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  • I am a librarian. It occurs to me that library management systems could use some help from open tagging to help keep the catalog fresh, relevant and accessible, avoiding tags like 'cookery' and 'design' assigned by CIP(non-users of the information). Also some library management systems currently allow the librarian to add websites, perhaps opening this up so that the users can create their own basket or share their PLEs would promote professional communication among researchers.

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    However, libraries will continue to be repositories for fee based information sources to support proprietary research in business, academia and governments/ quasi-government agencies such as Federal Reserve, Food & Drug Agency to name a few in the US.
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  • 1. Social Bookmarking its Applications in Education
  • 2. About the Facilitators Dr. Daniel Churchill Room 116, Runme Shaw Building The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong Email: [email_address] Web: Tel: +852 28591141
  • 3. The University of Hong Kong In the top 30 Universities in the World (18 th for 2007)
  • 4. In this Presentation
    • Social bookmarking and social repositories
    • User Tagging and Folksonomy
    • Digging
    • Ranking and commenting
    • RISAL system
  • 5.  
  • 6. Social Bookmarking
  • 7. Delicious
    • Comparing Delicious and Google search
  • 8. Delicious
    • Comparing Delicious and Google search
  • 9. Social Bookmarking
  • 10. Cloud of Tags
  • 11. Social bookmarking – Common Features
    • Management and sharing of bookmarks
    • Tagging, ranking and commenting
    • Clouds
    • Digging
    • Subscription and feeds
    • Integration with browsers and other web sites
    • Social networking
    • Reusability
  • 12. Cases of Social Bookmarking edtags
  • 13. Social Repository – Missing Component
  • 14. Social Repositories – Common Features
    • Sharing of digital content, private or public
    • Quick capture of digital content
    • Ranking, tagging and commenting
    • Management of favorites and creating playlists
    • Digging
    • Subscription
    • Reuse (e.g., in blogs)
    • Social networking
    • Active sharing and streams
    • Access to mobile devices (e.g., iPod Touch)
    • Integration with Blogs, Social Spaces, etc.
  • 15. Traditional Repositories
    • Narrow focus on one of few kinds or resources
    • Focus on resources but not on users and uses
    • Cataloguing by administrators
    • Social is not existent
    • Collective intelligence is not utilized
    • Repository is not a tool (e.g., support for lesson planning) – resources are found and that is it
  • 16. Cases of Social Repositories
  • 17. RISAL – Leverages Web 2.0 Ideas
  • 18. Demonstration of RISAL
  • 19. Project Objectives – Create a Platform for
    • Collection, management and sharing of digital assets developed by our community
    • Support of teaching and learning
    • Community center (not just a place to pick up or drop off stuff)
    • Conversation about resources reuse, benefits, pedagogical application
    • Leveraging upon collective activity of our members
  • 20. RISAL – Leverages Web 2.0 Ideas
  • 21. Social Networking
  • 22. Plan for Future Work
    • Integration with LMS
    • Mobile Technology
    • Social Networking
    • Capture of Digital Assets
    • Real-time Conversation
    • E-Portfolio Features
  • 23. References
    • Read articles from:
      • 7 Things You Should Know About Social Bookmarking
      • Social Bookmarking (Wikipedia article)
      • Tags Help Make Libraries
      • Social Bookmarking Tools (I and II)
      • 7 Things You Should Know About Youtube
      • Nursing Education 2.0: YouTubeTM
      • Also read:,9171,1570721,00.html
      • And check out:
  • 24. Focus Questions for Discussion
    • How social bookmarking might transform management and use of resources in a traditional library?
    • How social bookmarking system can support teacher-librarians to provide more effective environment for collaboration with classroom teachers?