Implementing Web 2.0 tools into health library practice and outreach   Social software in UBC Physio Outreach By Eugene Ba...
Goals of this session <ul><li>Introduce social software to health librarians </li></ul><ul><li>Provide  personal  experien...
Physio outreach project – whom do we serve? <ul><li>We serve 1,700 practicing physiotherapists in BC </li></ul><ul><li>The...
Social tools to be covered… <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting / Audiocasting </li></u...
What is blog? <ul><li>A frequent, chronological, and personalized publication of web content  </li></ul><ul><li>Pros of bl...
How we use a blog? <ul><li>UBC Physio Info-blog is the central communication tool for the physio outreach librarian ( http...
What is RSS? <ul><li>Pushed vs. pulled content from blogs and websites  </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of you going to check fo...
How we use RSS feeds? <ul><li>Physio Blog RSS feed  </li></ul><ul><li>Mix RSS from medical databases (PubMed and CINAHL) -...
How we use RSS feeds? Feed to JavaScript -   http://feed2js.org/
What is podcasting? <ul><li>Audio files, thrown on RSS feed  </li></ul><ul><li>Download themselves to the subscribers’ mac...
How we use podcasting? <ul><li>Record local rehabilitation sciences workshops and seminars [ http:// weblogs.elearning.ubc...
How we use podcasting?
What is Instant Messaging (IM)? <ul><li>A system which allows instant text communication between two or more people throug...
How we use IM: <ul><li>An IM gadget (MeeboMe) is installed on the blog  </li></ul><ul><li>Personalization with a photo  </...
What is wiki? <ul><li>An online resource which allows users to add and edit content collectively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wik...
How we use wiki? <ul><li>Create and share new health information for health librarians - UBC HealthLib-Wiki -  http://hlwi...
Questions? ** photo credit -  nikalway
Contact info <ul><li>Eugene Barsky, MLIS </li></ul><ul><li>Physiotherapy Outreach Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Irving K. Ba...
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  1. 1. Implementing Web 2.0 tools into health library practice and outreach Social software in UBC Physio Outreach By Eugene Barsky, Simon Neame, and Rebecca B. Tunnacliffe Presented at the CHLA Conference on May 31, 2007 [email_address] http://weblogs.elearning.ubc.ca/physio/
  2. 2. Goals of this session <ul><li>Introduce social software to health librarians </li></ul><ul><li>Provide personal experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Engage Canadian health librarians in dialogue and debate on utilizing social software in daily practice </li></ul>
  3. 3. Physio outreach project – whom do we serve? <ul><li>We serve 1,700 practicing physiotherapists in BC </li></ul><ul><li>The challenge is to serve diverse information needs of practicing health professionals: clinical and research </li></ul>
  4. 4. Social tools to be covered… <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting / Audiocasting </li></ul><ul><li>Instant messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>** For more social software in health libraries, see Guistini & Barsky CE class on social software (2007) >> http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is blog? <ul><li>A frequent, chronological, and personalized publication of web content </li></ul><ul><li>Pros of blogs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No need to know html coding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No need to find server space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow interactivity and sharing </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How we use a blog? <ul><li>UBC Physio Info-blog is the central communication tool for the physio outreach librarian ( http:// weblogs.elearning.ubc.ca/physio / ): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audiocasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New services and tools, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What is RSS? <ul><li>Pushed vs. pulled content from blogs and websites </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of you going to check for new info – the info comes to you </li></ul>
  8. 8. How we use RSS feeds? <ul><li>Physio Blog RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>Mix RSS from medical databases (PubMed and CINAHL) - http://www.feeddigest.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feed mixing for Health & Science info (CBC, BBC, NYT, IHT) </li></ul>
  9. 9. How we use RSS feeds? Feed to JavaScript - http://feed2js.org/
  10. 10. What is podcasting? <ul><li>Audio files, thrown on RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>Download themselves to the subscribers’ machines </li></ul><ul><li>Average size of recording into mp3 is 1MB for one minute </li></ul><ul><li>Because of the file sizes (50-60MB), we also use audiocasting – no automatic downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t need iPod </li></ul>
  11. 11. How we use podcasting? <ul><li>Record local rehabilitation sciences workshops and seminars [ http:// weblogs.elearning.ubc.ca/physio/podcasts /] </li></ul><ul><li>Support UBC Physio School systematic reviews course by recording students’ presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Store and preserve the content on UBC institutional repository [ https:// dspace.library.ubc.ca ] </li></ul><ul><li>We use Audacity - http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ – free open source software (can run from USB memory) </li></ul>
  12. 12. How we use podcasting?
  13. 13. What is Instant Messaging (IM)? <ul><li>A system which allows instant text communication between two or more people through a network </li></ul><ul><li>Very popular with NextGens </li></ul>
  14. 14. How we use IM: <ul><li>An IM gadget (MeeboMe) is installed on the blog </li></ul><ul><li>Personalization with a photo </li></ul><ul><li>Found to be pretty popular </li></ul><ul><li>Messages are private </li></ul>
  15. 15. What is wiki? <ul><li>An online resource which allows users to add and edit content collectively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicine - http://davidrothman.net/list-of-medical-wikis/ (by David Rothman) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. How we use wiki? <ul><li>Create and share new health information for health librarians - UBC HealthLib-Wiki - http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca </li></ul>
  17. 17. Questions? ** photo credit - nikalway
  18. 18. Contact info <ul><li>Eugene Barsky, MLIS </li></ul><ul><li>Physiotherapy Outreach Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Irving K. Barber Learning Centre </li></ul><ul><li>University of British Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: (604) 827-4088 </li></ul><ul><li>Fax: (604) 822-9122 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>MSN/Meebo: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: http://weblogs.elearning.ubc.ca/physio/ </li></ul><ul><li>Web: http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/ </li></ul>
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