a Useful Online Software: Learn how to make Web 2.0  work for your library! New Hampshire Library Association Spring Confe...
Presentation Outline <ul><li>Web 1.0 v. Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional software v. online software </li></ul><ul><l...
Web 1.0 <ul><li>Users were passive Web viewers.  </li></ul>
Web 2.0 <ul><li>Users play an active role in the Web.  </li></ul>
Web 2.0 Users… <ul><li>Create  their own content </li></ul><ul><li>Share  content with others </li></ul><ul><li>Connect  w...
http://www.5min.com:80/Video/Making-Pico-De-Gallo-1223
Traditional Software  v.  Online Software
Software Traditional = Resides on your computer
Online Software Online software = Resides on the Internet
Types of Online Software  <ul><li>Word Processors  that are compatible with MS Word and Open Office.  </li></ul><ul><li>Sp...
Software  or  Website? <ul><li>In many cases… </li></ul><ul><li>Both! </li></ul>
Synonyms  (at least for this presentation…) <ul><li>Applications = Software = Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Online software =...
How is it possible? Faster Internet connections Faster computers New programming techniques
Ajax Demo
Useful Online Software for Libraries
Types of Software… <ul><li>Word processing </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>File Storage </li></ul><ul><li...
Online Word Processing
Web-based Spreadsheets
Online File Storage
Web-based Photo Editors
Web-based Presentations
Web-based Video Editing
Web-based Desktops <ul><li>Web developers are creating online software that appears similar to your conventional desktop. ...
Advantages to Online Software or Why Librarians (Should) Love  Web-based Applications
Advantages of Online Software v. Traditional Software
Free! Advantage #1:
No Downloads Required Advantage #2:
Better Access to Applications & Data Advantage #3
Expand Library Services (for Free) Advantage #4
Webware Is Easy To Use <ul><li>Looks like & works like traditional software  </li></ul><ul><li>Built to be easy! </li></ul...
Future Trends <ul><li>Webware will continue to expand and improve.  </li></ul><ul><li>Growing trend of online/offline appl...
Staying Current <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Crunch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// techcrunch.com </li></u...
References <ul><li>http://www.aventureforth.com/2005/09/06/top-10-ajax-applications/   </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.techcr...
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  1. 1. a Useful Online Software: Learn how to make Web 2.0 work for your library! New Hampshire Library Association Spring Conference May 18, 2007
  2. 2. Presentation Outline <ul><li>Web 1.0 v. Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional software v. online software </li></ul><ul><li>Live demonstration of online software </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages of online software </li></ul><ul><li>How to stay current </li></ul>
  3. 3. Web 1.0 <ul><li>Users were passive Web viewers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Users play an active role in the Web. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Web 2.0 Users… <ul><li>Create their own content </li></ul><ul><li>Share content with others </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with people </li></ul>
  6. 6. http://www.5min.com:80/Video/Making-Pico-De-Gallo-1223
  7. 7. Traditional Software v. Online Software
  8. 8. Software Traditional = Resides on your computer
  9. 9. Online Software Online software = Resides on the Internet
  10. 10. Types of Online Software <ul><li>Word Processors that are compatible with MS Word and Open Office. </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets that can do everything MS Excel does. </li></ul><ul><li>File Storage that works like your Windows Explorer. </li></ul><ul><li>Photo editing that can crop, resize, and alter your photos. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Software or Website? <ul><li>In many cases… </li></ul><ul><li>Both! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Synonyms (at least for this presentation…) <ul><li>Applications = Software = Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Online software = Web-based software = Webware = Webapp </li></ul>
  13. 13. How is it possible? Faster Internet connections Faster computers New programming techniques
  14. 14. Ajax Demo
  15. 15. Useful Online Software for Libraries
  16. 16. Types of Software… <ul><li>Word processing </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>File Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Video Editing </li></ul>
  17. 17. Online Word Processing
  18. 18. Web-based Spreadsheets
  19. 19. Online File Storage
  20. 20. Web-based Photo Editors
  21. 21. Web-based Presentations
  22. 22. Web-based Video Editing
  23. 23. Web-based Desktops <ul><li>Web developers are creating online software that appears similar to your conventional desktop. </li></ul><ul><li>These desktop programs include word processors, online file storage, email, chat, blogs, RSS reader, address book, and even a simple MP3 player. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Advantages to Online Software or Why Librarians (Should) Love Web-based Applications
  25. 25. Advantages of Online Software v. Traditional Software
  26. 26. Free! Advantage #1:
  27. 27. No Downloads Required Advantage #2:
  28. 28. Better Access to Applications & Data Advantage #3
  29. 29. Expand Library Services (for Free) Advantage #4
  30. 30. Webware Is Easy To Use <ul><li>Looks like & works like traditional software </li></ul><ul><li>Built to be easy! </li></ul>Advantage #5
  31. 31. Future Trends <ul><li>Webware will continue to expand and improve. </li></ul><ul><li>Growing trend of online/offline applications </li></ul>
  32. 32. Staying Current <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Crunch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// techcrunch.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Hacker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// lifehacker.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// webware.com </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. References <ul><li>http://www.aventureforth.com/2005/09/06/top-10-ajax-applications/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/05/08/sun-responds-to-ajax-silverlight-with-javafx/ </li></ul>

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