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Library 2.0


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Intro to 2.0 for New Port Richey Library.

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Library 2.0

  1. 1. 2.0 and you Ellen Mizio and Diana Silveira
  2. 3. What is 2.0? <ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Creation </li></ul>
  3. 4. Web 2.0
  4. 5. Stabilo Boss’ pictures shared through Creative Commons License
  5. 8. Blog
  6. 9. 1. Blogs are … <ul><li>web pages that are organized by dated entries and resemble an online diary for the world to read. </li></ul><ul><li>an easy way to exchange and present information. </li></ul><ul><li>about three things: “Frequency, Brevity and Personality“ [ Source: Evan Williams, the creator of Blogger]. </li></ul><ul><li>extremely popular! 39 % of Internet users, i.e., nearly 57 million American adults, read blogs. [ Source : Lenhart & Fox]. </li></ul>
  7. 10. Create a library blog to … <ul><li>promote library events. </li></ul><ul><li>connect to your community. </li></ul><ul><li>support devoted library users. </li></ul><ul><li>reach out to potential users. </li></ul><ul><li>say something interesting. </li></ul><ul><li>allow your patrons to say something interesting. </li></ul><ul><li>enhance book discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>provide book reviews/recommendations. </li></ul><ul><li>create a literary guide. </li></ul><ul><li>write a library newspaper. </li></ul><ul><li>revisit and perhaps revise work. </li></ul><ul><li>interact with your colleagues. </li></ul><ul><li>be creative, critically think, and write about issues interesting to you. </li></ul><ul><li>accomplish almost anything you want. </li></ul>
  8. 11. 5. Podcasting MP3 + =
  9. 12. Podcast - <ul><li>a digital media file (e.g., MP3), or a series of such files, that is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds (e.g., RSS) for playback on portable media players and personal computers. (Source: Wikipedia) </li></ul><ul><li>You can download the media file[s] and listen to them on your computer. </li></ul><ul><li>You can subscribe to a feed and have updated content come to you – like a multimedia magazine delivered to your home once a new issue is published. </li></ul><ul><li>Some podcasts have a corresponding web page or a blog for show notes and other applicable information. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2005, the New Oxford American Dictionary rated ‘podcast’ the Word of the Year! </li></ul>
  10. 13. Why listen to and/or create a podcast? <ul><li>Why listen to or create anything? </li></ul><ul><li>Learn something. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach something. </li></ul><ul><li>Make lectures/discussions more portable. </li></ul><ul><li>Promote events, connect with your community, and reach out to people with similar interests. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide reviews/recommendations for books, other podcasts etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Record events and share with people who were unable to attend it. </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplish almost anything you want. </li></ul>
  11. 14. YouTube
  12. 17. <ul><li>MySpace , </li></ul><ul><li>FaceBook , </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul>
  13. 19. Wikis
  14. 20. Online Collaboration
  15. 21. Folksonomy or tagging <ul><li>AKA ‘tagging’ </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary Clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Users add value </li></ul><ul><li>Harnessing Collective Intelligence of Users </li></ul>
  16. 22. What are tags? <ul><li>Keywords/descriptors to describe digital objects </li></ul><ul><li>Applied by users of the content </li></ul><ul><li>Keyword or category label. Tags help you find photos, etc. which have something in common. </li></ul>
  17. 23. Let’s do some tagging
  18. 24. What tags did you give the photo? <ul><li>Cats </li></ul><ul><li>Dogs </li></ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><li>Papa </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Gris </li></ul><ul><li>“Cats” </li></ul><ul><li>“Together” </li></ul>
  19. 27. Chatting <ul><li>Yahoo , MSN , Google </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo , Trillian </li></ul><ul><li>Ask a Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>60% of teens and young adults on the Internet use chat “often” </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for file sharing, conferencing and VoIP </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 6 in 10 use IM to communicate at work </li></ul>
  20. 28. Virtual Worlds <ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>8.5 million users with 1.6 logging in during the last 60 days. </li></ul><ul><li>Other worlds for teens And Kids! </li></ul><ul><li>More and more virtual </li></ul><ul><li>worlds </li></ul>
  21. 29. Virtual Worlds <ul><li>Second Life (SL) began in 2003 and has had significant growth over the years (ca. 5 million residents) </li></ul><ul><li>Museums, libraries, schools, businesses, homes, etc. are “in” SL. </li></ul><ul><li>Avatar = digital identity that represents you in the virtual world. </li></ul><ul><li>ActiveWorlds, Meebo Rooms etc. </li></ul>
  22. 30. What is going on in there? Alliance Library System in SecondLife Virtual Bibliographic Instruction (VBI) and Interactive Reference at Eastern University
  23. 31. Gaming <ul><li>Want to become a leader? Try MORPG </li></ul><ul><li>The average gamer is…. </li></ul>
  24. 32. RSS
  25. 33. RSS?! Readers
  26. 34. RSS Feeds on Webpages
  27. 35. Now? <ul><li>Visit http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Play! </li></ul><ul><li>Create! </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate! </li></ul><ul><li>Share! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions/Comments! Contact Us @ TBLC!! </li></ul>