Web 2.0
            The importance of ongoing
         professional development through
              exposure to social m...
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
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What is Web 2.0?
  “..refers to a perceived or proposed second generation of
     Web-based services—such as social networ...
What is Library 2.0
   •   User-centered change
   •   Participation
   •   Content creation
   •   Community
23 Things
    - Helene Blowers - Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
    - Inspired by “Things You (Or I) May Want To Do This...
What is it?
  • An online learning program designed to help participants
    explore Web 2.0 technologies and applications...
YPRL & 23 Things
 When? 2007
 What? Roadshow and online program for all YPRL staff.
 Why? Responding to a change in inform...
Learning 2.0
 -   SybaSigns
 -   ATO
 -   Health Libraries (Victoria)
 -   Alice Springs Town Council
 -   Department of H...
SybaSigns
 -   Education sector
 -   NSW based, but Australia-wide
 -   Ongoing
 -   Large numbers (200+ participants)
Facilitating Professional Development
 -   Inspiration
 -   Exposure
 -   Simplicity
 -   Accessibility
What Are We Doing?
 - Regular updates of Learning 2.0 Program content
    - Services die and are born regularly
    - Usin...
What Next?
             BiblioCommons
             Discovery Layer



             Drupal website
BiblioCommons


       Check Outs, Holds, Renewals, Pay Fines etc.
       Plus…
       - My Collection
       - Community ...
Community Content
  -   Rating
  -   Add a Comment
  -   Add Tags
  -   Add More
      - Summaries, Quotes,
        Notice...
Inbuilt Blogging
Events
   - Filter by
     -   date,
     -   location,
     -   audience,
     -   event type,
     -   event tag
   - Li...
Professional Development

- 23 Things & Learning 2.0
- BiblioCommons Discovery Layer
- Inbuilt blogging tools
  - Communic...
Thank you!


                Any questions?
Fiona Downie
New Technologies Coordinator
Yarra Plenty Regional Library Servic...
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  1. 1. Web 2.0 The importance of ongoing professional development through exposure to social media Fiona Downie New Technologies Coordinator Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service fdownie@yprl.vic.gov.au
  2. 2. Yarra Plenty Regional Library 93qmthetae 8s k c cm ra a n 333,480 people 126,141 current library members Major provider in Melbourne’s North East – 8 branches – Mobile Library – Outreach vehicle – Home Library service 136 staff 190 volunteers
  3. 3. What is Web 2.0? “..refers to a perceived or proposed second generation of Web-based services—such as social networking sites, wikis, communication tools, and folksonomies—that emphasize online collaboration and sharing among users..” Tim O’Reilly, 2004 •Participatory web •Sites where online interaction can take place i.e. sites where you can “do stuff” or contribute content
  4. 4. What is Library 2.0 • User-centered change • Participation • Content creation • Community
  5. 5. 23 Things - Helene Blowers - Charlotte and Mecklenburg County - Inspired by “Things You (Or I) May Want To Do This Year” by Stephen Abrams - Over 700 libraries internationally (possibly close to 1000) - Importance of knowing how to participate in the “new media mix” for libraries to stay relevant
  6. 6. What is it? • An online learning program designed to help participants explore Web 2.0 technologies and applications • Technologies include: blogs, wikis, flickr, RSS, mashups, tagging, audio files…
  7. 7. YPRL & 23 Things When? 2007 What? Roadshow and online program for all YPRL staff. Why? Responding to a change in information access How? Informed and equipped and confident staff
  8. 8. Learning 2.0 - SybaSigns - ATO - Health Libraries (Victoria) - Alice Springs Town Council - Department of Human Services - State Library of Victoria - Tasmania State Library
  9. 9. SybaSigns - Education sector - NSW based, but Australia-wide - Ongoing - Large numbers (200+ participants)
  10. 10. Facilitating Professional Development - Inspiration - Exposure - Simplicity - Accessibility
  11. 11. What Are We Doing? - Regular updates of Learning 2.0 Program content - Services die and are born regularly - Using feedback to influence program - Beyond Web 2.0 - Twitter based, short Web 2.0 program for YPRL staff.
  12. 12. What Next? BiblioCommons Discovery Layer Drupal website
  13. 13. BiblioCommons Check Outs, Holds, Renewals, Pay Fines etc. Plus… - My Collection - Community Credits - My Lists and For Later - Following and Ignoring Users
  14. 14. Community Content - Rating - Add a Comment - Add Tags - Add More - Summaries, Quotes, Notices, Age, Videos - Share
  15. 15. Inbuilt Blogging
  16. 16. Events - Filter by - date, - location, - audience, - event type, - event tag - Link to OPAC
  17. 17. Professional Development - 23 Things & Learning 2.0 - BiblioCommons Discovery Layer - Inbuilt blogging tools - Communication - Web skills
  18. 18. Thank you! Any questions? Fiona Downie New Technologies Coordinator Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service fdownie@yprl.vic.gov.au

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