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Web 2.0 in the library 3rd SLIC FE Conference   Phil Bradley http://www.philb.com
The website <ul><li>Traditional </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the local council/organization </li></ul><ul><li>Run by the tech...
Web 2.0 website
 
 
Perhaps a wiki?
Advantages <ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>No technical requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Easy and quick to update </li...
Bookmarking
Bookmarking 2.0 style
 
Weblogs <ul><li>You have something to say – say it! </li></ul><ul><li>Quick, easy, non technical </li></ul><ul><li>Current...
 
 
RSS <ul><li>Bringing information to the searcher </li></ul><ul><li>We create our own webs of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>W...
 
 
RSS and search
Re-use the data
Provide data in different ways <ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul>
 
 
Flickr
Communication <ul><li>“ Email is for old people” </li></ul><ul><li>Go to where the conversations are taking place </li></u...
Using… <ul><li>Plugoo </li></ul><ul><li>Gabbly  Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo  rooms </li></ul>
 
 
Social networks <ul><li>MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Hi5, Ravalry </li></ul><ul><li>Discussions are taking place there, irresp...
 
 
Create and share search engines <ul><li>Easy and quick to make – 5 minutes or less </li></ul><ul><li>No technical knowledg...
Using: <ul><li>Rollyo </li></ul><ul><li>Google Custom Search Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Eurekster swicki </li></ul><ul><li>...
Combine everything! <ul><li>With RSS and other Web 2.0 resources anything can work with anything else </li></ul><ul><li>Co...
Make Web 2.0 work for you <ul><li>Choose a newsreader like  Google RSS reader  or  Bloglines </li></ul><ul><li>Identify we...
<ul><li>Create search engines for often searched subject areas  </li></ul><ul><li>Copy these into your home page app </li>...
<ul><li>Share content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow access to start page tabs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put your content on...
<ul><li>Involve others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate more widely with Instant Messaging or your own weblog or microblo...
And then… <ul><li>Start a library weblog? </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Flickr group  </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast information <...
And then… <ul><li>Create del.icio.us or FURL accounts and share them </li></ul><ul><li>Create a book reading club using Li...
Or even <ul><li>Create trading cards from Flickr photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Create fun/interesting new posters </li></u...
Expect… <ul><li>“ It can’t be done” </li></ul><ul><li>“ We don’t have the resources” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bandwidth problem...
<ul><li>AND… </li></ul>
Ignore it! Because Web 2 is changing: <ul><li>The way we use the web </li></ul><ul><li>The way we use information </li></u...
<ul><li>FOREVER </li></ul>
Thank you! <ul><li>Website:  http://www.philb.com </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog:  http://www.philbradley.typepad.com   </li></u...
And thanks to: <ul><li>All of the organisations mentioned in this presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Material copyright of the...
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Web2.0 in the library

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Internet consultant, librarian and CILIP ‘Update’ columnist Phil Bradley discusses practical uses for Web 2.0 in your library. Delivered at the SLIC FE Conference in Edinburgh on 28 Nov 2008.

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  1. 1. Web 2.0 in the library 3rd SLIC FE Conference Phil Bradley http://www.philb.com
  2. 2. The website <ul><li>Traditional </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the local council/organization </li></ul><ul><li>Run by the technical department </li></ul><ul><li>Slow to update </li></ul><ul><li>Not interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Dull? </li></ul><ul><li>Boring? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Web 2.0 website
  4. 6. Perhaps a wiki?
  5. 7. Advantages <ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>No technical requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Easy and quick to update </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous updating </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians can do it themselves </li></ul><ul><li>But – no ‘owning’ data </li></ul><ul><li>No management control </li></ul>
  6. 8. Bookmarking
  7. 9. Bookmarking 2.0 style
  8. 11. Weblogs <ul><li>You have something to say – say it! </li></ul><ul><li>Quick, easy, non technical </li></ul><ul><li>Current </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul><ul><li>A site in its own right </li></ul>
  9. 14. RSS <ul><li>Bringing information to the searcher </li></ul><ul><li>We create our own webs of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>We can then push this information out </li></ul>
  10. 17. RSS and search
  11. 18. Re-use the data
  12. 19. Provide data in different ways <ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul>
  13. 22. Flickr
  14. 23. Communication <ul><li>“ Email is for old people” </li></ul><ul><li>Go to where the conversations are taking place </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge is everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Space is becoming an information resource </li></ul>
  15. 24. Using… <ul><li>Plugoo </li></ul><ul><li>Gabbly Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo rooms </li></ul>
  16. 27. Social networks <ul><li>MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Hi5, Ravalry </li></ul><ul><li>Discussions are taking place there, irrespective </li></ul><ul><li>Utilise the resource! </li></ul>
  17. 30. Create and share search engines <ul><li>Easy and quick to make – 5 minutes or less </li></ul><ul><li>No technical knowledge required </li></ul><ul><li>Change them in seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with others </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate! </li></ul>
  18. 31. Using: <ul><li>Rollyo </li></ul><ul><li>Google Custom Search Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Eurekster swicki </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo Search builder </li></ul>
  19. 32. Combine everything! <ul><li>With RSS and other Web 2.0 resources anything can work with anything else </li></ul><ul><li>Content can be changed and manipulated into different formats that you control </li></ul><ul><li>Users can get involved </li></ul><ul><li>Geography doesn’t matter </li></ul><ul><li>Speed is easy </li></ul><ul><li>It’s not technical! </li></ul>
  20. 33. Make Web 2.0 work for you <ul><li>Choose a newsreader like Google RSS reader or Bloglines </li></ul><ul><li>Identify weblogs to read and follow using blog search engines like Technorati </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own home or start page using Pageflakes , Netvibes or iGoogle </li></ul>
  21. 34. <ul><li>Create search engines for often searched subject areas </li></ul><ul><li>Copy these into your home page app </li></ul><ul><li>Create RSS feeds for your main areas of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Share these resources with colleagues </li></ul>
  22. 35. <ul><li>Share content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow access to start page tabs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put your content onto a wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place material onto content sharing sites such as Slideshare and Google docs </li></ul></ul>
  23. 36. <ul><li>Involve others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate more widely with Instant Messaging or your own weblog or microblog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let them update and contribute to your content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let go of ownership and emphasis facilitation </li></ul></ul>
  24. 37. And then… <ul><li>Start a library weblog? </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Flickr group </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast information </li></ul>
  25. 38. And then… <ul><li>Create del.icio.us or FURL accounts and share them </li></ul><ul><li>Create a book reading club using LibraryThing, Amazon and a weblog </li></ul><ul><li>Have a library tour on YouTube </li></ul>
  26. 39. Or even <ul><li>Create trading cards from Flickr photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Create fun/interesting new posters </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a Facebook, Bebo, MySpace account for the library </li></ul>
  27. 40. Expect… <ul><li>“ It can’t be done” </li></ul><ul><li>“ We don’t have the resources” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bandwidth problems” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Security issues” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Write a proposal” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Not your job” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Not enough time” </li></ul>
  28. 41. <ul><li>AND… </li></ul>
  29. 42. Ignore it! Because Web 2 is changing: <ul><li>The way we use the web </li></ul><ul><li>The way we use information </li></ul><ul><li>The way we find information </li></ul><ul><li>The way we do our jobs </li></ul><ul><li>The way we interact with people </li></ul><ul><li>The way that we look at everything </li></ul>
  30. 43. <ul><li>FOREVER </li></ul>
  31. 44. Thank you! <ul><li>Website: http://www.philb.com </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog: http://www.philbradley.typepad.com </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog (2): http://www.philbradley.typepad.com/i_want_to </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/philbradley </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/philbradley </li></ul>
  32. 45. And thanks to: <ul><li>All of the organisations mentioned in this presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Material copyright of the appropriate owners </li></ul>

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