Web 2.0
Resources & Role in
Science Librarianship
KSU SLIS Science Librarianship, April 30, 2009
Brian C. Gray
Head of Reference
Librarian: Engineering, Mathematics, & Statistics
Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reser...
My Interest in
Web 2.0
• Teach RSS workshop at KSL
• Contribute to 4 Case KSL blogs
• ALA Library 2.0 participant
• ALA LA...
Reasons Why
You Must Care
• Collaboration
• Method of PR/marketing/communication
• Alternative publishing practices
• User...
Coined by O'Reilly
Media (2004)
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html#mememap
Web/Library 2.0
Concepts
• Delivery
• Constant and purposeful change
• Adaptation
• User designed & created
• Participatio...
http://technorati.com/weblog/2007/04/328.html
UsefulChem project in
the Bradley lab at
Drexel University
http://usefulchem.blogspot.com/
http://usefulchem-
experiments1.blogspot.com/
http://usefulchem
.wikispaces.com/
http://blog.case.edu/bcg8/
http://jdupuis.blogspot.com/
http://scilib.typepad.com
/science_library_pad/
http://liblogs.albany.edu/
science_resources/
http://engineering.
curiouscatblog.net
http://www.sciencetext.com
podcasting
http://www.arl.org/resources/pubs/fallforumproceedings/
forum08proceedings.shtml
Twitter
Science Library
on Twitter
Facebook
http://www.linkedin.com
Collaboration
Changes:
My First
Experience
Online
Presentations
Example: Presentation by R.
David Lankes, PhD, is
Director of the Information
Institute of Syracuse (...
Brand Map of
Second Life
http://www.kzero.co.uk/blog/?p=430
Directory of
Libraries and
Organizations
• http://infoisland.org/directory/
• National Library of Medicine, Specialized
In...
Cleveland Public
Library
Deep Sea Marine
Aquarium
& Sea-Life Centre
Second Life
Science Center
International
Spaceflight Museum
Nature Publishing
Group's Island:
Eukaryotic Cell
The Tisch Library and
Wright Center Climate
Change Education Center
(Tufts University)
NASA CoLab
Team OKAPI and Berkeley
archaeologists mirror the
prehistoric village in Turkey
Abyss Museum of
Ocean Science
New
Development
Brian C. Gray
Head of Reference
Librarian: Engineering, Mathematics, & Statistics
Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reser...
Web 2.0 - Resources & Role in Science Librarianship
Web 2.0 - Resources & Role in Science Librarianship
Web 2.0 - Resources & Role in Science Librarianship
Web 2.0 - Resources & Role in Science Librarianship
Web 2.0 - Resources & Role in Science Librarianship
Web 2.0 - Resources & Role in Science Librarianship
Web 2.0 - Resources & Role in Science Librarianship
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Guest speaker for the science librarianship class of Kent State University (KSU) School of Library & Information Science (SLIS) to discuss web 2.0 tools and their role in science research, instruction, and librarianship.

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Web 2.0 - Resources & Role in Science Librarianship

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Resources & Role in Science Librarianship KSU SLIS Science Librarianship, April 30, 2009
  2. 2. Brian C. Gray Head of Reference Librarian: Engineering, Mathematics, & Statistics Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University Work email: bcg8@case.edu Work phone: 216-368-8685 IM: AIM - kslbcg8 ICQ - 499284601 Google Chat - kslbcg8@gmail.com MSN - bcg8@case.edu Yahoo - kslbcg8
  3. 3. My Interest in Web 2.0 • Teach RSS workshop at KSL • Contribute to 4 Case KSL blogs • ALA Library 2.0 participant • ALA LAMA Web Coordinator – Blogs, RSS, Wiki, Communities, Connect, Second Life • Regular IM user • Over a dozen presentations/trainings at various venues • See benefits of “free” tools to libraries & library users • Non-techie trained person that likes to “play”
  4. 4. Reasons Why You Must Care • Collaboration • Method of PR/marketing/communication • Alternative publishing practices • User awareness • Efficiency • “Buzz” word right now • Users are unaware and/or are creating alternatives to library resources • Research, competitive intelligence
  5. 5. Coined by O'Reilly Media (2004) http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html#mememap
  6. 6. Web/Library 2.0 Concepts • Delivery • Constant and purposeful change • Adaptation • User designed & created • Participation, collaboration, sharing • Play • User feedback • 2-way information • Reaching new users
  7. 7. http://technorati.com/weblog/2007/04/328.html
  8. 8. UsefulChem project in the Bradley lab at Drexel University http://usefulchem.blogspot.com/
  9. 9. http://usefulchem- experiments1.blogspot.com/
  10. 10. http://usefulchem .wikispaces.com/
  11. 11. http://blog.case.edu/bcg8/
  12. 12. http://jdupuis.blogspot.com/
  13. 13. http://scilib.typepad.com /science_library_pad/
  14. 14. http://liblogs.albany.edu/ science_resources/
  15. 15. http://engineering. curiouscatblog.net
  16. 16. http://www.sciencetext.com
  17. 17. podcasting
  18. 18. http://www.arl.org/resources/pubs/fallforumproceedings/ forum08proceedings.shtml
  19. 19. Twitter
  20. 20. Science Library on Twitter
  21. 21. Facebook
  22. 22. http://www.linkedin.com
  23. 23. Collaboration Changes: My First Experience
  24. 24. Online Presentations Example: Presentation by R. David Lankes, PhD, is Director of the Information Institute of Syracuse (IIS) and an Associate Professor at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies. http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/blog
  25. 25. Brand Map of Second Life http://www.kzero.co.uk/blog/?p=430
  26. 26. Directory of Libraries and Organizations • http://infoisland.org/directory/ • National Library of Medicine, Specialized Information Services
  27. 27. Cleveland Public Library
  28. 28. Deep Sea Marine Aquarium & Sea-Life Centre
  29. 29. Second Life Science Center
  30. 30. International Spaceflight Museum
  31. 31. Nature Publishing Group's Island: Eukaryotic Cell
  32. 32. The Tisch Library and Wright Center Climate Change Education Center (Tufts University)
  33. 33. NASA CoLab
  34. 34. Team OKAPI and Berkeley archaeologists mirror the prehistoric village in Turkey
  35. 35. Abyss Museum of Ocean Science
  36. 36. New Development
  37. 37. Brian C. Gray Head of Reference Librarian: Engineering, Mathematics, & Statistics Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University Work email: bcg8@case.edu Presentations: http://www.slideshare.net/bcg8 Web 2.0 resources: http://www.squidoo.com/library2point0

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