Use of social networking services at National Library of Scotland: Flickr & Yout

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Short presentation made to National Library of Scotland's Management Forum outlining progress in use of video / image hosting service YouTube and Flickr to extend access to the Library's collections.

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Use of social networking services at National Library of Scotland: Flickr & Yout

  1. 1. web2.0 @ nls first aid nursing yeomanry http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlscotland/4700411088/
  2. 2. flick r 640 contacts 2135 images 335,000 views 20,100 views no known copyright restrictions the commons about 900 views a day http:// www.flickr.com/photos/nlscotland /
  3. 3. 72 videos 180 subscribers 155,000 views about 250 views a day 19,100 views http:// www.youtube.com/NLofScotland
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ i think nessie is a plesiosaurus” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ i think its a blanket or garbage and some people bealeave in ghosts” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ old farts trying to make us fool,,,its fake” </li></ul></ul>“ Here's my transcription of this rhyme. Down in the valley where the green grass grows .... “ “ I really cant believe that I am seeing the photo of my Grandad on the internet.” <ul><li>“ We can’t even imagine what war meant. </li></ul><ul><li>I have no words.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I believe this is taken facing WSW from the corner of Bernard Terrace” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I love the fact that these are geotagged.” </li></ul></ul>http://bit.ly/d0351C http://bit.ly/aqEwHL http://bit.ly/aFs7hQ http://bit.ly/bGYaCL http://bit.ly/bNJfob http://bit.ly/9BdoNJ
  5. 5. flick r http://bit.ly/ahRSLc http://bit.ly/bApauk http://bit.ly/cHP2TZ http://bit.ly/dvg3eO
  6. 6. collaboration
  7. 7. policy
  8. 9. web 2.0? that’s all so last year …
  9. 10. it’s now time to get started on web 3.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dullhunk/639163562/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/dullhunk/639163558/in/photostream/
  10. 11. thanks ! richard [email_address] gill [email_address] available on slideShare @ http://slidesha.re/aHxAbc
  11. 12. and remember …. with thanks to mark goetz & edward tufte for reminding us http://markandrewgoetz.com/blog/index.php/2009/11/my-new-wallpaper/ http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Tufte

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