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Web 2.0 In a Nutshell A Librarian’s Guide to the World of Web 2.0 VASLA Fall Meeting Presentation | Sept. 28, 2007  Brough...
Program <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 & Why </li></ul><ul><li>All ‘Bout Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>The Fu...
Source: http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/?id=20061201
Web 2.0 is about harnessing the  Internet as a platform,  using network effects to  make your application  get better the ...
Themes <ul><li>Consuming & Remixing of Data </li></ul><ul><li>Software that gets better the more you use it </li></ul><ul>...
Changes in Consumer Behavior “ It's the conversation economy, stupid. One of the engines that is driving &quot;2.0&quot; g...
Getting in on the Act Read more  from the BBC
Trends to Know <ul><li>Curated  Consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Customer-Made </li></ul><ul><li>Generation C </li></ul><ul><...
What’s Different? <ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your personal homepage with a pasted copy of your resume </li></ul...
Big Opportunities in Blogging Personality (?) Added Value Connections!
Blogging: Beyond the Basics <ul><li>Widgets:  NY Times – “ Some  Bling  for Your  Blog ” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgetbox <...
RSS: An Intro to Possibilities More Info: RSS Aggregators
Take a Break!
The Fuss Over RSS
Spread the Word  <ul><li>Tell the world what your library is up to </li></ul><ul><li>Provide patrons with fresh content </...
Anatomy of RSS Metadata http://blog.vcu.edu/bookremarks/ Syndicated Content
Getting Started <ul><li>Generating Feeds : </li></ul><ul><li>Generated automatically through  blog  software </li></ul><ul...
Wacky World of Wikis <ul><li>A wiki allows a group of people to  collaboratively develop  a Web site with no knowledge of ...
Why Wiki? <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration on Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Document Management  </li></ul><ul><l...
Wikis In Use <ul><li>Intranets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Univ. of Minn. Intranet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content Management Sys...
Let’s Wiki! http:// pbwiki.com / <ul><li>More Information About Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing a  Wiki </li></ul><ul><ul...
 
Facebook? For  Me ? More on Social Networking from: Information Week The Word on the Street  from: Google  Blog  Search
Social Networking Gets Down to Business <ul><li>LinkedIn  Professional Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul...
Q&A / Discussion <ul><li>What are you doing in your library with any of the tools we’ve discussed? </li></ul><ul><li>If yo...
Follow-up <ul><li>Make comments or post content to the VA SLA Web 2.0 Wiki! </li></ul><ul><li>Let us hear from you! </li><...
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Web 2.0 In a Nutshell : A Librarian Guide to the World of Web 2.0

