KIN24x7 and Googling & Wiki'ing

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Revised presentation given at SCOCA in Piketon, Ohio, in September 2013. Includes KnowItNow24x7 as well as information on efficient uses of Google and Wikipedia (updated slides from previous presentations).

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KIN24x7 and Googling & Wiki'ing

  1. 1. Ohio’s Online Reference Service Helping Students K through 12 and Beyond…
  2. 2. Don BoozerDon Boozer KnowItNow24x7 Coordinator support@knowitnow.org
  3. 3. What is KnowItNow24x7? StatewideStatewide Online Reference Service
  4. 4. What is KnowItNow24x7? StatewideStatewide Online Reference Service
  5. 5. 83% Students K-12K-12 + Post-secondary
  6. 6. What is KnowItNow24x7? StatewideStatewide Online Reference Service
  7. 7. www.knowitnow.org
  8. 8. What is KnowItNow24x7? StatewideStatewide Online Reference Service
  9. 9. • Resources and information for homework or research • Suggestions for books to read • Answers to satisfy general curiositycuriosity Reference Service
  10. 10. 830,000+ SessionsSessions Since 2004
  11. 11. How does it work?
  12. 12. Five Things To Know About KnowItNow24x7 About KnowItNow24x7
  13. 13. #5 Entire Class vs. One-on-One http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2163896074/
  14. 14. #4 Resources/ Information vs. Homework/Homework/ Tutoring http://www.flickr.com/photos/stockholmtransportmuseum_commons/6515613405/
  15. 15. #3 Privacy Concerns http://www.flickr.com/photos/statelibraryofnsw/2960116125/
  16. 16. #2 Your patience is appreciated http://www.flickr.com/photos/australian-war-memorial/3526345203/
  17. 17. #1 We’re real people, too. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bergen_public_library/5668966203/
  18. 18. http://provider.knowitnow.org > Educator Materials
  19. 19. Thank you! Questions? KnowItNow24x7 is made available free-of-charge to all citizens and residents of Ohio through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded by the State Library of Ohio.
  20. 20. And now for something for something completely different
  21. 21. Googling & Wiki’ing Getting the Most out of Two of the Internet’s Most Popular Sites
  22. 22. Who are we dealing with?
  23. 23. 70 offices… 40+ countries For-profit company Who are we dealing with?
  24. 24. 1 floor… Who are we dealing with? 70 offices… 40+ countries For-profit company 1 floor… Non-profit
  25. 25. ALL public libraries in the United States Operating Revenue$ $11 billion
  26. 26. GOOGLE IT I’ll just… GOOGLE IT
  27. 27. GOOGLE IT Search Books Scholar Patents GOOGLE IT Even More… YouTube Images Maps News
  28. 28. Early 2012 Google Reader Translated Foreign Pages iGoogle
  29. 29. Early 2012 Google Reader Translated Foreign Pages iGoogle
  30. 30. 2013
  31. 31. What else can we find out about Charles Brush utilizing Google?utilizing Google?
  32. 32. Report on manufacturing industries in the United States at the eleventh census: 1890
  33. 33. BRUSH FOUNDATIONBRUSH FOUNDATION (The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History) “The BRUSH FOUNDATION was established in 1928 in Cleveland by CHARLES FRANCIS BRUSH, in memory of his son, Charles F. Brush, Jr. (d. 1927). The foundation supported the fledgling Maternal Health Assn. of Cleveland (later PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF GREATER CLEVELAND, PPGC) and played a significant role in the organization and funding of the Intl. Planned Parenthood Federation (1949).”
  34. 34. After that, we need a cookie
  35. 35. www.powersearchingwithgoogle.com
  36. 36. Referral tool…
  37. 37. Popular culture… 12 printed pages
  38. 38. 14 printed pages Popular culture…
  39. 39. Old English Ænglisc Language study…
  40. 40. Finnish Suomi Language study…
  41. 41. Arabic ‫العربية‬ Language study…
  42. 42. Local perspective…
  43. 43. Russian: English: 2 pages Local perspective… Russian: 17 pages
  44. 44. The Flip Side of
  45. 45. Wikipedians • Over 18 million registered users • 270,000 active users monthly• 270,000 active users monthly • 91% are male • 20% live in United States • 59% are aged 17 – 40
  46. 46. Take control of online identity… Promote local resources…
  47. 47. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Cheatsheet en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Editing en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Training
  48. 48. Thank you! Don Boozer support@knowitnow.org http://bit.ly/16p8c1w

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