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    • 1. Computers in Libraries 2007 Information Today Arlington, Virginia April 2007 Sara Davis Riverton Branch Library
    • 2. Web 2.0 The second generation of web-based communities
      • 70% of adults use internet with there computer
      • 96% of teenagers use internet with there computer
      RSS Blogs Podcast Wikis Youtube Flickr Tags Myspace/Facebook
    • 3. Web 2.0
      • RSS - is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated content such as blog entries, news headlines or podcasts
      • Wiki – is a medium which can be editied by anyone with access to it
      • Tagging – can be assigned to a piece of information by its creator or by the viewers.
    • 4. Great New Technologies
    • 5. Chocolate Gadgets!
      • Need I say more!!!
      • Price: Box of 100 range from $3 to $12/each
      http://www.corporategiftshowcase.com/CIchocolatetechnology.asp
    • 6. Blogging
      • Blogging is a web log where entries are written in chronological order.
      • A blog is created every half a second
      • http://www.rivtlibrary.blogspot.com/
    • 7. Myspace/Facebook
      • Are popular social networking websites offering interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music and video.
      • http://www.myspace.com/rivlibteenscene
    • 8. Retro Phone Handset
      • Can you hear me now? Bet you can!
      • No batteries required
      • Includes a button for answer and end call
      • Works with most cell phones (including BlackBerry – can you imagine), and adapters available for others
      • Price: $4.99-$29.99
      http://www.thinkgeek.com
    • 9. Youtube
      • Youtube is a video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips
      • Infotube Awards
      • 85% of all users have watched online videos
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwihz7iZlx0&mode=related&search =
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxyQs2tPYdQ&mode=related&search =
      • http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =WxfIDpset2I
    • 10. Podcast and Flickr
      • Podcast is a digital media file that is distributed over the internet, portable media players, and personal computers
      • Flickr is a photo sharing website where users can upload, view and share photos
      • 37% of all users upload photos
      • http:// www.flickr.com/photos/rivtlibrary /
    • 11. Clocky the Alarm Clock
      • Alarm clock that runs away and hides when you don't wake up!
      • Clocky gives you one chance to get up
      • If you snooze, Clocky will jump off of your nightstand and wheel around your room looking for a place to hide
      • Alarm in random beeps
      • Jumps up to 3 feet
      • Price: $49.99
      http://www.nandahome.com/products.clocky.html
    • 12. Interactive Card Catalog
    • 13. Interactive Card Catalog
      • Patron comments
      • Patrons can add a comment to any item in the catalog
    • 14.  
    • 15. Interactive Card Catalog
      • Patron comments
      • Audio reviews (podcast)
      • Library staff and patrons can add an audio review other then text
    • 16.  
    • 17. Interactive Card Catalog
      • Patron comments
      • Audio reviews (podcast)
      • Amazon Reviews
      • Patron can see what Amazon’s reviews and ratings are
    • 18.  
    • 19. Interactive Card Catalog
      • Patron comments
      • Audio reviews (podcast)
      • Amazon Reviews
      • Ratings
      • Avatars
      • User profiles
    • 20. USB Toaster
      • No time for breakfast?
      • Need a boost in the morning?
      • Just add bread, butter and jam
      • Works on your computer’s USB port
      • Price: $7.50
      http://store.theonion.com/product_info.php?products_id=219
    • 21. Maintenance
      • Pre-screened for language
      • Batched every 4 hours and sent as an email message
      • Reviewed by Web Services staff on rotating basis
      • Click a link to hide a comment
      • “ Problem” comments edited
    • 22. Maintenance
      • Pre-screened for language
      Title
    • 23. Maintenance
      • Pre-screened for language
      Tit le
    • 24. USB Missile Launcher
      • Need to let out some frustrations?
      • Annoyed at people?
      • Holds three foam missiles
      • Missile Command is on desktop
      • Use mouse to control the launcher
      • Rotates, tilts and fires
      • USB activated with software: Windows 2000 & XP
      • Simulates a radar tracking screen
      • Requires 3 AA Batteries
      • Price: $39.95
      http://www.gadgets.co.uk/item/USBMISSILE/USB-Missile-Rocket-Launcher.html
    • 25. Related developments
      • WPopac (Plymouth State U.)
      • SOPAC (Ann Arbor District Library)
      • Millennium (Innovative)
      • LibraryThing for Libraries
    • 26. Web Sites
      • Wikipedia
      • http://wikipedia.org/
      • Myspace
      • http://www.myspace.com/
      • Facebook
      • http://www.facebook.com/
      • Youtube
      • http:// www.youtube.com /
      • Blogger
      • https://www.blogger.com/start
      • Flickr
      • http://www.flickr.com/
    • 27.
      • Hennepin County Library
      • http://catalog.hclib.org
      • LibraryThing
      • http://www.librarything.com/
      • SOPAC (Ann Arbor District Library)
      • http://www.aadl.org/catalog
      • WPopac (Plymoth State University)
      • http://www.plymouth.edu/library/read/223702
    • 28.
      • Chocolate gadgets
      • http://www.corporategiftshowcase.com/CIchocolatetechnology.asp
      • Retro Phone Handset
      • http://www.thinkgeek.com
      • Clocky the Alarm Clock
      • http://www.nandahome.com/products.clocky.html
      • USB Toaster
      • http://store.theonion.com/product_info.php?products_id=219
      • USB Missile Launcher
      • http://www.gadgets.co.uk/item/USBMISSILE/USB-Missile-Rocket-Launcher.html
    • 29. TRIVIA!!
    • 30. What item is the Gag?
    • 31. USB Toaster
      • No time for breakfast?
      • Need a boost in the morning?
      • Just add bread, butter and jam
      • Works on your computer’s USB port
      • Price: $7.50
      http://store.theonion.com/product_info.php?products_id=219