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    1. 1. Web 2.0: Redefining Your Library Beaver Regional Group April 19, 2007 Presented by Beth Shenefiel
    2. 2. Why Web 2.0 <ul><li>“…libraries evolve as our users' information culture evolves…” * </li></ul><ul><li>We’re the information experts! </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy/Marketing (Branding) </li></ul>* April 12, 2007 blog posting by Laura Cohen, from her blog, Library 2.0, an Academic’s perspective. [http://liblogs.albany.edu/library20/]
    3. 3. Where We’ve Been <ul><li>OPACs and Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Library Webpages </li></ul><ul><li>Library Automation </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail/Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Search Engines </li></ul>
    4. 4. What is Web 2.0 <ul><li>Phrase coined by O’Reilly Media in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>“ refers to a perceived second generation of web-based services—such as social networking sites, wikis, communication tools, and folksonomies—that emphasize online collaboration and sharing among users” * </li></ul><ul><li>AKA the “read/write web” </li></ul><ul><li>* &quot;Web 2.0.&quot; Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . 18 Mar 2007, 09:03 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 18 Mar 2007 < http:// en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title =Web_2.0&oldid=115980154 >. </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web 2.0 is Us/ ing Us </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 technologies are transforming the way people use the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Our patrons are no longer just reading the Web, they are creating, contributing, and collaborating. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Web 2.0: Talk the Talk <ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Gaming </li></ul><ul><li>del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul>
    7. 7. Getting Started <ul><li>Most Web 2.0 technologies are free, but require registration </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Username/ Password </li></ul>
    8. 8. Blogs <ul><li>Short for weblog </li></ul><ul><li>An online journal with entries posted in reverse chronological order (newer entries first) </li></ul><ul><li>Readers can post comments to respond to the blogger’s entry </li></ul><ul><li>A new blog is created every second!* </li></ul>* “Tech Tools for learning,” Access Learning. Jan. 2006. www.ciconline.org/accesslearning (April 8, 2007.)
    9. 9. Blogs: Talk the Talk <ul><li>Vlog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a video blog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blurker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a person who reads a blog regularly, but does not post comments. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogosphere </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a term that encompasses all blogs as a community or social network. 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1. &quot;Blogosphere.&quot; Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . 14 Apr 2007, 21:06 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 15 Apr 2007 < http:// en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title = Blogosphere&oldid =122834054 >. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Library Blogs <ul><li>AASL Weblog </li></ul><ul><li>ALA Tech Source </li></ul><ul><li>Hey Jude </li></ul><ul><li>The Shifted Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Library Grants </li></ul><ul><li>Library Weblogs - Includes links to library blogs around the world </li></ul>
    11. 11. Podcasting <ul><li>A podcast is a similar to a radio or television broadcast. </li></ul><ul><li>Available through the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Sound or video </li></ul><ul><li>Portable </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe or Stream </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting involves creating content, producing the podcast, and then making the podcast available to an audience.  </li></ul>
    12. 12. Podcasting in the Library <ul><li>Dowling College Library Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Fairfield University </li></ul><ul><li>Sunnyvale Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Isenglass Award- Hopkinton HS </li></ul><ul><li>VBB Booktalks -to-Go </li></ul>
    13. 13. Wikis <ul><li>From the Hawaiian word “wiki” which means “quick.” </li></ul><ul><li>Build/edit a website with no programming or HTML. </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can edit the content and edits are instantly visible. Many authors determine the structure and content. </li></ul><ul><li>Can include internal and external hyperlinks, sound, movies and graphics. </li></ul><ul><li>Asynchronous communication and community collaboration. </li></ul><ul><li>Must be monitored </li></ul>
    14. 14. Wikis: Article
    15. 15. Wikis: Discussion
    16. 16. Wikis: Edit (really…you’re allowed…)
    17. 17. Editing Wikis <ul><li>Review policy and conventions </li></ul><ul><li>Start editing </li></ul><ul><li>Type your changes </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize your changes </li></ul><ul><li>Preview before saving </li></ul><ul><li>Save changes </li></ul><ul><li>From “Help:Editing,” Wikimedia Meta Wiki. 2007. [http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Help:Editing&action=history] </li></ul>
    18. 18. Wikis: History
    19. 19. Library Wikis <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>AASL Learning Standards wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Library Success Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Beaver Regional Group Wiki </li></ul>
    20. 20. Aggregators <ul><li>“ An aggregator or news aggregator or feed reader is a client software that uses web feed to retrieve syndicated web content such as blogs, podcasts, vlogs, and mainstream mass media websites...” 1 </li></ul><ul><li>1 &quot;Aggregator.&quot; Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . 14 Apr 2007, 18:45 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 15 Apr 2007 < http:// en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title = Aggregator&oldid =122803179 >. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Aggregators <ul><li>Bloglines - “Online service for searching, subscribing, creating and sharing news feeds, blogs and rich web content.” </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader- Free to use with a Gmail account. </li></ul>
    22. 22. RSS Feeds <ul><li>RSS stands for Rich Site Summary or Real Simple Syndication </li></ul><ul><li>Readers &quot;subscribe&quot; to the content using so they don’t have to visit the site itself to get the information they want. </li></ul><ul><li>To view the information you use an “aggregator.” The aggregator checks the sites you subscribe to, and it sends the new content to a folder so that you can read it when you want. </li></ul>
    23. 23. Subscribing to an RSS Feed: 1. Choose the feed Click on the RSS button
    24. 24. Subscribing to an RSS Feed: 2. Copy the URL Copy this URL Ignore all this!
