Web 2.0 for libraries <ul><li>Wikis ,  Blogs ,  RSS  Photo sharing ,  Podcasts , Tagging,  Social bookmarking   Video shar...
What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>The Social web </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Social software </li></ul><u...
Easy to use… <ul><li>Easy to upload content </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to create (no HTML knowledge) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to...
You might know… <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li>...
Wikis <ul><li>A website allowing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li>...
Wikipedia
Wikipedia vs Britannica  <ul><li>Typifies old vs new </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid updates vs scheduled editions </li></ul><ul><...
Information Science Wiki
Book reviews wiki
Blogs <ul><li>Easy web-site creation – no HTML needed </li></ul><ul><li>Online journal  </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective comme...
Information services blog
Information literacy blog
RSS <ul><li>Really simple syndication </li></ul><ul><li>View new content from favourite websites </li></ul><ul><li>Share n...
Photo sharing <ul><li>Flickr, Photobucket, Yotophoto, Picassa </li></ul><ul><li>Create, upload, share </li></ul><ul><li>Ep...
Photosharing <ul><li>Web-based </li></ul><ul><li>User comments </li></ul><ul><li>Visual blog </li></ul><ul><li>Uses includ...
Build up your online album
Organising - Tagging <ul><li>Common to  all applications </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for searching </li></ul><ul><li>A basic ...
Podcasting <ul><li>Audio file + RSS = Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Video file + RSS + Vodcast </li></ul><ul><li>Upload to iTu...
Social bookmarking <ul><li>Bring favourites list to the web </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange by topic </li></ul><ul><li>Share wit...
RSC SE’s bookmarks rscselinks Regularly  Updated , Curriculum  topics 50+  Subscribers RSS feed Fortnightly  Email to 300+
Video Sharing <ul><li>YouTube, Teachertube </li></ul><ul><li>Host video clips online  </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the strain ...
Social networks – more than my space <ul><li>The quest for the perfect e-Portfolio? </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook, MySpace, B...
It’s a Ning thing <ul><li>To contextualise the social web </li></ul><ul><li>To wrap up the various tools </li></ul><ul><li...
Virtual worlds <ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplayer online ‘game’ </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for </li></ul><...
Drawbacks <ul><li>College firewalls </li></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth issues for streaming media </li></ul><ul><li>PC specificat...
But… <ul><li>Can share information very easily </li></ul><ul><li>Engages with library users </li></ul><ul><li>Attract stay...
Socially speaking <ul><li>Look out for the RSC South East on your web travels in </li></ul><ul><li>If you like what you fi...
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    1. 1. Web 2.0 for libraries <ul><li>Wikis , Blogs , RSS Photo sharing , Podcasts , Tagging, Social bookmarking Video sharing virtual worlds </li></ul>
    2. 2. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>The Social web </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Social software </li></ul><ul><li>Shared resources </li></ul><ul><li>User communities </li></ul><ul><li>From desktop to web-based tools </li></ul><ul><li>Personalised space </li></ul><ul><li>A natural progression of the web? </li></ul><ul><li>Applications for library? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Easy to use… <ul><li>Easy to upload content </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to create (no HTML knowledge) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to share </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to find – it finds you (RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy metadata (tagging) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>… .easy!... for your learners at least! </li></ul>
    4. 4. You might know… <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Librarything </li></ul><ul><li>De.licio.us </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Teachertube </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul>
    5. 5. Wikis <ul><li>A website allowing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul>
    6. 6. Wikipedia
    7. 7. Wikipedia vs Britannica <ul><li>Typifies old vs new </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid updates vs scheduled editions </li></ul><ul><li>Many to many vs One to many </li></ul><ul><li>Currency vs authority? </li></ul><ul><li>Popular vs academic? </li></ul><ul><li>Room for both sources, apply info skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate, question, compare </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Information Science Wiki
    9. 9. Book reviews wiki
    10. 10. Blogs <ul><li>Easy web-site creation – no HTML needed </li></ul><ul><li>Online journal </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective comments </li></ul><ul><li>Reader comments </li></ul><ul><li>Closed or open to all </li></ul><ul><li>Individual, organisational or themed? </li></ul>
    11. 11. Information services blog
    12. 12. Information literacy blog
