Dr. Sarika Sawant, Asst. Professor
SHPT School of Library Science
SNDT Women’s University
(25th November 2011)
One Day National Seminar on
‘Post-Modernisation of Libraries: Challenges and
VPM's Joshi-Bedekar College
Impact of Web 2.0 on Scholarly
Traditional/formal process of
Researchers, who produce scholarly research,
Publishers, who package scholarly research and
create information products,
Libraries, who collect, disseminate, and preserve
scholarly research, and
Users, who translate research into new research
initiatives, government policy, commercial
products, public services, etc.
Electronic meeting systems (EMS)
There are one or several authors that produce
Visitors can add comments
New entries and comments do not substitute
It is possible to subscribe in order to receive news
via email or through RSS readers.
Entries usually include the source of information,
thus validating it.
Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to
organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of
e.g. CiteULike is is a free service for managing and
discovering scholarly references
Reference management software, citation management
software or personal bibliographic management
software is software for scholars and authors to use for
recording and utilising bibliographic citations (references).
Once a citation has been recorded, it can be used time and
again in generating bibliographies, such as lists of
references in scholarly books, articles and essays.
It provides a variety of means for users to
communicate and to share content (papers)
e. g. Academia.edu is a free social
networking website and collaboration tool aimed
at academics and researchers from all fields.
myExperiment makes it easy
to find, use and share scientific workflows and
other Research Objects, and to
Authors can share multimedia presentations,
written documents, and images, etc.
e. g. iTunes
A wiki is a website that allows the creation and
editing of any number of interlinked web
pages via a web browser using a
simplified markup language
arrange for an author, illustrator, storyteller or
poet to visit your library or provide display
materials for any event you wish to host.
Future of Scholarly
No more separate contents and objects that need
to be assembled physically and intellectually, but
complex electronic platforms that allow using both
primary and secondary sources