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Beyond blogs and wikis: more web 2.0 tools for libraries

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Presentation at the 2008 ALIES conference (Australasian Libraries in the Emergency Sector)

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Beyond blogs and wikis: more web 2.0 tools for libraries

  1. 1. Beyond blogs and wikis: more Web 2.0 tools for Libraries <ul><ul><li>Michelle McLean </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Librarian </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Web 2.0 “ Web 2.0 is a trend in World Wide Web technology and web design, a second generation of web-based communities and hosted services such as social- networking sites, wikis, blogs, and folksonomies, which aim to facilitate creativity, collaboration, and sharing among users.” Wikipedia &quot;Web 2.0 is the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the Internet as platform and an attempt to understand the rules for success on that new platform.&quot; Tim O'Reilly 2004
  3. 3. Web 2.0 By vanzhou2006 from Flickr
  4. 4. Web 2.0 you may know <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Face Book & My Space </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>
  5. 5. Web 2.0 you may not know <ul><li>Mashups </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets </li></ul>http://jkontherun.blogs.com/
  6. 6. Podcasting <ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Screen, video </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul><ul><li>Blog based </li></ul><ul><li>eg. Audacity, GarageBand, iTunes </li></ul>
  7. 7. Podcasting <ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visiting speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What's new </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library tours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oral history </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Image sharing <ul><li>Online photos </li></ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul><ul><li>Create sets/collections </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Linking </li></ul>
  9. 9. Image sharing <ul><li>Egs: Flickr, Picasa </li></ul><ul><li>Uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New items </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library tour </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link or embed </li></ul>Creative Commons License photo credit: Brisbane Blog Is Against Censorship
  10. 10. Online Video <ul><li>Video sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Embed/Link </li></ul><ul><li>Egs. YouTube, </li></ul><ul><li>Blip.TV </li></ul>
  11. 11. Online Video <ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library tours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screencasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. RSS <ul><li>Backbone of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Delivered content </li></ul><ul><li>eg. RSS, Atom, Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Feed Reader </li></ul><ul><li>eg. Bloglines, Google Reader </li></ul>
  13. 13. RSS <ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal into website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External into website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create your own </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Tagging <ul><li>Folksonomies vs Taxonomies </li></ul><ul><li>User generated </li></ul><ul><li>Across Web 2.0 tools </li></ul><ul><li>Extra access point </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable </li></ul>
  15. 15. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Bookmarks online </li></ul><ul><li>Shared/searchable </li></ul><ul><li>eg. del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li>Uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff resource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject specific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Thing for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Libraries </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Instant Messaging (IM)‏ <ul><li>Online chat </li></ul><ul><li>egs. MSN Messenger, Yahoo, AIM, Meebo, Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Help at point of need </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo Widget </li></ul><ul><li>Information service </li></ul>
  17. 17. Mashups <ul><li>Combine data from multiple sources </li></ul><ul><li>Tools eg. Yahoo Pipes </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul><ul><li>eg. Locations, ratings </li></ul>
  18. 18. Widgets <ul><li>Website/blog </li></ul><ul><li>Plugin </li></ul><ul><li>Added functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>eg. time, news, weather, polls, summaries, feeds </li></ul>
  19. 19. Shared Documents <ul><li>Online file access </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple document types </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG </li></ul><ul><li>eg. Google Docs, Zoho </li></ul>
  20. 20. Mobile Internet <ul><li>Massive growth </li></ul><ul><li>Tailored services </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Fast rate of change </li></ul><ul><li>Library services </li></ul>http://www.letsgomobile.org/images/news/vodafone/mobile_internet.jpg
  21. 21. Why should libraries use these tools? <ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Meet users where they are at </li></ul><ul><li>Offer service more effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Offer more services </li></ul><ul><li>Be leaders </li></ul>
  22. 22. What happens if we don't <ul><li>Get left behind </li></ul><ul><li>Lose our relevance </li></ul><ul><li>Lose users </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/darwinbell/
  23. 23. Concerns <ul><li>Impact on services </li></ul><ul><li>Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Time to create </li></ul><ul><li>Network security </li></ul><ul><li>Resources required </li></ul><ul><li>Staffing </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance to our users </li></ul>http://datasystemsworldwide.blogspot.com/2007/10/web-20-security-threats.html
  24. 24. Remember: Web 2.0 is about <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>ie. Its about the </li></ul><ul><li>USER </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><ul><li>Michelle McLean </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>connectinglibrarian.com </li></ul></ul>

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