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Part Two of presentation used in a Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 familiarisation session for Dublin City Public Libraries' staff, 2007. Thanks in particular to H for use of some content.

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Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 Part Two

  1. 1. Image source: http://web54.fortrabbit.de/startup-the-new-econmy.html Part Two Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 Presentation by: Eddie Byrne Librarian & Web Administrator May 2007 Dublin City Public Libraries & Archive, Dublin, Ireland
  2. 2. This is a two-part Presentation --- Part Two: Library 2.0 Part One: Web 2.0 |
  3. 3. Library 2.0 • Library 2.0 is all about library users -- keeping those we have while actively seeking those who do not currently use our services. It's about embracing those ideas and technologies that can assist libraries in delivering services to these groups, and it's about participation -- involving users in service creation and evaluation.quot; Michael Casey, LibraryCrunch • quot;Library 2.0 is very much influenced by technology-driven, two- way, social interactions between staff and staff or staff and patrons.quot; John Blyberg, Blyberg.net • quot;Library 2.0 is the natural evolution of library services to a level where the library user is in control of how and when she gets access to the services she needs and wants.quot; Thomas Brevik, Library 1.5
  4. 4. Library 2.0 • Gives library users a participatory role in the services libraries offer and the way they are used. • Embracing it becomes necessary so as to be in a position to respond to changing user needs and ensuring the library is in a strong position to effectively meet those needs now and in the future.
  5. 5. Library 2.0 Implementation Instant Messaging (IM) & Virtual Reference • IM enables real-time text communication between individuals. Analogous to the face-to-face reference interview. Considered 'Library 2.' even though in existence for some time, as it gives the user a presence within the library web space, and it facilitates collaboration between the patron and the library. Examples: http://www.fordlibrary.org/chat/ (using Meebo) Lansing Public Library - http://www.lansing.lib.il.us/ Exeter Public Library, RI -
  6. 6. Library 2.0 Implementation
  7. 7. Library 2.0 Implementation Instant Messaging • On your blog or webpage, you set up Meebo, Plugoo, or Gabbly. • Visitors on your site can then see the chat window and type a message in it to send it to you. • This chat service is directly connected to your Instant Messenger and forwards you in real time all the messages your visitors send you. • You answer to the visitor directly from your Instant Messenger in real time.
  8. 8. Library 2.0 Implementation
  9. 9. Library 2.0 Implementation Wikis • subject-based wikis in which users suggest resources and ask questions. • local history (involving local history societies) • reading club Examples: Ohio University Libraries Biz Wiki - http://www.library.ohiou.edu/subjects/bizwiki/index.php/Main_Page St. Joseph County Public Library's Subject Guides - http://www.libraryforlife.org/subjectguides/index.php/Main_Page Yarra Plenty Summer Reading Club Wiki - http://summerreadingclub.pbwiki.com/
  10. 10. Library 2.0 Implementation Blogs • key way for libraries to engage users, enhance community interaction • allowing library users to discuss plans and ask questions. • news service / announcements • what's new - books, DVDs • promote resources (e.g. collections, new material, fiction), services • promote and discuss events/programmes (marketing and promotion) - utilising RSS • readers' advisory portal • book reviews, award lists, book discussion areas - library customers have favourite titles, authors, and genres. Allows them to comment, write reviews, create their own tags and ratings, and share them with others. • topics for genres - mystery, horror, SF, romance • reports of activity on a project (research, building, plans)
  11. 11. Library 2.0 Implementation Blogs (contd.) • photographic record of event or activity • focus on a particular service • user-specific blog (teens, students, seniors - news and services for that group) • conference blog (Readers' day) • association & organisation blog • local history, genealogy • internal blog (staff-oriented) • historic photographs
