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  • 1.
      • About Bookmarks
      • &
      • Global Collaboration
      • Michel Wesseling & Richard Lalleman
      • 16 October 2008
  • 2.  
  • 3.  
  • 4.  
  • 5.
    • Bookmarks
    • Favourites
    • Triggers
  • 6. Different occurrences
  • 7. Bookmarks
    • Personal use
    • Browser specific
    • Stored on your workstation
    • No search on keywords or tags
    • No sharing with others
  • 8. View This?
  • 9. Social Bookmarks
    • Personal choices and tags
    • 24 * 7 availability around the www
    • Searchable by keywords / tags
    • Shared with groups or completely public
    • Influences search engines ranking
  • 10. Delicious?
  • 11. Some aids
  • 12. Focuss.Info
    • Promote social bookmarking among workers and scholars in global development arena:
      • Publish articles
      • Organise local workshops
      • Present at relevant conferences
    • It is about People!
  • 13. So: who benefits?
  • 14. Search
    • Social bookmark sites disadvantage:
    • Search by tags only
    • Not in sites content
  • 15. Our own search engine?
    • Google like search capabilities
    • Own selection of e-resources
    • Harvest social bookmarks
    • Not limited to one social bookmark site!
  • 16. Our own search engine?
    • Built it our selves: too much work
    • Google introduces CSE
    • Fits our needs
    • No local development and maintenance
  • 17. Focuss.Info website
  • 18. www.eldis.org
  • 19. http://home.planet.nl/~rood0114/
  • 20. Focuss.Info
    • Make use of Google CSE technology
    • Harvest social bookmark sites of workers in the global development arena
    • Promote search engine / search box on websites
    • Integrate Focuss.Info in information literacy
  • 21. So: who benefits?
  • 22. Collaborate
    • People with same (professional) interests
    • Convince them of the importance of social bookmarking for themselves and their peers
    • Use and re-use existing knowledge
    • ~40.000 sites selected
  • 23. Collaborate
    • Librarians and information professionals
    • Faculty and students
    • Professionals in the field
    • Organisations
  • 24. Collaborate
    • Convince people
    • Learn how to work with the tools
    • Repeat
  • 25. People and Organisations
  • 26. Around the World
  • 27.  
  • 28. Less & Better? Posted by Jesse Alpert & Nissan Hajaj, Software Engineers, Web Search Infrastructure Team Google, on http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/07/we-knew-web-was-big.html
  • 29. Less & Better!
  • 30. So: who benefits?
  • 31. A Future?
    • Marketing is needed
    • Involve more people and organisations
    • Organise workshops and training
    • The business plan is available
    • The search for sponsors has begun!
  • 32. ► www.focuss.info ► [email_address] ► Further readings: Lalleman, R. and Wesseling, M. (2008) Knowledge sharing through collaboration in development studies: The Focuss.Info Initiative, Information Development , 24(2), pp. 151-155 Lalleman, R. and Wesseling, M. (2008) Community contributed content and global studies research, Global-e: A global studies journal , 2(1), available at: http://global- ejournal.org Matthews, P. and Wunder, A. (2007) Evaluation of Google Co-op and Social Bookmarking at the Overseas Development Institute, www.web2fordev.net/

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