    13. 13. RSS <ul><li>Really simple syndication </li></ul><ul><li>View new content from favourite websites </li></ul><ul><li>Share new content from your website </li></ul><ul><li>One click to headlines from all sites </li></ul><ul><li>The info comes to you – via a reader </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically updated </li></ul>
    14. 14. Photo sharing <ul><li>Flickr, Photobucket, Yotophoto, Picassa </li></ul><ul><li>Create, upload, share </li></ul><ul><li>Epitomises social web </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr as image engine </li></ul>
    15. 15. Photosharing <ul><li>Web-based </li></ul><ul><li>User comments </li></ul><ul><li>Visual blog </li></ul><ul><li>Uses include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library newbuild project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library tour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject collections </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Build up your online album
    17. 17. Organising - Tagging <ul><li>Common to all applications </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for searching </li></ul><ul><li>A basic metadata - folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>A basic repository of info / images etc </li></ul><ul><li>Has limitations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes only single words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inconsistencies, lacking standards </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Podcasting <ul><li>Audio file + RSS = Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Video file + RSS + Vodcast </li></ul><ul><li>Upload to iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Use for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>library tours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Skills / Revision notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-paced </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Social bookmarking <ul><li>Bring favourites list to the web </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange by topic </li></ul><ul><li>Share with users </li></ul><ul><li>Easy reference and retrieval </li></ul><ul><li>Embed into subject pages on VLE or blog </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the tagging! </li></ul>
    20. 20. RSC SE’s bookmarks rscselinks Regularly Updated , Curriculum topics 50+ Subscribers RSS feed Fortnightly Email to 300+
    21. 21. Video Sharing <ul><li>YouTube, Teachertube </li></ul><ul><li>Host video clips online </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the strain on college network </li></ul><ul><li>Create, upload, share </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library inductions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students’ work (eportfolio?) </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Social networks – more than my space <ul><li>The quest for the perfect e-Portfolio? </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Social networks tick many of the boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Wraps up </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis for collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication – with peers & tutors </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. It’s a Ning thing <ul><li>To contextualise the social web </li></ul><ul><li>To wrap up the various tools </li></ul><ul><li>To appreciate the environment students communicate through </li></ul><ul><li>Please take a look at social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Here’s one I prepared earlier </li></ul><ul><li>http://library20.ning.com/group/rscselibrary </li></ul><ul><li>(Free Membership required – see you there </li></ul>
    24. 24. Virtual worlds <ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplayer online ‘game’ </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student enrichment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Established library presence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See infoisland.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teachers using Moodle & SL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See Sloodle.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul><ul><li>A Dalek in a library?! </li></ul>
    25. 25. Drawbacks <ul><li>College firewalls </li></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth issues for streaming media </li></ul><ul><li>PC specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Duty of care for young learners </li></ul><ul><li>More educational focus </li></ul><ul><li>Culture change </li></ul><ul><li>Social network fatigue? </li></ul><ul><li>Time! </li></ul>
    26. 26. But… <ul><li>Can share information very easily </li></ul><ul><li>Engages with library users </li></ul><ul><li>Attract stay away students </li></ul><ul><li>Forward looking </li></ul><ul><li>Can reinvigorate existing services </li></ul><ul><li>Its fun </li></ul><ul><li>Forget the terminology – look at developing your services making use of appropriate tools </li></ul><ul><li>Oh, and watch out for Web 3.0! </li></ul>
    27. 27. Socially speaking <ul><li>Look out for the RSC South East on your web travels in </li></ul><ul><li>If you like what you find, share it. Better still try your own </li></ul>

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