    25. 25. Subscribing to a Feed: 3. Open your Aggregator Click “Add”
    26. 26. Subscribing to an RSS Feed 4. Paste URL Paste the URL and Click “Subscribe”
    27. 27. Subscribing to an RSS Feed: 5. Choose options and subscribe Click “Subscribe”
    28. 28. Folksonomy and Tags <ul><li>Folksonomy- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a user generated taxonomy used to categorize and retrieve Web pages, photographs, Web links and other web content using open ended labels called tags. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tags- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a (relevant) keyword or term associated with or assigned to a piece of information (like picture, article, or video clip), thus describing the item and enabling keyword-based classification of information it is applied to. </li></ul></ul>
    29. 29. Tagging <ul><li>Users to create subject headings </li></ul><ul><li>Makes lateral searching easier. </li></ul><ul><li>Users can follow both standardized and user-tagged subjects; whichever makes most sense to them. </li></ul>
    30. 30. Tags
    31. 31. Tags
    32. 32. del.icio.us <ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Store your bookmarks online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use tags to organize your bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View the book marks of others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A collection of favorite sites </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible from any computer with internet access </li></ul><ul><li>No folders </li></ul>
    33. 33. Social Networking <ul><li>Websites created for the purpose of interacting with others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional networking? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LibraryThing.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revish.com </li></ul></ul>
    34. 34. MySpace and Libraries <ul><li>AnnArbor District Library </li></ul><ul><li>Hennepin County Library </li></ul><ul><li>Denver Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>YALSA </li></ul>
    35. 35. MySpace and Authors <ul><li>Rachel Cohn </li></ul><ul><li>Julie Anne Peters </li></ul><ul><li>Meg Cabot </li></ul><ul><li>K. L. Going </li></ul>
    36. 36. Creative Commons Want to Share?
    37. 37. Creative Commons Licenses <ul><li>Attribution </li></ul><ul><li>Non commercial </li></ul><ul><li>No Derivative works </li></ul><ul><li>Share Alike </li></ul>
    38. 38. Web 2.0: Safety and Privacy <ul><li>Does What Happens In Facebook Stay in Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Cyberbullying </li></ul>
    39. 39. Redefining the Library or Library 2.0 <ul><li>It is user-centered. </li></ul><ul><li>It provides a multi-media experience. </li></ul><ul><li>It is socially rich . </li></ul><ul><li>It is communally innovative. </li></ul>
    40. 40. Ann Arbor District Library “ Incorporating such tools as blogs and RSS feeds, AADL's Web portal also recently garnered accolades from the Library Administration and Management Association ( LAMA ) in its 2006 Best of Show competition .”
    41. 41. Moving toward Library 2.0 <ul><li>Email reference/Q&A pages </li></ul><ul><li>Text-based tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Email mailing lists, webmasters </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled classification schemes </li></ul><ul><li>OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>Catalog of largely reliable print and electronic holdings </li></ul><ul><li>Chat reference </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming media tutorials with interactive databases </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs, wikis, RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging coupled with controlled schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized social network interface </li></ul><ul><li>Catalog of reliable and suspect holdings, web-pages, blogs, wikis, etc. </li></ul>
    42. 42. 23 Things <ul><li>This activity was created by the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County </li></ul><ul><li>Learning 2.0 Blog includes 23 things that you can do on the web to explore and expand your knowledge of the Internet and Web 2.0. </li></ul><ul><li>Library staff were encouraged to complete all 23 items in order to receive a free USB/MP3 player. </li></ul>
    43. 43. Next Steps <ul><li>Are you sold? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you curious? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join Wikispaces and contribute to the Beaver Regional Group wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe to a blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete the 23 things </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revisit these topics and learn something new! </li></ul></ul>
    44. 44. Questions/Final Thoughts <ul><li>Remember…. Web 2.0 is about: </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul>