<ul><li>Who you are </li></ul><ul><li>Where you’re from </li></ul><ul><li>What social media you use for your job </li></ul...
Topics <ul><li>Tagging + RSS = curated web </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion of challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Finding the right ...
<ul><li>Why tag? </li></ul><ul><li>What can we tag? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we tag it? </li></ul><ul><li>What do we do ne...
Activity <ul><li>Set up a delicious account </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark some resources (bookmarklet) </li></ul><ul><li>Use ...
<ul><li>Persuading people to tag is a behaviour change therefore it takes time and effort on an ongoing basis. </li></ul><...
Discussion of challenges <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>IPR </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional constraints </li></ul><ul><li>...
Finding the right voice <ul><li>Why blog? </li></ul><ul><li>What options? </li></ul><ul><li>How blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Wh...
Examples <ul><li>Twitter (search/tweet/display) </li></ul><ul><li>Yammer </li></ul><ul><li>Posterous and tumblr </li></ul>...
Activity <ul><li>Set up tumblr/twitter/posterous/wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Write a post </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark page ...
<ul><li>Don’t agonise, it is not a journal article, it is meant to be quick and informal. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Often most...
Feedback mechanisms <ul><li>Idea sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ideastorm.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://o...
<ul><li>Idea sites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uservoice  https://uservoice.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideascale  http://i...
<ul><li>Set up uservoice, submit questions and vote </li></ul><ul><li>Set up polldaddy poll and vote </li></ul>Activity
<ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Polls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://twitter.polldaddy.com/ </li></ul></ul></...
Quick wins and larger projects <ul><li>Quick wins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple things that one person in a library can do ...
<ul><li>QR codes </li></ul>Quick wins http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/qrcode/2009/03/23/uni-of-bath-library-including-qr-codes-in-...
<ul><li>Skype (or similar) for chat  </li></ul><ul><li>https://www.library.ohiou.edu/ask/skype.html </li></ul><ul><li>http...
<ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.uwinnipeg.ca/about-us/virtual-tour </li></ul>Quick wins
<ul><li>Foursquare </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=280&newsId=763 </li></ul><ul><li>http:/...
<ul><li>Librarything </li></ul><ul><li>http://witcat.wit.ie </li></ul>Quick wins
<ul><li>Getglue </li></ul><ul><li>http://getglue.com/ </li></ul>Quick wins
<ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mannlib.cornell.edu/news/there’s-app-culite-library-app-smart-phones-debuts </...
<ul><li>Mobile </li></ul>Larger projects
<ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>JISC project – Mobile campus assistant </li></ul>Larger projects http://bit.ly/mca-jisc h...
<ul><li>Augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of london  http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/MuseumOfLondon/Resources/ap...
<ul><li>Augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of London </li></ul>Larger projects
<ul><li>Augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>JISC project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walking through time  http://walkingthrough...
<ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.librarypodcasts.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.loc.gov/podca...
<ul><li>Podcast equipment </li></ul><ul><li>A cheap voice recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Free editing software  </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Video examples </li></ul><ul><li>Brown university library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://library.brown.edu/tutorials...
<ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>A cheap video camera </li></ul><ul><li>Imagination </li></ul>Larger projects
<ul><li>Embedding of previous quick wins </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>All sites used in this session are bookmarked at:  http://delicious.com/amcgregor/cilips10 </li></ul><ul><li>Conta...
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    1. 1. <ul><li>Who you are </li></ul><ul><li>Where you’re from </li></ul><ul><li>What social media you use for your job </li></ul><ul><li>Why you’re here </li></ul>Introduction
    2. 2. Topics <ul><li>Tagging + RSS = curated web </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion of challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Finding the right voice </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>Quick wins and larger projects </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Why tag? </li></ul><ul><li>What can we tag? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we tag it? </li></ul><ul><li>What do we do next? </li></ul>Tagging + RSS = curated web
    4. 4. Activity <ul><li>Set up a delicious account </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark some resources (bookmarklet) </li></ul><ul><li>Use the RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Think about a tag scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Set up netvibes (public page) </li></ul><ul><li>Gather relevant content to display </li></ul><ul><li>Other mechanisms e.g. Feed2js </li></ul>Activity
    5. 5. <ul><li>Persuading people to tag is a behaviour change therefore it takes time and effort on an ongoing basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Planning for this is important </li></ul>The kicker
    6. 6. Discussion of challenges <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>IPR </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional constraints </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriateness </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Picking the right places </li></ul>
    7. 7. Finding the right voice <ul><li>Why blog? </li></ul><ul><li>What options? </li></ul><ul><li>How blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Who blogs? </li></ul>
    8. 8. Examples <ul><li>Twitter (search/tweet/display) </li></ul><ul><li>Yammer </li></ul><ul><li>Posterous and tumblr </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress (flexibility, jiscpress, buddypress, archivepress, even a cms and opac http://about.scriblio.net/ http://library.plymouth.edu/ ) </li></ul>
