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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