  1. 1. Web 2.0 In a Nutshell A Librarian’s Guide to the World of Web 2.0 VASLA Fall Meeting Presentation | Sept. 28, 2007 Brought to you by Jill Stover and Susan Teague Rector . Please contact us with questions!
  2. 2. Program <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 & Why </li></ul><ul><li>All ‘Bout Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>The Fuss Over RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A / Break </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Aggregators </li></ul><ul><li>Wacky World of Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Networking Goes Online </li></ul><ul><li>Show + Tell – Our Favorites </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion / Q&A </li></ul>
  3. 3. Source: http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/?id=20061201
  4. 4. Web 2.0 is about harnessing the Internet as a platform, using network effects to make your application get better the more people use it. Tim O’Reilly quoted in ABC: an Introduction to Web 2.0
  5. 5. Themes <ul><li>Consuming & Remixing of Data </li></ul><ul><li>Software that gets better the more you use it </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture of Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Rich User Experiences </li></ul>
  6. 6. Changes in Consumer Behavior “ It's the conversation economy, stupid. One of the engines that is driving &quot;2.0&quot; growth is the fact that communities are forming around popular social platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, Ning, Twitter—the list goes on and on. These platforms facilitate conversation. Conversation leads to relationships and relationships lead to affinity.” -David Armano By David Armano, author of the blog Logic+Emotion
  7. 7. Getting in on the Act Read more from the BBC
  8. 8. Trends to Know <ul><li>Curated Consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Customer-Made </li></ul><ul><li>Generation C </li></ul><ul><li>InfoLust </li></ul><ul><li>Status Skills </li></ul>
  9. 9. What’s Different? <ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your personal homepage with a pasted copy of your resume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A library subject guide with hard-coded links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Britannica Online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your LinkedIn profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A library subject guide created in a blog and updates provided via RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Big Opportunities in Blogging Personality (?) Added Value Connections!
  11. 11. Blogging: Beyond the Basics <ul><li>Widgets: NY Times – “ Some Bling for Your Blog ” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgetbox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Forbes.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs in action </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GM Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fastlane </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Starbucks Gossip Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Western Springs History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clipboard – Cabell Library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Want more blogs? </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging Libraries Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Technorati </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune 500 Business Blogging Wiki </li></ul>
  12. 12. RSS: An Intro to Possibilities More Info: RSS Aggregators
  13. 13. Take a Break!
  14. 14. The Fuss Over RSS
  15. 15. Spread the Word <ul><li>Tell the world what your library is up to </li></ul><ul><li>Provide patrons with fresh content </li></ul><ul><li>Easily disseminate information within an organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Real World Examples: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject-based RSS feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Predefined searches for users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rotating content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Committee Meetings & Minutes </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Anatomy of RSS Metadata http://blog.vcu.edu/bookremarks/ Syndicated Content
  17. 17. Getting Started <ul><li>Generating Feeds : </li></ul><ul><li>Generated automatically through blog software </li></ul><ul><li>Use the RSS library in scripting languages </li></ul><ul><li>Including Feeds : </li></ul><ul><li>Parse using a programming language like PHP or Javascript </li></ul><ul><li>Use code generator tools like SpringWidgets </li></ul>
  18. 18. Wacky World of Wikis <ul><li>A wiki allows a group of people to collaboratively develop a Web site with no knowledge of HTML or other markup languages. Anyone can add to or edit pages in a wiki -- it is completely egalitarian . Anyone can create new wiki pages simply by creating a new link with the name of the page. Pages are connected not hierarchically, but by hyperlinks between pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=What_is_a_Wiki </li></ul>“ The official 2,000,000th article on the English Wikipedia was created on September 9, 2007” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Size_of_Wikipedia
  19. 19. Why Wiki? <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration on Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Document Management </li></ul><ul><li>Saves Time with Emails </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralized workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic Version Control </li></ul>Source: http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=What_is_a_Wiki <ul><li>Why Not? </li></ul><ul><li>If you expect user feedback/options </li></ul><ul><li>Spam/Vandalism </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralized workflow </li></ul>Collaboration Sharing Knowledge Management
  20. 20. Wikis In Use <ul><li>Intranets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Univ. of Minn. Intranet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content Management Systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ohio U. Biz Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Encyclopedias & Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cornell Law </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scientific Sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenWetWare </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Let’s Wiki! http:// pbwiki.com / <ul><li>More Information About Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing a Wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example Products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MediaWiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PmWiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TWiki </li></ul></ul>
  22. 23. Facebook? For Me ? More on Social Networking from: Information Week The Word on the Street from: Google Blog Search
  23. 24. Social Networking Gets Down to Business <ul><li>LinkedIn Professional Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socializing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn Answers </li></ul></ul>
  24. 25. Q&A / Discussion <ul><li>What are you doing in your library with any of the tools we’ve discussed? </li></ul><ul><li>If you aren't using Web 2.0 tools, which technologies do you plan to start using and why? </li></ul>
  25. 26. Follow-up <ul><li>Make comments or post content to the VA SLA Web 2.0 Wiki! </li></ul><ul><li>Let us hear from you! </li></ul>

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