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You Tube In The Library


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Slides from the July 11th Brown Bag on YouTube & Libraries

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You Tube In The Library

  1. 1. YouTube in the Library SIL New Media Office Brown Bag Lunch Presentation July 11, 2008 Conrad Ziyad
  2. 2. What is YouTube? <ul><li>YouTube is a video sharing site where users can upload, watch, and share clips with millions of other users </li></ul><ul><li>Users can tag videos with descriptive keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100 million videos on YouTube, with roughly 65,000 videos added each day </li></ul><ul><li>Users can create video collections, called channels, grouped by creator </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul>
  3. 3. YouTube & Library 2.0 <ul><li>YouTube is part of a new digital information culture called Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technological advances drive innovations in information delivery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library as service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library services shaped by user expectations (analogous to ATM impact on banking). From anywhere, anytime </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. YouTube & Library 2.0 (cont.) <ul><li>YouTube combines all of the Web 2.0 elements in a single application: video, comments, sharing, linking, tagging, and embedding </li></ul><ul><li>Smithsonian Libraries YouTube Channel: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 5. How can YouTube aid Libraries? <ul><li>Engage different types of learners (visual, auditory vs. narrative readers) </li></ul><ul><li>Increase accessibility for the physically challenged </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual demonstrations of library tools and facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State University Library </li></ul><ul><li>Database Search </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. How can YouTube aid Libraries? (cont.) <ul><li>Method to actively “market” library services to the public </li></ul><ul><li>Oregon State University Libraries </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>UCSD Libraries </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>DePauw Univ. Libraries </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 7. Adding a Video to YouTube <ul><li>Let’s add a short clip to the SIL YouTube channel at </li></ul>
  8. 8. Resources for Further Viewing <ul><li>Building Academic Library 2.0 q_uOKFhoznI </li></ul><ul><li>Arlington Heights Memorial Library (IL) Technical Services (YouTube Channel: ) </li></ul><ul><li>Bloomfield Public Library (NJ) </li></ul><ul><li>Fayette County Public Library (Fayette County, GA) </li></ul><ul><li> Mvu_vhCbhHg </li></ul><ul><li>Millard Sheets Library at Otis College of Art and Design </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>