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  • Computers In Libraries 2007

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

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