Slideshow available at:  http://robinfay.net/web2.0/web2.0_blogging.pps All links available at:  http://del.icio.us/ webte...
<ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions / Brief intro to Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging: Brief overview of wh...
Click the next button to skip the movie.
<ul><li>A little more about Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0  technologies provide an easy way to  store ,  describe ,  s...
Lip-smacking Good:   … and one more graph before we jump into blogging.
Web 1.0  4.0 Up next : blogging!
<ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>One of the easiest way to tap into Web 2.0 technologies is through the use of blogging....
<ul><li>A little about Wordpress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advantages/Disadvantages <...
<ul><li>Free choices hosted elsewhere: </li></ul><ul><li>  Blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>T...
<ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons to Blog/social network: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PR/Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines  & writing style sheets. Appropriateness of ...
<ul><li>The Fun Stuff   </li></ul><ul><li>Image hosting (free) – Flickr overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and easy to us...
<ul><li>Image hosting - Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fun stuff to do in your blog or website with flickr </li></ul></ul><u...
<ul><li>Libraries/librarians doing neat things with flickr  </li></ul><ul><li>LibraryMan (Michael Porter)  http:// www.fli...
<ul><li>Social bookmarking – del.icio.us overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and easy to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Us...
<ul><li>Social bookmarking – del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses for websites and blogging  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Social bookmarking - del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nashville Public Library – TeenWeb  http:// www.library.nas...
<ul><li>Video hosting (free) – YouTube overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and easy to use; accepts most formats; no need ...
<ul><li>Uses   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed videos in blogs, presentations, websites, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storag...
<ul><li>Day in the life of the Library - St. Joseph County Public Library http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v = vrtYdFV_Eak </...
<ul><li>Wonderful world of widgets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is a  widget? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgets are just li...
<ul><li>Wonderful world of widgets </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets make it easy to embed third party content  (flickr, youtube, ...
<ul><li>Meebo provides a single interface to AIM, Yahoo, MSN Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo widgets are embeddable </li></ul...
Let’s look at Meebo. <ul><li>This is the widget code for UGA’s meebo account. Notice the embed code. This is all copy + pa...
<ul><li>Snapshots provide a popup preview of links.  </li></ul>Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
Copy and paste code provided by snapshots. You’ll need to sign up for a free account in order to create your code. RSS Fee...
<ul><li>A little about RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are RSS feeds? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS stands for Reall...
YOU GET A MASH UP! <ul><li>In web terms, a mashup takes content or data from different sources or services to create a new...
<ul><li>This presentation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All links + extras! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/web...
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Brief introduction to Web2.0, mashups, RSS, youtube, flickr del.icio.us, and how those tools can be incorporated into a library's website or blog. Also includes brief overview of mashups, widgets, and RSS feeds by robin fay, georgiawebgurl@gmail.com.

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    1. 2. Slideshow available at: http://robinfay.net/web2.0/web2.0_blogging.pps All links available at: http://del.icio.us/ webtechnologiespresentation Lip-smacking Good
    2. 3. <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions / Brief intro to Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging: Brief overview of what we are doing and blog/social networking choices </li></ul><ul><li>Fun stuff: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>flickr (image hosting) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>del.icio.us (bookmarking + tagging) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube (video hosting) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Widgets (snapshots, meebo, twitter, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RSS feeds (technorati, pageflakes, etc.) +Mashups </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>This little movie gives a good overview of Web 2.0. Let’s take a look. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    3. 4. Click the next button to skip the movie.
    4. 5. <ul><li>A little more about Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 technologies provide an easy way to store , describe , share , discover, organize and create information in a way that makes sense to user </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 is collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>·Web 2.0 technologies provide an ease of use (little or no coding experience needed) </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 facilitate discovery (e.g., the ability to share, recommend, or discover resources from other users) </li></ul><ul><li>Power to the people! </li></ul>Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog So, how can libraries tap into this? Lip-smacking Good
    5. 6. Lip-smacking Good: … and one more graph before we jump into blogging.
