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Libraries Interact : community and collaboration in the Australian Library blogosphere. Presentation given at VALA conference 6 February 2008. Paper available here: …

Libraries Interact : community and collaboration in the Australian Library blogosphere. Presentation given at VALA conference 6 February 2008. Paper available here: http://www.valaconf.org.au/vala2008/papers2008/106_Bradley_Final.pdf

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  • 1. Libraries Interact: collaboration and community in the Australian Library blogosphere http://librariesinteract.info
  • 2. Fiona Bradley Kathryn Greenhill Constance Wiebrands http://librariesinteract.info
  • 3. http://librariesinteract.info
  • 4. Outline
    • What ?
    • Who?
    • Content
    • Tools
    • How?
    • Community of practice
    • Other group blogs
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 5. What http://librariesinteract.info
  • 6. What ?
    • LINT
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 7. What ?
    • Tagline:
    • Blog central for Australian Libraries
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 8. What ?
    • Australian
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 9. What ?
    • Welcomes on-topic contributions from anyone
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 10. What ?
    • Not aligned with any formal body
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 11. What ?
    • Not aligned with any formal body
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 12. Content http://librariesinteract.info
  • 13. http://librariesinteract.info
  • 14. http://librariesinteract.info
  • 15. Content
    • 200 hits per day
    • >550 subscribers
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 16. Content
    • Dec 2007
    • 22680 hits
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 17. Content
    • One sixth from Australia
      • Large amount US Canada
      • Egypt China
      • Netherlands Great Britain
      • Brazil
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 18. The Thali http://librariesinteract.info http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTagmYmV0ss (original had embedded animation showing workplace of each Thali member )
  • 19. http://librariesinteract.info
  • 20. Tools http://librariesinteract.info
  • 21. Tools Blog http://librariesinteract.info
  • 22. Tools – blog
    • Wordpress
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  • 23. Tools – blog
    • Wordpress plugins
    • SPAM
    • Bad behavior
    • Bad behavior log Reader
    • Spam Karma 2
    • Editing
    • Cforms II
    • Stats
    • Ultimate Google Analytics
    • Useless Stats
    • Metadata
    • unAPI Server – machine readable metadata records for posts and pages
    • Backup
    • Wordpress Database Backup
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  • 24. Tools – blog
    • Feedburner
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 25. Tools – blog
    • Technorati
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 26. Tools Collaboration http://librariesinteract.info
  • 27. Tools – collaboration
    • GMail
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 28. Tools – collaboration
    • Google groups
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 29. Tools – collaboration
    • PBwiki
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  • 30. Tools – collaboration
    • Social Bookmarking
    • Connotea
    • CiteULike
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  • 31. Tools For Australian libraries http://librariesinteract.info
  • 32. Tools – Australian library
    • Australian Library blogs list
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 33. Tools – Australian library
    • Australian Library blogs search
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 34. Tools – Australian library
    • Lint survey
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 35. Tools – Australian library
    • VLINT
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 36. Tools – Australian library
    • Frappr map
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 37. Tools – Australian library
    • Thali tags
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  • 38. Tools – Australian library
    • Professional reading room
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 39. Tools – Australian library
    • Facebook
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 40. How ? http://librariesinteract.info
  • 41. How ?
    • 8 July 2006
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  • 42. How ?
    • 26 Jan 2008
    • 313 posts
    • Comments
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  • 43. How ?
    • Philosophy
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  • 44. How ?
    • Very informal.
    • Not written down until this paper.
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 45. How ?
    • LINT is a growing, evolving project.
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 46. How ?
    • LINT is a growing, evolving project.
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 47. How ?
    • An idea will only work if someone has time to do it.
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  • 48. How ?
    • Everyone available to bounce around ideas.
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  • 49. How ?
    • No single person is in charge.
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  • 50. How ?
    • No formal decision making.
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  • 51. How ?
    • Informal negotiation and discussion.
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  • 52. How ?
    • Assess and deal with situations as they arise.
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  • 53. How ?
    • Don’t create pre-emptive rules.
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  • 54. How ?
    • Highest return for lowest effort.
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  • 55. Community of practice http://librariesinteract.info
  • 56. Community of practice
    • About
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  • 57. Community of practice
    • Function
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  • 58. Community of practice
    • Capability
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  • 59. Collaborative library bloggers survey http://librariesinteract.info
  • 60. The survey
      • September 2007
      • Surveymonkey
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  • 61. What they get out of it
      • Professional
      • - Job
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  • 62. What they get out of it
      • Professional
      • - Skills
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 63. What they get out of it
      • Professional
      • - Community
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 64. What they get out of it
      • Personal
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 65. How you can be involved
      • Read
      • Subscribe
      • Comment
      • Write
    http://librariesinteract.info
  • 66. Future
      • New Look
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  • 67. http://librariesinteract.info
  • 68. Questions ? http://librariesinteract.info