Library 2.0 Gillian Wood / Graham Spooner NSW Health & The College of Nursing
What is L2.0? <ul><li>Based on “next iteration” of the web </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive with clients </li></ul><ul><li>So...
 
Examples <ul><li>Amazon.com </li></ul><ul><li>Personalised Google </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Now! </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia <...
But  … <ul><li>I don’t have time to do my job already </li></ul><ul><li>Isn’t it just a fad, like KM? </li></ul><ul><li>IT...
Why? <ul><li>Improve user experience of the library </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost, low effort, high profile </li></ul><ul><li...
Today <ul><li>Not going to address all arguments </li></ul><ul><li>It is a tool </li></ul><ul><li>We can use it to our adv...
Technologies <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>IM </li></ul><ul><li>Mashups / ...
 
Real-time blogging? <ul><li>Comment sheets circulating </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 is   all   about   the social aspects of ...
 
 
Aka “Rich Site Summary”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
But … <ul><li>I don’t have time to do my job already </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there something you can stop doing? </li></u...
Where to from here? <ul><li>Try the technology for yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Try one RSS feed, write a blog, or upload so...
Where to from here? <ul><li>Don’t just jump on the bandwagon </li></ul><ul><li>Get a fit to your library and clients </li>...
Resources <ul><li>Look at Library 2.0 in Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Blogroll at  http://www.bloglines.com/public/hlis2-0 ...
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L2.0 for health librarians

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Presentation by Gillian Wood and Graham Spooner to InfoRx in February 2007 of L2.0 concepts that may be useful to health librarians

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L2.0 for health librarians

  1. 1. Library 2.0 Gillian Wood / Graham Spooner NSW Health & The College of Nursing
  2. 2. What is L2.0? <ul><li>Based on “next iteration” of the web </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive with clients </li></ul><ul><li>Social software </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent beta </li></ul><ul><li>User-driven </li></ul><ul><li>Often based around free-software </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t seek permission, seek forgiveness (but be careful) </li></ul>
  3. 4. Examples <ul><li>Amazon.com </li></ul><ul><li>Personalised Google </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Now! </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul>
  4. 5. But … <ul><li>I don’t have time to do my job already </li></ul><ul><li>Isn’t it just a fad, like KM? </li></ul><ul><li>IT won’t support it </li></ul><ul><li>Firewall issues </li></ul><ul><li>Internet access issues </li></ul><ul><li>No need for one </li></ul>
  5. 6. Why? <ul><li>Improve user experience of the library </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost, low effort, high profile </li></ul><ul><li>More control and customisation for the user </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing library to meet clients’ expectation of the web </li></ul>
  6. 7. Today <ul><li>Not going to address all arguments </li></ul><ul><li>It is a tool </li></ul><ul><li>We can use it to our advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Explore examples that we’ve used or tried </li></ul><ul><li>Give you an idea of what you might be able to do </li></ul>
  7. 8. Technologies <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>IM </li></ul><ul><li>Mashups / widgets </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul>
  8. 10. Real-time blogging? <ul><li>Comment sheets circulating </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 is all about the social aspects of the web (eg MySpace, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Content can be created by all </li></ul>
  9. 13. Aka “Rich Site Summary”
  10. 35. But … <ul><li>I don’t have time to do my job already </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there something you can stop doing? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Isn’t it just a fad, like KM? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Possibly, but there are good elements to it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IT won’t support it </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go around them – ask for forgiveness later </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Firewall issues </li></ul><ul><li>Internet access issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some things can’t be solved! Go around them. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 36. Where to from here? <ul><li>Try the technology for yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Try one RSS feed, write a blog, or upload some photos </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for suggestions and help </li></ul><ul><li>Not every technology is for everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Some things will be impossible in some IT environments </li></ul><ul><li>Need to be useful for our clients (and us) </li></ul>
  12. 37. Where to from here? <ul><li>Don’t just jump on the bandwagon </li></ul><ul><li>Get a fit to your library and clients </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to try something new </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun! </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss at http:// hlis.wordpress.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss with colleagues – form a network? </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas, ask questions </li></ul>
  13. 38. Resources <ul><li>Look at Library 2.0 in Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Blogroll at http://www.bloglines.com/public/hlis2-0 </li></ul>

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