Third Sector 2.0


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Third Sector 2.0

  1. 2. <ul><li>~ Office of the Third Sector > About Us </li></ul>~ The future role of the third sector in social and economic regeneration. Office of the Third Sector, 2007
  2. 3. Third Sector Careers <ul><li>~ CILIP > Jobs & careers > … > Not for profit libraries </li></ul>
  3. 4. Impact of New Technology <ul><li>Characteristics : </li></ul>~ Megan Griffith and Karl Wilding. How ICT is shaping the future design and delivery of public services. ICT Foresight, 2008: 11.
  4. 5. Membership Models <ul><li>~ David Wilcox. Network structures. Socialmedia wikispace </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>~ Megan Griffith. How online communities can make the net work for the VCS. NCVO Third Sector Foresight, 2007: 19. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>In 2007, the Performance Hub identified increased access to information as a major driver for change in the Third Sector. In 2008, they highlight the need for new ways to manage information, focusing on tagging and User-Generated Content. </li></ul><ul><li>( cf ) </li></ul>Image:
  7. 8. Supporting traditional services <ul><li>Many Third Sector information professionals are incorporating 2.0 processes into their workflow – e.g. picking up news through RSS / atom feeds </li></ul>( Access The College of Optometrists Library pages here )
  8. 9. Creating 2.0 Services <ul><li>Inner Temple Library offers a current awareness blog (inc. feeds), twitter (inc. feed), widget , Facebook page , flickr (inc. feed) and a wiki of court transcripts (inc. feed) </li></ul>
  9. 10. Social Networking <ul><li>Local causes like this can use social networks to reach supporters outwith their geographic area. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Social Networking Facilities <ul><li>The research jury is still out on the cost-benefit ratio of building your own gated community, but potential advantages include providing added value to members, increased web-traffic and brand loyalty. ( cf Communities ) </li></ul>
  11. 12. Raising Awareness <ul><li>Josie Crimp uses her LiveJournal blog to document her experience at the NPH Children’s Home in Mexico, which raises awareness of the charity and VSO generally. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Many of the most exciting things are happening outside the library :
  13. 14. Campaigning & Comms Rule! <ul><li>Information Professionals need to network and sell our skills: </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>“ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the ones </li></ul><ul><li>that we seek.” </li></ul><ul><li>~ Barack Obama </li></ul><ul><li> February 2008 </li></ul>Image: christinethedunn,
  15. 16. <ul><li>Anne Welsh ~ </li></ul>