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Wikis and Special Libraries	<br />Susan Seifried  <br />Team Southern California Librarians<br />
What is a Special Library?<br />
“A special library is a term for a library that is neither an academic or school library, or a public library. “<br />From...
“A special library is a term for a library that is neither an academic or school library, or a public library. “<br />Law ...
How can a Special Library Utilize a Wiki?<br />
The Push and Pull of Information:<br />Research<br />
Goldwater Library WikiFrom: http://goldwaterlibrary.wikidot.com/<br />
Research<br />Dissemination<br />The Push and Pull of Information:<br />
The Paul M. Hebert Law Center LibraryFrom: http://lsurefdeskinfo.pbwiki.com/<br />
The Push and Pull of Information:<br />Research<br />Dissemination<br />Collaboration<br />
The National Geographic SocietyFrom: http://wiki.sla.org/display/SLA2009/National+Geographic+Society<br />
The Care and Feeding of your Library Wiki<br />Manage Content<br />
The Care and Feeding of your Library Wiki<br />Manage Content<br />Maintain Revision History / Archive Change<br />
The Care and Feeding of your Library Wiki<br />Manage Content<br />Maintain Revision History / Archive Change<br />Provide...
Conclusions: The Relationship between Wikis and Special Libraries<br />Special libraries can facilitate the transaction of...
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Wikis And Special Libraries

  1. 1. Wikis and Special Libraries <br />Susan Seifried <br />Team Southern California Librarians<br />
  2. 2. What is a Special Library?<br />
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  4. 4. “A special library is a term for a library that is neither an academic or school library, or a public library. “<br />From Wikipedia : (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_library)<br />
  5. 5. “A special library is a term for a library that is neither an academic or school library, or a public library. “<br />Law libraries<br />News libraries<br />Government libraries<br />Corporate libraries<br />Museum libraries<br />Medical libraries <br />“Information centers”<br />From Wikipedia : (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_library)<br />
  6. 6. How can a Special Library Utilize a Wiki?<br />
  7. 7. The Push and Pull of Information:<br />Research<br />
  8. 8. Goldwater Library WikiFrom: http://goldwaterlibrary.wikidot.com/<br />
  9. 9. Research<br />Dissemination<br />The Push and Pull of Information:<br />
  10. 10. The Paul M. Hebert Law Center LibraryFrom: http://lsurefdeskinfo.pbwiki.com/<br />
  11. 11. The Push and Pull of Information:<br />Research<br />Dissemination<br />Collaboration<br />
  12. 12. The National Geographic SocietyFrom: http://wiki.sla.org/display/SLA2009/National+Geographic+Society<br />
  13. 13. The Care and Feeding of your Library Wiki<br />Manage Content<br />
  14. 14. The Care and Feeding of your Library Wiki<br />Manage Content<br />Maintain Revision History / Archive Change<br />
  15. 15. The Care and Feeding of your Library Wiki<br />Manage Content<br />Maintain Revision History / Archive Change<br />Provide Support<br />
  16. 16. Conclusions: The Relationship between Wikis and Special Libraries<br />Special libraries can facilitate the transaction of information within and between project groups and providing reference services within those groups<br />They can disseminate information on an organization or department wide level, and can provide a forum to allow for feedback. <br />In-house libraries can play a special role with the development, moderation and archiving of a wiki within their organization. <br />

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