    6. 7. Web 1.0 4.0 Up next : blogging!
    7. 8. <ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>One of the easiest way to tap into Web 2.0 technologies is through the use of blogging. We have been blogging since January 2005 at http://www.libs.uga.edu/blog/ </li></ul><ul><li>We use Wordpress (open source software) hosted on the libraries server </li></ul><ul><li>We’ll briefly look at a couple of options, but if you you’re not blogging yet, also check out our Getting started with web 2.0 presentation for more info and a comparison of the blog tools. </li></ul>UGA uses Wordpress. Wordpress also offers some options these days. Let’s take a quick look! Remember all links are also located on the del.icio.us page! Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    8. 9. <ul><li>A little about Wordpress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advantages/Disadvantages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complete control + </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keep up with upgrades – </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Server stuff = </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customizing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress MU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How it differs from regular Wordpress </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advantages/Disadvantages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New; not as many plugins YET </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spam filter – Yes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiuser/multiauthor blogs </li></ul></ul></ul>What if you can’t host a blog? Let’s look at some options. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    9. 10. <ul><li>Free choices hosted elsewhere: </li></ul><ul><li> Blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>TypePad.com </li></ul>Why would you want to blog? Remember all links are also located on the del.icio.us page! Blogging Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    10. 11. <ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons to Blog/social network: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PR/Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscription via RSS feeds; also ability to embed content into other websites (pageflakes etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ease of updating website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant updating/editing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a more informal “face” to the library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Push out content to users, i.e. be in their space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depending on software, can set up publication of announcements & posts </li></ul></ul>Sounds great! Ready to start? Consider… Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    11. 12. <ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines & writing style sheets. Appropriateness of content? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.libs.uga.edu/blogetc/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding contributors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping the blog active and maintained </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To comment or not to comment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advantages of immediate content and high ranking pages in google </li></ul></ul>Okay, now let’s look at the fun stuff! Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    12. 13. <ul><li>The Fun Stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Image hosting (free) – Flickr overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and easy to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid accounts are offered and have more privileges, but free accounts can get the job done </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add descriptions, tags, and more to images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add creative common licensing/copyright info </li></ul></ul>How can flickr be used in a blog? Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    13. 14. <ul><li>Image hosting - Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fun stuff to do in your blog or website with flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshows </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr badges </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creative commons/licensing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find graphics and images for use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discover new resources! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Share your images with the world! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More! </li></ul></ul></ul>A few examples of libraries using flickr…. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    14. 15. <ul><li>Libraries/librarians doing neat things with flickr </li></ul><ul><li>LibraryMan (Michael Porter) http:// www.flickr.com/photos/libraryman </li></ul><ul><li>Dewey Graduate Library - University at Albany http:// www.flickr.com/photos/ualibraries </li></ul><ul><li>NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center http:// www.flickr.com/photos/ncsu_scrc / </li></ul>Remember all links are also located on the del.icio.us page! What about links management? Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    15. 16. <ul><li>Social bookmarking – del.icio.us overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and easy to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses for you or your library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Centralized storage of resources/links lists in del.icio.us </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to update – no coding necessary </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bookmarks travel with you – never lose them! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resource sharing and Discovery (recommend links, find popular links by tag, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Private or shared </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pathfinders/guides for individual classes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bibliographies </li></ul></ul></ul>..and you can even embed your del.icio.us links into a standard website! Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    16. 17. <ul><li>Social bookmarking – del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses for websites and blogging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us toys (links list, tag clouds, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resource sharing and discovery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easy maintenance of links lists </li></ul></ul></ul>Let’s take a look at some libraries using del.cio.us. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    17. 18. <ul><li>Social bookmarking - del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nashville Public Library – TeenWeb http:// www.library.nashville.org/teens/teenweb.asp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College of New Jersey – Italian Studies Pathfinder http:// www.tcnj.edu/~library/moulaison/ItalianStudies.