. One way to track comments
  31. 32. Add images, tables, links…
  32. 33. Invite others to work on it Add “viewers” too – people you’d like to see the work in progress, but not change it
  33. 34. Publish it
  34. 35. What about a backup copy? Save as Word, PDF, or more…
  35. 36. Revert to previous versions
  36. 37. Spreadsheets similar to Excel Notice the option to discuss (opens up a chat window) – not available in Docs
  37. 38. Google Presentation
  38. 39. In presentation mode
  39. 40. Zoho Writer
  40. 41. Zoho Sheet
  41. 42. Zoho Show
  42. 43. Zoho Show <ul><li>Create slide shows </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with others to make slide shows </li></ul><ul><li>Upload PPT, PPS, or Open Office </li></ul><ul><li>Share show and notes </li></ul><ul><li>Publish show </li></ul><ul><li>Embed show in a blog </li></ul>
  43. 44. SlideShare <ul><li>Upload PDF as well as PPT, PPS & Open Office </li></ul><ul><li>Allows sharing, but not a tool for creating shows </li></ul><ul><li>Uploaded shows are automatically public </li></ul>
  44. 45. Cool, but how can I use it? Photo by Questa Durron (Flickr)
  45. 46. Collaborative documents @ your library <ul><li>Committee members can work on documents together (removes Mac vs. PC obstacle) </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-face meetings reduced, and ones you have are more efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Group work for students or teachers – no more, “Sally has the file on her computer!” </li></ul><ul><li>Design lessons with teachers when common planning time is a challenge </li></ul>
  46. 47. Slideshare embedded in blog
  47. 48. Collaborative web sites <ul><li>a.k.a. Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>“ Wiki-wiki” is Hawaiian for rapidly (name for shuttle at Honolulu International Airport) </li></ul><ul><li>Can be web-based or server-based </li></ul><ul><li>Can be free or $$$ </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s focus: web-based and free </li></ul>Photo from Orcmid’s Lair
  48. 49. Graphic from
  49. 50. PB Wiki
  50. 51. Simple registration Educational wikis are ad-free
  51. 52. Friendly welcome video
  52. 53. Start creating! Group project template available Clear choices
  53. 54. Buttons similar to Word Text format buttons in visual editor Like to code? You can use the text (code) editor
  54. 55. Insert plug-ins Choices include Google calendar, a Gabbly chat window, and more…
  55. 56. Generate conversation The ability to add comments to pages is a feature of a wiki
  56. 57. Manage your wiki Many wikis offer options like uploading files, changing the look & feel, managing access, setting up notifications, tracking statistics, and more…
  57. 58. Wikispaces
  58. 59. Plus Plan free for K12 teachers $50/yr value – no ads, option of member-only access, custom themes
  59. 60. Welcome screen Menu of all your spaces in Wikispaces
  60. 61. Familiar, but fewer buttons Edit existing pages or add new ones Add comments
  61. 62. More Wikispaces options Tag pages Integrates CC licensing Like to code? You can use the text editor
  62. 63. Manage Wikispaces Upload files, track statistics, change look & feel, manage access, and more…
  63. 64. Examples of wikis @ libraries <ul><li>Library Success (a best practices wiki) </li></ul><ul><li>BizWiki (OhioU subject guide wiki) </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Wiki (U of Minnesota Libraries) </li></ul><ul><li>SLJ Summit (held fall 2006) </li></ul>
  64. 69. Cool, but how can I use it? Photo by Questa Durron (Flickr)
  65. 70. Wikis @ your library <ul><li>Transform your three-ring binder of helpful information into a wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Share best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures manual </li></ul><ul><li>What is ______ reading? (and discuss it!) </li></ul><ul><li>Conference planning </li></ul>
  66. 71. Photo by Brittney Bush (Flickr)
  67. 72. Play before you work… <ul><li>Four favorites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pandora </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo! Calendar (shareable and syncs with Outlook) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>March of the Librarians </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Machine is Us/ing Us </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medieval Help Desk </li></ul></ul></ul>Photo by konaboy (Flickr)
  68. 73. Tips <ul><li>Think ahead regarding your user name(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop personal standards for your tags </li></ul><ul><li>Read privacy policies before signing up </li></ul><ul><li>Join user forums </li></ul><ul><li>Take advantage of tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Carefully consider time vs. benefit </li></ul><ul><li>Try ONE web 2.0 tool in the next 24 hours </li></ul>
  69. 74. Collaboration 2.0 <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative documents </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative web sites </li></ul>
  70. 75. Photo by J.Star (Flickr)
  71. 76. What questions do you have?
  72. 77. Thank you!