  12. 12. Library 2.0 Implementation Blogs Examples: http://www.boernelibrary.blogspot.com/ http://www.darienlibrary.org/ for varied uses Director's Blog - http://www.aadl.org/taxonomy/term/86 Teens - http://lansinglibraryteen.blogspot.com/ West Long Branch Public Library - http://www.wlbpl.org/ Thomas Ford Memorial Library: western springs history - http://www.westernspringshistory.org/ (historic photographs) St. Joseph County Public Library - http://www.libraryforlife.org/ (various blogs) Weymouth Public Library - http://tuftsstuff.blogspot.com/ (Teens) Kanakee Public Library Director's Blog – http://lions-online-shesaidhesaid.blogspot.com/ Library Musings: Kankakee Public Library - http://kpllibrarymusings.blogspot.com/ Kanakee Public Library - http://www.lions-online.org/blogs.htm Yarra Plenty Library Blog (Australia) - http://yarraplentylibrary.blogspot.com/
  13. 13. Library 2.0 Implementation Blogs (examples contd.) Yarra Plenty Library Local History Blog - http://yplocalhistory.blogspot.com/ Yarra Plenty Genealogy - http://ypgenealogy.blogspot.com/ Yarra Plenty Book Blog - http://yprlbookblog.blogspot.com/ Lansing Library Adult News & Reviews Blog - http://lansinglibraryadult.blogspot.com/ Lansing Library Teen News & Reviews Blog - http://lansinglibraryteen.blogspot.com/ Lansing Library Youth News & Reviews Blog - http://lansinglibraryyouth.blogspot.com/ Lansing Library Internet & Technology Blog - http://lansinglibraryweb.blogspot.com/ Hennepin County Library BookSpace - http://www.hclib.org/pub/bookspace/Blog/ Dublin City Public Libraries' Examples: http://www.dublinonecityonebook.ie (http://onecityonebook.wordpress.com/) http://dublinreaders.wordpress.com/ http://childrenszone.wordpress.com/ http://pembrokeaccess.blogspot.com/
  14. 14. Library 2.0 Implementation
  15. 15. Library 2.0 Implementation
  16. 16. Library 2.0 Implementation
  17. 17. Library 2.0 Implementation
  18. 18. Library 2.0 Implementation Hennepin County Library BookSpace - http://www.hclib.org/pub/bookspace/Blog/
  19. 19. Library 2.0 Implementation www.dublinonecityonebook.ie Link
  20. 20. Library 2.0 Implementation 'Discussion Forum' NOT A Blog - Web 2.0?? – the line blurs
  21. 21. Library 2.0 Social Networking Social Networking Tools • Giving the library a wider web presence • library marketing and promotion • stock promotion • library storytelling videos – delivery channel • Networking with fellow librarians and information professionals worldwide – continued professional development
  22. 22. Library 2.0 Social Networking MySpace Examples: Waterville Public Library - http://www.myspace.com/watervillepubliclibrary Hennepin County Library - http://www.myspace.com/hennepincountylibrary Denver Public Library - http://myspace.com/denver_evolver Lansing Public Library - http://www.myspace.com/lansingpubliclibrary Thomas Ford Memorial Library - http://www.myspace.com/thomasford http://www.myspace.com/libraryloft Brooklyn College Library - http://www.myspace.com/brooklyncollegelibrary
  23. 23. Library 2.0 Social Networking Denver Public Library on myspace.com – http://www.myspace.com/denver_evolver
  24. 24. Library 2.0 Social Networking Video on myspace.com by the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, NC - http://www.libraryloft.org/
  25. 25. Library 2.0 Social Networking Flickr Examples: Dublin City Public Libraries - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dublincitypubliclibraries/ Copenhagen Public Libraries - http://www.flickr.com/photos/kkb/ Gwinnett County Public Library - http://www.flickr.com/photos/gwinnettcountypubliclibrary/ Alexandrian Public Library - http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexandrian/ Lansing Library - http://www.flickr.com/photos/lansinglibrary Santa Monica Public Library (Image Archives) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/smpl/ Pickens County Library System - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pcls/ (used to post old photos) Weymouth Public Library - http://www.flickr.com/photos/wpl/ St. Joseph County Public Library - http://www.flickr.com/photos/sjcpl/ Newport Public Library - http://www.flickr.com/photos/newportpubliclibrary/ Lansing Public Library, Lansing Illinois - http://www.flickr.com/photos/lansinglibrary
  26. 26. Library 2.0 Social Networking http://www.flickr.com/photos/dublincitypubliclibraries/
  27. 27. Library 2.0 Social Networking
  28. 28. Library 2.0 Social Networking Flickr Groups http://www.flickr.com/groups/carnegie_libraries/
  29. 29. flickr.com dublincitypubliclibraries.ie dublinonecityonebook.ie
  30. 30. Library 2.0 Social Networking del.icio.us, selected websites for patrons Examples: Dublin City Public Libraries - http://del.icio.us/DublinCityPublicLibraries La Grange Park Library - http://del.icio.us/LaGrangeParkLibrary Lansing Public Library - http://del.icio.us/lansingpubliclibrary Librarian, Canberra, Australia - http://del.icio.us/frightfullynew
  31. 31. Library 2.0 Social Networking http://del.icio.us/DublinCityPublicLibraries link
  32. 32. Library 2.0 Social Networking YouTube Examples: Denver Public Library http://teens.denverlibrary.org/media/youtube.html Rock 'n' Roll Library - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItCIHAksjf4 Gail Borden Public Library, Illinois - http://www.elgin.lib.il.us/videoextras.html
