Emerging Technologies for the 21st Century   Chad Haefele Reference Librarian for Emerging Technologies UNC – Davis Librar...
Outline <ul><li>Background / definitions </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of some current web tools </li></ul><ul><li>3 tiers of...
The social web <ul><li>AKA ‘Web 2.0’ </li></ul><ul><li>Conversational & Participatory </li></ul><ul><li>Built on relations...
RSS <ul><li>Really Simple Syndication </li></ul><ul><li>Content comes to you </li></ul><ul><li>The glue that holds “Web 2....
More in depth… http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =0klgLsSxGsU
Blogs <ul><li>Definition: A regularly updated website, with new entries displayed in reverse chronological order. </li></u...
Wiki <ul><li>Definition: A website which can be edited by a large group, with minimal code involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Fam...
Tagging <ul><li>Adding freeform relevant keywords to an item as metadata. </li></ul><ul><li>Generally not hierarchical </l...
Tag Cloud:
Tagging examples <ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Vista </li></ul><u...
Embedding <ul><li>Customize your data </li></ul><ul><li>Use it somewhere else </li></ul><ul><li>Saves overhead & bandwidth...
3 Tiers of projects <ul><li>Minimal effort </li></ul><ul><li>Build on an existing framework </li></ul><ul><li>Full custom ...
Minimal effort projects <ul><li>Someone else has done all the work </li></ul><ul><li>Exploits connections </li></ul>
Minimal effort example <ul><li>Reference questions via text message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Every cell phone has an e-mail a...
Existing framework examples <ul><li>Wordpress book review blog </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr account </li></ul><ul><li>PBWiki <...
Wordpress book review blog <ul><li>Free blog account: Wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Create logins for students – as ‘Con...
 
 
Flickr account <ul><li>Photo sharing site: Flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress example </li></ul><ul><li>Free...
PBWiki <ul><li>Free hosted wiki: PBwiki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Educator examples </li></ul><ul><li>Password protected </li>...
Facebook Pages <ul><li>‘Pages’ system – official presence </li></ul><ul><li>Example:  Belmont High School Library </li></u...
Del.icio.us link sharing <ul><li>Tag and organize your links </li></ul><ul><li>Library Journal Article  – 9/15/07 </li></u...
Netlibrary audiobooks <ul><li>Included in NCLive databases </li></ul><ul><li>Windows only </li></ul><ul><li>Not compatible...
Meebo IM <ul><li>Free online IM account: Meebo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Guide for libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Embed in your w...
Full custom code examples <ul><li>Full library portal </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle Gadgets:  http:// code.google.com/apis/gad...
Key points: <ul><li>Integrate with a lesson, or make sure it will be otherwise used. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t waste time on...
Bonus examples <ul><li>www.picnik.com  – Photo editor </li></ul><ul><li>www.jumpcut.com  – Video editor </li></ul><ul><li>...
Further Reading & Examples <ul><li>101 Tools & Resources for Authentic Learning Devices:  http://frontierlict.wikispaces.c...
