Starkey alla 2012_libraries_accessing_the_power_of_the_web
ACCESSING THEPOWER OF THE WEB:GREAT WEB 2.0TOOLS FORLIBRARIESCarolyn Jo Starkey, NBCTBuckhorn High SchoolAlabama Library Association Convention 2012Hoover, AL
Biography Carolyn Jo Starkey School Librarian, Buckhorn High School New Market, ALCarolyn Starkey has been in education for 23 years, the last 13 related to school library media. She servedas the library media specialist at Sloman Primary School for seven years, obtaining her certification by theNational Board of Professional Teaching Standards in library media in 2003 while there. After a 4 ½ yearstint as Assistant Professor of Library Education Media at Alabama State University, Carolyn is currentlyserving as a school librarian alongside Wendy Stephens at Buckhorn High School and completing herdissertation in instructional leadership/instructional technology at the University of Alabama. Her otherprofessional commitments include positions as Co-Chair of the Childrens and School Library Division of theAlabama Library Association, Editor of ASLA‘s The Alabama School Librarian, and Chair of ISTEs MediaSpecialist Special Interest Group newsletter committee. She also serves as a member of AmericanAssociation of School Librarians Publications Committee and NCATE Coordinating Committee and hasrecently taken on a Co-Manager position of the AASL blog. Carolyn is a frequent conference and professionaldevelopment presenter on a wide range of topics in school librarianship, technology, and online learning.New areas of interest include the integration of the Common Core State Standards into school libraries andthe implementation of the EDUCATEAlabama for Librarians formative performance assessment system.Carolyn served as a member of the EDUCATEAlabama for Librarians review committee and has presented onthis topic over a dozen times in 2011 and 2012.
SESSION DESCRIPTIONThis session explores Web 2.0 tools thatlibraries can freely access to explore theexpanding fields of informationcuration, infographic creation, andpersonal learning network (PLN)development and how these tools can beused for patron support, advocacy, andprofessional development.
ONLINE PUBLICATION: ISSUU Features • Collect, share, and publish • Reader statistics • Can use with any program where you can save your document as a PDF • Send as links or embed on websites, wikis, etc. • Build shelves • Free and subscription plans
CONTENT CURATION: LIVEBINDERS Features • Digital 3-Ring Binder- style that makes it easy to organize/manage websites and digital content • Easy to update; build shelves • Can be used as a presentation tool • Binder can be placed directly on the desktop • Free and coming subscription plans
VIDEO CREATION: ANIMOTO Features • Turn your photos, video clips, and music into stunning video Empowering masterpieces to share Learners Digitally with everyone • Can be used as a advocacy tool Digital Citizenship • Video can be saved in a Empowering variety of formats Library • Free and subscription Learners plans
PRESENTATION SHARE: SLIDESHARE Features • Share presentations, docume nts and videos • New Zipcast feature for web meetings • Can be used as a presentation tool • Viewer can be embedded • Free and subscription plans
SURVEY: SURVEYMONKEY Features • Create surveys, collect responses, analyze resultsCustomer Satisfaction Surveys • Web-based Education Surveys • Collect data via weblink, email, Event Planning Surveys Facebook, or embed on your site or blog • Real-time results Market Research Surveys • Free and subscription plans
INFOGRAPHICS: MANY EYES Features • IBM research tool but available for public use • Based on your own data or existing public data • Not limited to numbers- based presentations • Share and discuss • Free