  33. 33. Library 2.0 Social Networking Video on youtube.com by the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, NC - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0sLbXU344Q
  34. 34. Library 2.0 Social Networking Technorati • list of an organisation's various blogs Examples: Lansing Library - http://www.technorati.com/profile/lansinglibrary
  35. 35. Library 2.0 Social Networking SEE ALSO: Libraries in Social Networking Software • http://meredith.wolfwater.com/wordpress/index.php/2006/05/10/librari es-in-social-networking-software/ YALSA Online Social Networking list of libraries • http://teentechweek.wikispaces.com/Online+Social+Networking MySpace & Teens • http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=MySpace_%26_Teens#M-P for list Libraries that use Flickr http://www.librarystuff.net/2006/07/libraries- • that-use-flickr_115370920774117687.html for list Libraries that use del.icio.us • http://www.blogwithoutalibrary.net/?p=213 for list Academic libraries using web 2.0 • http://www.blogwithoutalibrary.net/?p=221
  36. 36. Library 2.0 RSS • Staff current awareness (SDI) • Selected feeds for patrons • Syndication of content Examples: SDI: Dublin City Public Libraries - http://www.bloglines.com/public/dubcilib (for library staff) http://www.bloglines.com/public/dublincitypubliclibraries (feeds for library users)
  37. 37. Library 2.0 RSS RSS Feeds for Library Staff http://www.bloglines.com/public/dubcilib
  38. 38. Library 2.0 Mashups Examples: http://www.westernspringshistory.org/map/ (APIs: Google Maps) BiblioPage.com - data is gathered from book records in libraries around the world via the Z39.50 protocol. The interface combines library records with Amazon data. Libraries411.com – library mapping and locator system.
  39. 39. Mashup - Integrating Amazon.com customer reviews and book editorials into the online card catalogue http://nell.boulder.lib.co.us.books.u.orch8.net/search
  40. 40. Library 2.0 Mashups http://www.libraries411.com/
  41. 41. Library 2.0 Mashups Allen County Public Library - a mashup of book covers and information for newly catalogued books - http://blog.acpl.lib.in.us/amzamash/book_wall.php
  42. 42. Library 2.0 Mashups http://libraryblogs.suprglu.com/
  43. 43. Library 2.0 Outside the Library LibraryThing - catalogue your books online http://www.librarything.com/ Link
  44. 44. Librarian 2.0 The Guru of the Information Age! Understands the power of the Web 2.0 opportunities Learns the major tools of Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 and tries to innovate Is device independent and uses and delivers to everything from laptops to Smartphones to PDAs to iPods Acknowledgment: Stephen Abram
  45. 45. Librarian 2.0 Doesn’t shy away from non-traditional cataloguing and classification Chooses tagging, folksonomies and user- driven content descriptions where appropriate. Embraces non-textual information and the power of pictures, moving images, sight and sound Acknowledgment: Stephen Abram
  46. 46. Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 References • The Best Web 2.0 Software of 2006 http://web2.wsj2.com/the_best_web_20_software_of_2006.htm • Web 2.0 and Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software by Michael Stephens • Learning 2.0 - online self-discovery program that encourages the exploration of web 2.0 tools and new technologies http://plcmclearning.blogspot.com/ • Library 2.0 Reading List http://www.squidoo.com/library20 • TechCrunch http://www.techcrunch.com
  47. 47. Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 References • The Long Tail by Chris Anderson http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/12.10/tail.html • Rhonda Gonzales, Dean, CSU-Pueblo Library http://rhondagonzales.wordpress.com/2006/10/31/the-long-tail-in-action/ • Five Weeks to a Social Library http://www.sociallibraries.com/course/ • SirsiDynix Institute (ongoing forum for professional development in the library community) http://www.sirsidynixinstitute.com/index.php • Go2Web20.net - The complete Web 2.0 directory http://www.go2web20.net/
  48. 48. Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 Acknowledgments • Jenny Levine, American Library Association, The Shifted Librarian http://www.theshiftedlibrarian.com/ • Heyam El.Hayek, Library Services Coordinator (LSC) Qattan Centre for the Child, Gaza http://arablibrarian.wordpress.com/ • Michael Stephens, Dominican University GSLIS www.tametheweb.com • David King, Digital Branch & Services Manager, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library http://www.davidleeking.com • Stephen Abram, MLS, SirsiDynix Vice-President of Innovation http://stephenslighthouse.sirsi.com/
  49. 49. The End… Library2.0 …or just the Beginning?