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School Library 2.0


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IASL 2009 38th Annual Conference
Abano Terme (Padua), Italy, 2 - 4 September 2009

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School Library 2.0

  1. 1. Carlos Pinheiro, Fevereiro de 2009 School Library 2.0 IASL 2009 38th Annual Conference Abano Terme (Padua), Italy, 2 - 4 September 2009 Carlos Pinheiro, Portugal
  2. 2. New Wa ys of lear ning
  3. 3. <ul><li>Different media lead to… </li></ul><ul><li>… different skills </li></ul>
  4. 5. Multi-Tasking Listening to favorite music Doing homework Calling a friend Surfing the web and using MSN
  5. 6. Why do we School libraries? need still
  6. 7. innovative user-centered dynamic School library
  7. 8. Web 2.0 Web 2.0 provides tools to «get inside the heads of people who are using these new environments for social interaction» (Kukulska-Hulme, 2006)
  8. 9. Web 2.0+Library = Library 2.0
  9. 10. For books Web 2.0 tools for libraries Social cataloging
  10. 11. For music Web 2.0 tools for libraries Social cataloging Rate Your Music
  11. 12. For movies Web 2.0 tools for libraries Social cataloging
  12. 13. For academic publications Web 2.0 tools for libraries Social cataloging
  13. 14. For computer and video games Web 2.0 tools for libraries Social cataloging
  14. 15. Social OPAC* *Online Public Access Catalog Web 2.0 tools for libraries
  15. 16. Communicate Web 2.0 tools for libraries
  16. 17. Organize Web 2.0 tools for libraries
  17. 18. Share Web 2.0 tools for libraries
  18. 19. Rating Web 2.0 tools for libraries
  19. 20. Social Networks Web 2.0 tools for libraries
  20. 21. <ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use, easy to stay updated </li></ul><ul><li>Complement of library web page </li></ul>Blogs
  21. 22. <ul><li>We use it for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for curriculum, literacy and reading. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage students to write. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide resources to students and teachers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide news and announcements. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Present collections of links for specific topics. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply lists of new acquisitions, reading lists and book reviews. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate access to podcasts, slideshows and videos. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Platform of social bookmarking. </li></ul></ul>Blogs
  22. 23. <ul><li>http:// </li></ul>Blogs
  23. 24. <ul><li>Can be used to teach citizenship in the online world being a starting point for discussions about web research, copyright, illegal downloads… </li></ul><ul><li>We also provide resources on information literacy, advertise library collections and services, share pictures/music/videos/virtual exhibitions and we use commenting feature to ask students to suggest books and videos for the collection. </li></ul>Social network sites
  24. 25. <ul><li>RSS feeds provide libraries a way to syndicate and republish content on the Web. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used to republish content from other sites or blogs on the library sites or blogs, or to delivery information to the users, new items in a collection, new services, and new content. </li></ul>RSS Feeds
  25. 26. <ul><li>Allows real-time interaction through a computer using text. </li></ul><ul><li>Why to use Instant Messaging (IM) in the SL? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students love it (MSN is the most popular tool in the school computers); </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It's free! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to use. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students may access the library remotely (in our school students use it as an online helpdesk). </li></ul></ul>Instant messaging
  26. 27. <ul><li>Easy to use. </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can make changes. </li></ul><ul><li>Free and open source. </li></ul><ul><li>Very useful for group working. </li></ul><ul><li>We use wikis for many different purposes: library and information skills tutorials, reading lists, book reviews… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Wikis
  27. 28. Tagging and social bookmarking
  28. 29. Tagging and social bookmarking The act of tagging is done by the person consuming the information. ' VanderWal, 2005, blog entry.
  29. 30. Tagging and social bookmarking
  30. 31. Social cataloging
  31. 32. Social cataloging
  32. 33. Social cataloging
  33. 34. Getting started <ul><li>You must have a plan! </li></ul><ul><li>How will this improve library services? Will pupils use it? </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the functionality, not the tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t do it alone: Involve library staff and ICT teachers and even pupils. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy it. Web 2.0 is fun! </li></ul><ul><li>Offer trainings for staff and pupils. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to make mistakes. </li></ul>
  34. 35. <ul><li>Library 2.0 is not just about technology. We must remember that while technology can be a tool to better serve our users, it is not the final answer to all of our problems. (M. Casey) </li></ul>
  35. 36. It is not a new technology, but a new attitude
  36. 37. Library 2.0 it's all of us
  37. 38. Thank you [email_address]