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Library 2.0 Match Game


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A presentation on choosing the right tool for the right task. Presented at CLA @008.

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Library 2.0 Match Game

  1. 1. The Library 2.0 Match Game choosing the right tool for the right task Connie Urquhart & Lisa Lindsay Fresno County Public Library CLA November 2008
  2. 2. Match game + Results & Discussion + Questions = Today
  3. 3. Match Game <ul><li>Find the strip of paper on the back of your chair. </li></ul><ul><li>Match the task to the tool by writing your task on the big sheets of paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion will follow. </li></ul>There may be more than one answer for your task. Try to find the tool that best matches your task at hand.
  4. 4. n . A blog (from web log ) is a website where entries are written in chronological order and commonly displayed in reverse chronological order. &quot;Blog&quot; can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. [Wikipedia] Blogs Easily customize your own web content without using your library’s webmaster/server Darien Library Provide timely information and online discussion Ann Arbor Library Update the community about your new library building’s construction progress Richland Public Library Utilize other blogs in your community to disseminate information Greenbridge Library + + + +
  5. 5. n . A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it. [] Wikis Offer links for the community while inviting them to share their knowledge St. Joseph County Public Library Collaborate with colleagues on the same project from multiple locations Fresno County Public Library Create a collaborative staff Intranet, accessible from any location Escondido Public Library Binghamton University Libraries + + +
  6. 8. v . Micro-blogging is a form of multimedia blogging that allows users to send brief text updates (say, 140 characters or fewer) or micromedia such as photos or audio clips and publish them, either to be viewed by anyone or by a restricted group which can be chosen by the user. [Wikipedia] Microblogging Spread the word about library news & events Philadelphia Free Library Brainstorm ideas with colleagues through Web or text messaging Example from Twitter Promote your library’s blog updates automatically Santa Fe Public Library Other microblogging sites include Jaiku , Plurk , Pownce , , Yammer + + + +
  7. 11. n. An online community is where a group of people with similar goals or interests connect and exchange information using web tools. [] Online Communities Target advertising by taking advantage of information your patrons share online Facebook Represent your library by meeting your patrons where they’re at online Benicia Public Library on Flickr A list of social networking sites Engage teens by asking them to create a Web space for the library Auberry Teen Council Library on MySpace Offer online programming Brookline Library Teen Book Club on Good Reads + + + +
  8. 12. n. A videoconference is a set of interactive telecommunication technologies which allow two or more locations to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously. [Wikipedia] Videoconferencing Interview potential employees from across the country Example from Gmail Video Chat Conduct a virtual meeting Skype Attend (or give) a real-time workshop online Online workshops with Infopeople + + + Provide f2f reference - remotely Ohio University Libraries +
  9. 13. Questions & Discussion Slideshow available at: Email [email_address] [email_address]
  10. 14. Thank You