Creating Dynamic Pathfinders:   Subject Guides of the Future          Tamara Murray, Westerville Public Library           ...
Traditional Pathfinders Are Static                    QuickTime™ an d a                       decompressor              ar...
What happens when…A book is weeded?A website goes belly up?A domain name changes?One resource = two topics?New conten...
Why Dynamic?You can search it.You can easily manage duplicate content.You can offer content in multiple formats.You ca...
Social Bookmarking
Social Bookmarking
Social Presentations
Social Presentations
Social Videos
Social Videos
Social Networking
Social Networking
Social Booklists (Next-Gen Catalogs)
Other Options    for Different Types of Content
Want to put it all together? books    websites      presentations         Videos            articles                and tips
Websites
Blogs
Wikis
Open Source Software
LibGuides
LibGuides & Books (RSS & Static) Example: http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/business
LibGuides & Websites (Delicious) Example: http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/smallbiz
LibGuides & Videos (YouTube)   http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/emergency
LibGuides & Events (Evanced)   http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/bookclubs
LibGuides   & Search Widgets (WorldCat)   http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/genealogy
LibGuides   & Presentations (Slideshare)     http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/literature
LibGuides & Articles (EBSCOhost) http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/endangeredspecies
Questions?                           Contact Me             tmurray@westervillelibrary.org                linkedin.com/in/...
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A presentation discussing the various tools and websites that librarians can use to create dynamic pathfinders or subject guides that are interactive, visually appealing and easy to update.

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Creating Dynamic Pathfinders: Subject Guides of the Future

  1. 1. Creating Dynamic Pathfinders: Subject Guides of the Future Tamara Murray, Westerville Public Library slideshare.net/westervillelibrarydelicious.com/westervillelibrary/DynamicPathfinders Last Updated: May 15, 2012
  2. 2. Traditional Pathfinders Are Static QuickTime™ an d a decompressor are need ed to see this p icture . QuickTime™ and a decompressor are need ed to see this picture.
  3. 3. What happens when…A book is weeded?A website goes belly up?A domain name changes?One resource = two topics?New content is added?Patrons want to share?
  4. 4. Why Dynamic?You can search it.You can easily manage duplicate content.You can offer content in multiple formats.You can interact with your audience.You can keep it current.
  5. 5. Social Bookmarking
  6. 6. Social Bookmarking
  7. 7. Social Presentations
  8. 8. Social Presentations
  9. 9. Social Videos
  10. 10. Social Videos
  11. 11. Social Networking
  12. 12. Social Networking
  13. 13. Social Booklists (Next-Gen Catalogs)
  14. 14. Other Options for Different Types of Content
  15. 15. Want to put it all together? books websites presentations Videos articles and tips
  16. 16. Websites
  17. 17. Blogs
  18. 18. Wikis
  19. 19. Open Source Software
  20. 20. LibGuides
  21. 21. LibGuides & Books (RSS & Static) Example: http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/business
  22. 22. LibGuides & Websites (Delicious) Example: http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/smallbiz
  23. 23. LibGuides & Videos (YouTube) http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/emergency
  24. 24. LibGuides & Events (Evanced) http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/bookclubs
  25. 25. LibGuides & Search Widgets (WorldCat) http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/genealogy
  26. 26. LibGuides & Presentations (Slideshare) http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/literature
  27. 27. LibGuides & Articles (EBSCOhost) http://explore.westervillelibrary.org/endangeredspecies
  28. 28. Questions? Contact Me tmurray@westervillelibrary.org linkedin.com/in/ohiotamara
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