    9. 9. Activity <ul><li>Set up tumblr/twitter/posterous/wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Write a post </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark page on delicious using tag cilips10 </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on someone else’s post </li></ul><ul><li>Use RSS e.g. set up tabbloid </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Don’t agonise, it is not a journal article, it is meant to be quick and informal. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Often most useful are shortest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>However, also room for longer how to guides </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It will take a while to find voice and style </li></ul><ul><li>Only way you’ll get anything out of it is to engage: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write often </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join conversation (comment, reply) </li></ul></ul>Tips
    11. 11. Feedback mechanisms <ul><li>Idea sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ideastorm.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://openaustin.ideascale.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.change.org/ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://stackoverflow.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Embedded polls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.readwriteweb.com/cloud/2010/06/weekly-poll-why-are-open-apis.php </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://lifehacker.com/search/poll/ </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Idea sites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uservoice https://uservoice.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideascale http://ideascale.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slinkset http://slinkset.com/ (my favourite as it is the most customisable and has the most features for free) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poll sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are loads but the one I like is polldaddy: http://polldaddy.com/ </li></ul></ul>Feedback mechanisms
    13. 13. <ul><li>Set up uservoice, submit questions and vote </li></ul><ul><li>Set up polldaddy poll and vote </li></ul>Activity
    14. 14. <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Polls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://twitter.polldaddy.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://twtpoll.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hashtag voting/comments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jiscpress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digress.it - http://digress.it/ a plugin for wordpress </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://candide.nypl.org/text/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://writetoreply.org/jiscstrategyreview/ </li></ul></ul></ul>Other Tips
    15. 15. Quick wins and larger projects <ul><li>Quick wins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple things that one person in a library can do with little effort as an experiment to see if they are useful. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Larger projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects that require more time and effort but are more likely to be widely useful </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>QR codes </li></ul>Quick wins http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/qrcode/2009/03/23/uni-of-bath-library-including-qr-codes-in-catalogue/ http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
    17. 17. <ul><li>Skype (or similar) for chat </li></ul><ul><li>https://www.library.ohiou.edu/ask/skype.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://libraryvoice.com/technology/so-maybe-this-is-why-no-one-uses-our-skype-reference-service </li></ul>Quick wins
    18. 18. <ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.uwinnipeg.ca/about-us/virtual-tour </li></ul>Quick wins
    19. 19. <ul><li>Foursquare </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=280&newsId=763 </li></ul><ul><li>http://foursquare.com/ </li></ul>Quick wins
    20. 20. <ul><li>Librarything </li></ul><ul><li>http://witcat.wit.ie </li></ul>Quick wins
    21. 21. <ul><li>Getglue </li></ul><ul><li>http://getglue.com/ </li></ul>Quick wins
    22. 22. <ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mannlib.cornell.edu/news/there’s-app-culite-library-app-smart-phones-debuts </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/citydesk/2009/02/05/hey-iphoners-download-the-dc-public-library-app/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.questia.com/questialibraryplus </li></ul>Larger projects
    23. 23. <ul><li>Mobile </li></ul>Larger projects
    24. 24. <ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>JISC project – Mobile campus assistant </li></ul>Larger projects http://bit.ly/mca-jisc http://ie-repository.jisc.ac.uk/450/
    25. 25. <ul><li>Augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of london http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/MuseumOfLondon/Resources/app/you-are-here-app/index.html </li></ul>Larger projects
    26. 26. <ul><li>Augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of London </li></ul>Larger projects
    27. 27. <ul><li>Augmented reality </li></ul><ul><li>JISC project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walking through time http://walkingthroughtime.eca.ac.uk/?p=268 </li></ul></ul>Larger projects
    28. 28. <ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.librarypodcasts.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.loc.gov/podcasts/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://libecast.library.cornell.edu/ </li></ul></ul>Larger projects
    29. 29. <ul><li>Podcast equipment </li></ul><ul><li>A cheap voice recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Free editing software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul>Larger projects
    30. 30. <ul><li>Video examples </li></ul><ul><li>Brown university library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://library.brown.edu/tutorials/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How to casts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.howcast.com/search?q=library </li></ul></ul>Larger projects
    31. 31. <ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>A cheap video camera </li></ul><ul><li>Imagination </li></ul>Larger projects
    32. 32. <ul><li>Embedding of previous quick wins </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Persuasion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Takes time money and effort over a long period, never underestimate the amount of time and effort it takes to build a community online </li></ul>Larger projects
    33. 33. <ul><li>All sites used in this session are bookmarked at: http://delicious.com/amcgregor/cilips10 </li></ul><ul><li>Contact details: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/andymcg </li></ul></ul>Links and contact details

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