WRL Presentation 2007: Library 2 Point Oh Boy

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  • WRL Presentation 2007: Library 2 Point Oh Boy

    1. 1. Karen G. Schneider College Center for Library Automation Tallahassee, Florida Two Point Oh Boy!
    2. 2. <ul><li>Classic 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>2.0 Best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Nouveau 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Dubious 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Wrap-up thoughts </li></ul>Today's Topics
    3. 3. User-centered Focus on books and reading Aware of your communit(ies) Link Your Strategic Plan
    4. 4. <ul><li>We wait for you, you come to us </li></ul><ul><li>Tools serve the organization, not the user </li></ul><ul><li>Information runs in one direction </li></ul><ul><li>We decide what’s important </li></ul><ul><li>Impersonal, “eat your vegetables” sensibility </li></ul>1.0 Concepts
    5. 5. One take on 2.0
    6. 6. <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Crowdsourcing </li></ul><ul><li>Hive mind </li></ul><ul><li>Mashups </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>The human voice </li></ul>Key 2.0 Concepts
    7. 7. Classic 2.0
    8. 8. <ul><li>User evangelists </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian embeds </li></ul><ul><li>Ministers of propaganda </li></ul><ul><li>Usability hobbyists </li></ul>2.0 Troop Strength
    9. 10. <ul><li>Here today, gone tomorrow (some survive) </li></ul><ul><li>Immensely pleasurable in the here-and-now </li></ul><ul><li>Worth it for the experience </li></ul>2.0 Tools are like best-sellers
    10. 11. <ul><li>There is no “one” spot people hang out </li></ul><ul><li>Many people don’t use social networking at all </li></ul><ul><li>Many people use some networks some of the time </li></ul><ul><li>People are fickle and the environment is evolving </li></ul>Social Networking Realities
    11. 12. Two-point-oh-boy-oh-boy! Link Link Blogs
    12. 13. <ul><li>RSS: oxygen for blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Should mean Really Simple Subscriptions!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay current on your favorite blogs, news sites, and much more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free RSS readers: Bloglines, Google Reader, Yahoo </li></ul>Link Really Simple Syndication
    13. 14. Link Social Bookmarks
    14. 15. Link Chat Reference
    15. 16. Link Micro-blogging
    16. 17. Link Podcasts and Video <ul><li>Link </li></ul>
    17. 18. <ul><li>Some good examples in the long form </li></ul><ul><li>No breakthrough “J Lo” short video </li></ul><ul><li>QandaNJ has a good short video </li></ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul>Video
    18. 19. <ul><li>LibraryThing </li></ul><ul><li>Delicious </li></ul><ul><li>PennTags </li></ul>Tagging
    19. 20. Link Flickr
    20. 21. <ul><li>Pick the approach that matches your mission </li></ul><ul><li>Go where your users are </li></ul><ul><li>Get to know your users </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easy to engage </li></ul><ul><li>Play with everything… but select strategically </li></ul>2.0 Best Practices
    21. 22. Link Make it easy
    22. 23. One click to find One click to get
    23. 24. Link Troll Networks
    24. 25. Link Study your followers
    25. 26. Watch your stats
    26. 27. Link Pew Internet and American Life
    27. 28. <ul><li>Explore your blog’s visitors </li></ul><ul><li>Follow your stats </li></ul><ul><li>Track your social bookmarks </li></ul>Get to know your users
    28. 29. <ul><li>Read outside library science </li></ul><ul><li>Play with new stuff just for fun </li></ul><ul><li>Find a tool you like and get to know it thoroughly </li></ul>More suggestions
    29. 30. Mo' 2.0
    30. 31. <ul><li>Find five technologies that match your mission, skill sets, and tools </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on three </li></ul><ul><li>Implement one wholeheartedly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It can be a pilot/short series! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Explore if an old service can be given up in order to provide a new service (1 – 1 = 0) </li></ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul>5-3-1
    31. 32. <ul><li>Measure </li></ul><ul><li>Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Assess </li></ul><ul><li>Correct </li></ul>Measurement
    32. 33. Catalog 2.0
    33. 34. Editions
    34. 35. Working lists
    35. 36. Review/rate
    36. 37. Persistent links
    37. 38. WorldCat
    38. 39. Best bets
    39. 40. Link Librarything
    40. 41. Link Librarything for Libraries
    41. 42. Three nouveau 2.0 sites…
    42. 43. Link Wikis
    43. 44. Link LinkedIn
    44. 45. Link Dopplr
    45. 46. <ul><li>Penntags Link </li></ul><ul><li>AADL’s “post-library” page Link </li></ul><ul><li>Library Facebook/MySpace pages “just because” </li></ul><ul><li>Library YouTube videos over 59 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Gaming without a purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul>Two point hmmm...
    46. 47. Gaming
    47. 48. Link I’m not having fun Second Life
    48. 49. <ul><li>Fits your mission </li></ul><ul><li>Fits your users </li></ul><ul><li>Fits your style </li></ul>Your 2.0 Groove
    49. 50. <ul><li>Karen G. Schneider </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http:// freerangelibrarian.com </li></ul>Questions?

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