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New tools for libraries 18.4.2008

  1. 1. New Tools for libraries Krista Auvinen Chief Information Specialist Vantaa City Library Advocacy and Marketing for Libraries 18.4.2008
  2. 2. Tim O’Reilly 2005:
  3. 3. The Changing Role of Librarian
  4. 4. From the static to the flexible From Static to Flexible
  5. 5. Taming the Information Flow <ul><li>Old school sees Internet as a chaotic non-organized constellation of web pages where is no law and order </li></ul><ul><li>Internet is full of tools to handle and tame the information. It contains more and more effective tools to search and find the information </li></ul>
  6. 6. The information is coming to you
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  8. 13. Spreading into the other services <ul><li>Web is becoming remixable </li></ul><ul><li>Some web sites will offer their information via a REST API </li></ul><ul><li>Others will try to keep their information proprietary, but it will be opened via mashups </li></ul><ul><li>The Library web services can be implemented to web services like Netvibes, IGoogle and Facebook. </li></ul>
  9. 17. John Blyberg’s iGoogle pages
  10. 18. Social networking <ul><li>Social networking services are web sites that enables users to create public profiles within that web site and form relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Users can form groups according to their intrests </li></ul><ul><li>The most popular social networking services are Facebook and MySpace </li></ul>
  11. 19. Social networking and libraries <ul><li>Libraries can use MySpace and Facebook to </li></ul><ul><li>- inform about they events </li></ul><ul><li>present guided tutorials and special collections </li></ul><ul><li>access to the web library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>to social networking and communication </li></ul><ul><li>to offer expertise </li></ul>
  12. 21. Social media <ul><li>With social media services users can watch, share and comment photos and videos and also create interest groups </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr is one of the best known photo-sharing sites, where you can collect and organize images and where you can incorporate images into webservices </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube is one of the best known videoservice, where you can can collect and organize images and where you can incorporate images into webservices </li></ul>
  13. 22. Libraries and Flickr <ul><li>Libraries can use Flickr: </li></ul><ul><li>for creating library photo-tours </li></ul><ul><li>highlight items from rare collections </li></ul><ul><li>show what’s on the New Book Shelf this week </li></ul>
  14. 25. http:// / hot / carousel.cfm
  15. 28. Sources: Anderson, P. F.; 31 Flavors – Things to Do With Flickr in Libraries. 2007 . http:// webjunction .org/do/ DisplayContent ; jsessionid =6271E4E033F462C82F25817BCD5AE4D?id=17624 Salmenkivi Sami; Yhteisöllinen media ja muuttuva markkinointi 2.0. 2007. Pictures: Cards. Aaron Schmidt’s photostream. Flickr. CC. 15.3.2008 Neon 2. Maistora. Flickr. CC. 12.4.2008. http://www. flickr . com / photos / maistora /2198169539/ ” Picture of hands” Myriapod. Flickr. CC 17.4.2008