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National Seminar on
Networking of Library and Information Centres of North East India in Digital Environment (NLICDE-2011)
(21-23 March 2011)
National Library, Kolkata
Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India
Organized by
Central Library, National Institute of Technology Silchar

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  1. 1. <ul><li>Anurag Singh, </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor in Business Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Nirnimesh Pandiya, </li></ul><ul><li>Student MLISC, 2 nd Sem </li></ul><ul><li>Assam University, Silchar. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Significant rise in social network web site and online applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Such applications vary greatly in web sites, but one thing is common – online collaboration. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Library are taking the advantage of Web 2.0 technologies and are implementing them in the different services to meet the expectations of new generation of users. </li></ul><ul><li>The marriage of web 2.0 with library create a new buzz word ‘Libraries 2.0’. </li></ul><ul><li>It is continually updated by using. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The changing nature of business has necessitated the transformations in internet technologies. It is also called warm web because of it’s interactivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Outcomes- Blogs, streaming media </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Synchronous Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Content Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Publishing Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative service Platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Applications, Programs and Programming Tools </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Instant Messaging (IM) </li></ul><ul><li>Instant messaging (IM) is a form of real-time direct text-based communication between two or more people using shared clients. </li></ul><ul><li>Most IM programs provide instant messages, chat, web links, video, images, sounds, files, talk. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, is an XML-based format that makes it possible to stay abreast of constantly changing information available from a wide variety of Web sites without actually having to visit any of them. </li></ul><ul><li>Using an RSS reader or aggregator, one can subscribe to RSS feeds from library-related sources i.e., Web sites </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Streaming Media: </li></ul><ul><li>These are multimedia that are constantly received by user. It will make media rich. </li></ul><ul><li>It will offer stream video for any course material and will acquire legal videos and convert into streaming format. Files will be temporarily used. </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: Multiple usage by students, </li></ul><ul><li>supports VHS format, </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Podcasting: </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting is the process of creating an audio show of some sort available in MP3 </li></ul><ul><li>Means of distributing over internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Users can subscribe for audio content and receive for automatic downloads. </li></ul><ul><li>Several libraries around the world are using podcast to support library orientations programs. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Vodcasting: </li></ul><ul><li>Video podcast (sometimes shortened to vodcast) is a term used for the online delivery of video on demand via Atom or RSS enclosures. </li></ul><ul><li>These can be played on PC, TV, set-top box, media center or mobile multimedia device. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>SMS Enquiry Services </li></ul><ul><li>The SMS service allows library user to SMS queries in an instant using mobile phone. Libraries replies by sending an SMS to mobile. </li></ul><ul><li>The service can be used for quick reference enquiries, like “Is the Library open this weekend?” </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>A blog, short for Web log, is a powerful two-way web-based communication tool where people can enter their thoughts, ideas, suggestions and comments. </li></ul><ul><li>Objective of these blogs are to keep update with the latest developments in the Library, new additions, book reviews, notification about forthcoming events, new resources etc </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki is a piece of server software that allows users to freely create and edit Web page content using any Web browser. It supports hyperlinks and creates crosslink between internal. </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>shares the knowledge, </li></ul><ul><li>brainstorm ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with team on design. </li></ul><ul><li>write down daily information in an easily accessible and modifiable format . </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul><ul><li>A Social network service is web-based software that facilitates creation of virtual social networks for communities of people who share interests and activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians find it a great tool to save money and promote library services and collections. Some academic and public libraries have created MySpace or Facebook pages in an attempt to promote and extend their library services . </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>In general tagging can be defined as the practice of creating and managing labels (or “tags”) that categorize content using simple keywords. </li></ul><ul><li>The best thing about tagging in library is that everyone is allowed to categorize the information the way they want. </li></ul><ul><li>User can participate in cataloging process </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Social Bookmarking Services </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of resources online. In a social bookmarking system, users can save links to web pages that they want to remember. This can be made public or shared privately. </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries can extract little data from user’s account and share on website. </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians can make use in the areas of specialization. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>They includes; </li></ul><ul><li>Mashups </li></ul><ul><li>Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) </li></ul><ul><li>API </li></ul><ul><li>Library Toolbars </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Mashups-A web page that uses and combines data to create new services. </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics- Combination, visualisation and aggregation. </li></ul><ul><li>Main functions- data converter-language translator, </li></ul><ul><li>IM conversation with librarians. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>API- Set of protocols for building software applications, help to develop programs by providing building blocks. </li></ul><ul><li>Beneficiary for users because they guarantee that all programs using a common API will have similar interfaces. This helps to learn new programs. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Library tool bars- Allow users- </li></ul><ul><li>To search library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Get news </li></ul><ul><li>Contact librarians directly </li></ul><ul><li>It offers customized search service and tie new library resources. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Libraries are changing and they have to change to remain information provider. </li></ul><ul><li>It has to reach where the users are, requires broader movement. </li></ul><ul><li>Library 2.0 has created a sea change, philosophy-services. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>After the filling up of questionnaires by students from NIT and AUS, I came to know that the awareness level is very low. It is very important to implement library 2.0 in libraries. </li></ul><ul><li>HOW?? </li></ul><ul><li>Training programs for professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation to the freshman </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Library 2.0-not to replace traditional philosophy but to enhance. </li></ul><ul><li>Time has gone when libraries were engaged in creating content, librarian should enable user. </li></ul><ul><li>Only objective-Access to information from anywhere at anytime. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Abram, Stephen, (2006) . “ 43 Things I (or you) might want to do this year.” Information Outlook, February, p. 38-40 </li></ul><ul><li>Blowers, Helene (2006), “Learning 2.0: 23 things,” Retrieved February 3 2011 from http:// plcmcl2-things.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>Blowers, Helene and Reed, Lori, (2007), “The C’s of our sea change: plans for training staff, from core competencies to Learning 2.0.” Computers in Libraries, p.10-15 </li></ul><ul><li>Blowers, Helene, (2007) “Library 2.0: Transforming the Library through the Web.“Presentation given at the State Library of Victoria retrieved February 3 2011 from http://librarybytes.com /archive /2007_07_01_libtechbytes_archive.html </li></ul><ul><li>Brock, Marylaine, (2007), “Library 2.0 means better service.” Retrieved on February 4 2011 from http://marylaine.com/lib20.html </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>Thank You