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  1. 1. Emerging Technologies for the 21st Century Chad Haefele Reference Librarian for Emerging Technologies UNC – Davis Library [email_address] PPT: www.hiddenpeanuts.com/share/EmergingTech.ppt Slideshare: http://tinyurl.com/6hm5uw
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Background / definitions </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of some current web tools </li></ul><ul><li>3 tiers of tech projects </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. The social web <ul><li>AKA ‘Web 2.0’ </li></ul><ul><li>Conversational & Participatory </li></ul><ul><li>Built on relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook, Flickr, blogs, etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. RSS <ul><li>Really Simple Syndication </li></ul><ul><li>Content comes to you </li></ul><ul><li>The glue that holds “Web 2.0” together </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll need a reader – Google Reader </li></ul>
  5. 5. More in depth… http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =0klgLsSxGsU
  6. 6. Blogs <ul><li>Definition: A regularly updated website, with new entries displayed in reverse chronological order. </li></ul><ul><li>An RSS feed is strongly recommended </li></ul><ul><li>blogsearch.google.com </li></ul>
  7. 7. Wiki <ul><li>Definition: A website which can be edited by a large group, with minimal code involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Famous example: Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Another example: LibSuccess </li></ul><ul><li>Class idea: adopt a Wikipedia page </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tagging <ul><li>Adding freeform relevant keywords to an item as metadata. </li></ul><ul><li>Generally not hierarchical </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tag Cloud:
  10. 10. Tagging examples <ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Vista </li></ul><ul><li>Library Thing </li></ul>
  11. 11. Embedding <ul><li>Customize your data </li></ul><ul><li>Use it somewhere else </li></ul><ul><li>Saves overhead & bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes called ‘widgets’ </li></ul><ul><li>Example: http://www.librarything.com/widget </li></ul>
  12. 12. 3 Tiers of projects <ul><li>Minimal effort </li></ul><ul><li>Build on an existing framework </li></ul><ul><li>Full custom built system </li></ul>
  13. 13. Minimal effort projects <ul><li>Someone else has done all the work </li></ul><ul><li>Exploits connections </li></ul>
  14. 14. Minimal effort example <ul><li>Reference questions via text message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Every cell phone has an e-mail address </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Existing framework examples <ul><li>Wordpress book review blog </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr account </li></ul><ul><li>PBWiki </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook Page </li></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us links </li></ul><ul><li>Netlibrary audiobooks </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle gadgets </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo IM </li></ul>
  16. 16. Wordpress book review blog <ul><li>Free blog account: Wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Create logins for students – as ‘Contributor’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You maintain final authority </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Password-protect posts </li></ul>
  17. 19. Flickr account <ul><li>Photo sharing site: Flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress example </li></ul><ul><li>Free accounts - up to 200 photos </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson idea: develop a tag system </li></ul>
  18. 20. PBWiki <ul><li>Free hosted wiki: PBwiki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Educator examples </li></ul><ul><li>Password protected </li></ul>
  19. 21. Facebook Pages <ul><li>‘Pages’ system – official presence </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Belmont High School Library </li></ul><ul><li>Requires time commitment </li></ul>
  20. 22. Del.icio.us link sharing <ul><li>Tag and organize your links </li></ul><ul><li>Library Journal Article – 9/15/07 </li></ul><ul><li>Nashville PL example – linkrolls </li></ul><ul><li>Build subject guides without techie help </li></ul>
  21. 23. Netlibrary audiobooks <ul><li>Included in NCLive databases </li></ul><ul><li>Windows only </li></ul><ul><li>Not compatible with iPods </li></ul>
  22. 24. Meebo IM <ul><li>Free online IM account: Meebo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Guide for libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Embed in your webpage </li></ul><ul><li>More advanced alternative: Libraryh3lp </li></ul>
  23. 25. Full custom code examples <ul><li>Full library portal </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle Gadgets: http:// code.google.com/apis/gadgets/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Browser search plugins: http:// mycroft.mozdev.org / </li></ul>
  24. 26. Key points: <ul><li>Integrate with a lesson, or make sure it will be otherwise used. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t waste time on a tool that will be quickly abandoned </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it updated </li></ul><ul><li>Play! </li></ul>
  25. 27. Bonus examples <ul><li>www.picnik.com – Photo editor </li></ul><ul><li>www.jumpcut.com – Video editor </li></ul><ul><li>docs.google.com / – Online office suite </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net – Share powerpoints </li></ul><ul><li>www.easy-poll.com/ – Embeddable polls </li></ul><ul><li>www.teachertube.com – Youtube for educators </li></ul><ul><li>www.pewinternet.org – Web-related research </li></ul><ul><li>www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp </li></ul>
  26. 28. Further Reading & Examples <ul><li>101 Tools & Resources for Authentic Learning Devices: http://frontierlict.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/101Resourcesver2.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>WebTools4u2use: http://webtools4u2use.wikispaces.com/Webtools4U2Use </li></ul><ul><li>School Library Learning 2.0: http://www.schoollibrarylearning2.blogspot.com </li></ul>
  27. 29. Slides: www.hiddenpeanuts.com/share/EmergingTech.ppt Slideshare: http://tinyurl.com/6hm5uw

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