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UGA Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cataloging Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.libs.uga.edu/catalog/ links.html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Weird & Wacky Web Watching </li></ul></ul></ul>Remember all links are also located on the del.icio.us page! So, how about video? Let’s take a look at YouTube. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    18. 19. <ul><li>Video hosting (free) – YouTube overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and easy to use; accepts most formats; no need to convert! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videocasting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides easy way to get videos on the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed into blog posts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is now owned by Google </li></ul></ul>How can you use YouTube in blogging? Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    19. 20. <ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed videos in blogs, presentations, websites, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage space (no need to store large size videos on server) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource sharing and Discovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videocasting </li></ul></ul>Video hosting – YouTube Let’s look at some libraries using YouTube. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    20. 21. <ul><li>Day in the life of the Library - St. Joseph County Public Library http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v = vrtYdFV_Eak </li></ul><ul><li>Installing a new OS on library computers http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =nWIrxuF5NSo </li></ul><ul><li>Why do NJ patrons love their libraries? http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =ZeQI25n8qPQ </li></ul><ul><li>Guide to the library – from Williams College http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =i-t0LHnw-fc </li></ul>Remember all links are also located on the del.icio.us page! Widgets?!? Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    21. 22. <ul><li>Wonderful world of widgets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is a widget? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgets are just little tools which are generally easy to install in a user interface . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgets can be embedded in blogs and websites (snapshots, flickr toys, etc.), downloaded for use on the desktop or on a mobile device. Blogger and wordpress are both utilizing widgets more. Pageflakes , a free web based service, uses widgets to put the page together. Pageflakes widgets include RSS feeds, flickr, and even static webpages. </li></ul></ul>How can we use widgets? Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    22. 23. <ul><li>Wonderful world of widgets </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets make it easy to embed third party content (flickr, youtube, etc.) or even code into websites with little or no coding experience. Widgetbox.com is an excellent resource! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgets are frequently drop n drag or copy and paste. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples of widgets to embed in websites: flickr slideshows, youtube movies, snapshots, links lists, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pageflakes and netvibes are two widget based services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meebo offers an IM widget. </li></ul></ul>Remember all links are also located on the del.icio.us page! Let’s look at Meebo. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    23. 24. <ul><li>Meebo provides a single interface to AIM, Yahoo, MSN Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo widgets are embeddable </li></ul><ul><li>> Meebo in action </li></ul>So, how does that work? Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    24. 25. Let’s look at Meebo. <ul><li>This is the widget code for UGA’s meebo account. Notice the embed code. This is all copy + paste provided by meebo. </li></ul>Let’s look at another widget product called snapshots. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    25. 26. <ul><li>Snapshots provide a popup preview of links. </li></ul>Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    26. 27. Copy and paste code provided by snapshots. You’ll need to sign up for a free account in order to create your code. RSS Feeds are also used in some widgets. Let’s touch briefly on feeds. Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    27. 28. <ul><li>A little about RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are RSS feeds? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS provides an easy way for users to find and subscribe to information. Makes content portable to other web pages including blogs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedburner.com </li></ul></ul>What happens when you put 2 or more of these kinds of technologies together? Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    28. 29. YOU GET A MASH UP! <ul><li>In web terms, a mashup takes content or data from different sources or services to create a new thing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An example of a mashup is Flickr Maps which uses both images from Flickr and Google Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mathowie/8496262/ </li></ul></ul>Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog
    29. 30. <ul><li>This presentation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All links + extras! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/webtechnologiespresentation/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>More resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intro to Web 2.0 Minipresentation: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>http:// docs.google.com/View?docid =dkcxvp2_7d7ms9d </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blog Comparison/Getting started with blogging </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> http://www.robinfay.net/web2.0/getting_started/ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>About/Contact: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amy: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amy is a Reference & Instructor Librarian, the Assistant Web Editor for the Libraries, and Instruction Coordinator for the Main Library , to a name a few of the hats that she wears. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.libs.uga.edu/ staffpages/watts.html </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robin is a Database Librarian, member of the Libraries’ Web Advisory Group, freelance webdesigner & metadata consultant, to a name a few of the hats that she wears. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.robinfay.net </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Lip-smacking Good Web 2.0 Technologies + Your blog

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