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Five tips for implementing social software in your library

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  • 1. Five tips to stop thinking and to start doing
  • 2. Rob Coers
    • Internet trainer and consultant
    • The Netherlands
    • Worked in the (public) library sector
    • Working for the (public) library sector
    • www.robcoers.nl
    Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 3. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 4. What is this about?
    • Why social software in your library?
    • Commonly heard no’s and but’s
    • 5 tips on how to address them
    Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 5. Why social software in your library?
    • It doesn’t matter in what type of library you work
      • Public library
      • Academic library
      • School library
      • Corporate library
      • Special library (art, music, medical…)
    Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 6. Why social software in your library?
    • It’s free
    • It’s easy
    • It’s practical
    • It’s about people
    • It’s about interaction!
    Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 7. Which software?
    • Weblogs
    Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 8. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 9. Which software?
    • Weblogs
    • RSS
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  • 10. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 11. Which software?
    • Weblogs
    • RSS
    • Photo sharing
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  • 12. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 13. Which software?
    • Weblogs
    • RSS
    • Photo sharing
    • Video sharing
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  • 14. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 15. Which software?
    • Weblogs
    • RSS
    • Photo sharing
    • Video sharing
    • Social bookmarking
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  • 16. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 17. Which software?
    • Weblogs
    • RSS
    • Photo sharing
    • Video sharing
    • Social bookmarking
    • Wikis
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  • 19. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 20. Which software?
    • Weblogs
    • RSS
    • Photo sharing
    • Video sharing
    • Social bookmarking
    • Wikis
    • Enriched library catalogs
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  • 21. Internet Librarian International 2007
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  • 23. Benefits of social software for you and your users
    • Vital, targeted information on their desktop (if they want*) as news happens Of course they want!
    • Saves time for your busy client / patron / user
    • Get in contact with people who share interests, both intern and extern
    • Supports learning and networking in any organization
    Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 24. Benefits of social software for you and your users
    • Get solutions, answers to your “problems” in a fast and innovative way
    • A great chance to get rid of the zero-mistake-culture in organizations : encourages people to speak out
    • Syndicate your content for promotion
    • Get in-the-picture in your community
    Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 25. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 26. &quot;Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world's heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith&quot;. Edwin Hubbell, American clergyman 1814-1880 &quot;If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank”. Woody Allen
  • 27. . . . And of all kind
    • Climate change
    • Medics
    • Computers
    • Web 1.0
    • Science
    • Instant messaging
    • Aromatherapy
    • iPods
    • Friday the 13th
    • UFO’s
    • Evolutional theory
    • Tagging
    • Web 2.0
    • Reincarnation
    • North Korea
    • Second Life
    • Loch Ness Monster
    • Web 8.0
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  • 28. Based on fear and ignorance Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 29. Commonly heard no’s and but’s
    • “ but we don’t have the tech know how”
    • “ We don’t have the time to do it”
    • “ We don’t have the money to buy it”
    • “ Web 2.0 is a hype that will pass”
    • “ But our users are not 2.0-ish”
    • “ What if ‘they’ start to comment on us?”
    • “ What if they take control of things?”
    • “ I am afraid to expose myself”
    • “ It’s threatening our IT security!”
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  • 30. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 31. 1. Training and teaching
    • Conduct short introductions for staff
    • 23 Things (in English, Danish, German, Dutch, …)
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  • 33. 2. Focus on the positive people
    • 10 % trendsetters, early adaptors, leaders, US
    • 70% followers, want to be guided and open to hear your story
    • 20% oppose to everything what is new
  • 34. 2. Focus on the positive people Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 35. 3. Speak of ROP instead of ROI
    • You can’t easily translate success into money
    • Return On Investment
      • Investment = minimal
      • Result = maximal
    • Return On Participation : measure conversations with tools like Feedburner and Technorati
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  • 38. 4. Make friends with IT
    • Often they don’t have a clue about social software
    • You don’t have to install software on the network
    • Social software is so easy to use
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  • 39. 5. Just do it
    • Build prototypes and prove users the benefit of it*
    • It’s sometimes better to ask for forgiveness than for permission
    • Brian Matthews, 2007
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  • 40. Internet Librarian International 2007
  • 41. What are YOUR tips?
    • Share them at the Library Success Wiki
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