Hi, my name is Stephen Francoeur. I’m an information services librarian at Baruch College and would like to speak to you about some easy ways that your companies can begin offering searchers ways to discover and share authoritative content in a social context. I’m going to be talking about ways that searchers find and access things via social networks.
Social Discovery, Social Access
Social Discovery, Social Access Stephen Francoeur Baruch College (New York, NY) NFAIS Humanities Roundtable New York, NY 20 October 2008
“ The growing use of Web 2.0 and social networking—combined with collective intelligence and mass amateurization—is gradually but inexorably changing the practice of scholarship.” 2008 Horizon Report
The URL is the coin of the realm. Image: seychelles88
What Users Do with URLs <ul><li>Bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Cite </li></ul><ul><li>Save </li></ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul>
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost) http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33662654&site=ehost-live ABI/Inform Global (ProQuest) http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1341182471&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=8851&RQT=309&VName=PQD
Library Literature (Wilson) http://vnweb.hwwilsonweb.com/hww/jumpstart.jhtml?recid=0bc05f7a67b1790e053375cd87049c520439b56e070d4b24c6d890d7046ab8b7952ac6d75f93dfd1&fmt=H Naylor, S., et. al., Why Isn't Our Chat Reference Used More? Finding of Focus Group Discussions with Undergraduate Students. Reference & User Services Quarterly v. 47 no. 4 (Summer 2008) p. 342-54 http://www.jstor.org/stable/2649282 JSTOR
Sources <ul><li>Johnson, Laurence F., Levine, Alan, and Smith, Rachel S. 2008 Horizon Report. Austin, TX: The New Media Consortium, 2008. 16 October 2008 <http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2008-Horizon-Report.pdf>. link </li></ul><ul><li>Schmidt, Aaron. “NFAIS: social database mockup.” Walking Paper. 1 March 2008. 16 October 2008. <http://www.walkingpaper.org/569>. link </li></ul><ul><li>Shirky, Clay. “It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure.” Web 2.0 Expo, New York, NY. 18 September 2008. 16 October 2008 <http://en.oreilly.com/webexny2008/public/schedule/detail/4817>. link </li></ul>
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