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Librarians Learn Web 2.0 <br />
Introductions & Housekeeping<br />
Introductions<br />
Robin Hastings<br />Information Technology Coordinator<br />Pretty comfortable with social media in general<br />I want to...
Your Turn!<br />
Housekeeping<br />Q&A after every section – but feel free to ask questions as they come up<br />Breaks are 15 minutes ever...
Outside resources<br />http://webgoddess.wetpaint.com<br />Comments, questions, etc. are welcome on that site<br />Links a...
SChedule<br />
Daily Schedule<br />9am – start time<br />10:30 – break<br />12 – lunch<br />2:10 – break<br />3pm – end time<br />
Social Networking – Theory<br />
Social Networking in theory<br />Connections<br />User-created content<br />Sharing<br />Reusable content<br />RSS<br />Wi...
Social Networking – In Practice<br />
Social Sites<br />
Best Practices<br />Pick one, get comfy<br />Develop a community<br />Spend 15 min a day on the site<br />Repeat as needed...
Break – 15 minutes<br />
Social Networks at MRRL<br />Flickr<br />Rotating slideshow on home page<br />YouTube<br />Get videos from others & use to...
Social Networks at MRRL<br />Blogs<br />Announcements, informational posts<br />Library blog, Children’s blog, Reader’s Ey...
Comments – the big question<br />Allow<br />Forbid<br /><ul><li>Foster conversation
Encourage community
Provide ownership to patrons
“spirit” of Web 2.0
Provide a forum for those without access
Two-way communication</li></ul>Possible trolls<br />Possible bad language<br />Possible off-topic trolls using bad languag...
Facebook<br />
Facebook<br />History (closed college to wide-open present)<br />Personal pages, fan pages, groups<br />Requires a persona...
Lunch<br />
Flickr<br />
Flickr<br />Photo sharing<br />Photo archiving!<br />Widgets, badges and sharing<br />Groups & contacts<br />Pro vs. Free<...
Tagging & Collecting<br />Taxonomy & Classification – bottom-up<br />Geo-Tagging<br />Map fun!<br />Batch editing & taggin...
Twitter<br />
Twitter<br />New vocabulary – tweeting, tweeple, etc.<br />140 characters – brevity counts<br />Text-messaging for free<br...
Utterly Shameless<br />Self Promotion<br />
Break – 15 Minutes<br />
YouTube<br />
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Librarians learn web day 1

  1. 1. Librarians Learn Web 2.0 <br />
  2. 2. Introductions & Housekeeping<br />
  3. 3. Introductions<br />
  4. 4. Robin Hastings<br />Information Technology Coordinator<br />Pretty comfortable with social media in general<br />I want to learn about what *you* are going to do with Social Media at your library<br />Knitter, Reader, occasional World of Warcraft player<br />
  5. 5. Your Turn!<br />
  6. 6. Housekeeping<br />Q&A after every section – but feel free to ask questions as they come up<br />Breaks are 15 minutes every hour and a half or so, but if you have to run out for a second, I won’t give you the evil eye<br />Cell phones happen – please take calls outside the room, though<br />Speak up!<br />
  7. 7. Outside resources<br />http://webgoddess.wetpaint.com<br />Comments, questions, etc. are welcome on that site<br />Links and copies of this slide deck are there<br />It will be up & available until Wetpaint decides to start charging…<br />Slide decks also available via Slideshare.net/webgoddess<br />
  8. 8. SChedule<br />
  9. 9. Daily Schedule<br />9am – start time<br />10:30 – break<br />12 – lunch<br />2:10 – break<br />3pm – end time<br />
  10. 10. Social Networking – Theory<br />
  11. 11. Social Networking in theory<br />Connections<br />User-created content<br />Sharing<br />Reusable content<br />RSS<br />Widgets & Badges<br />
  12. 12. Social Networking – In Practice<br />
  13. 13. Social Sites<br />
  14. 14. Best Practices<br />Pick one, get comfy<br />Develop a community<br />Spend 15 min a day on the site<br />Repeat as needed for yourorganization<br />
  15. 15. Break – 15 minutes<br />
  16. 16. Social Networks at MRRL<br />Flickr<br />Rotating slideshow on home page<br />YouTube<br />Get videos from others & use to store staff-made videos<br />Facebook & Twitter<br />Communication to patrons<br />FriendFeed<br />Aggregate all social network activity into one place<br />
  17. 17. Social Networks at MRRL<br />Blogs<br />Announcements, informational posts<br />Library blog, Children’s blog, Reader’s Eye blog (private – licensing issues)<br />
  18. 18. Comments – the big question<br />Allow<br />Forbid<br /><ul><li>Foster conversation
  19. 19. Encourage community
  20. 20. Provide ownership to patrons
  21. 21. “spirit” of Web 2.0
  22. 22. Provide a forum for those without access
  23. 23. Two-way communication</li></ul>Possible trolls<br />Possible bad language<br />Possible off-topic trolls using bad language<br />Limited control by library<br />Keeps blog/social site “on-message”<br />One-way communication<br />
  24. 24. Facebook<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Facebook<br />History (closed college to wide-open present)<br />Personal pages, fan pages, groups<br />Requires a personal account for fan pages or groups<br />Facebook’sToS prohibit 2 personal pages<br />What happens when staff leave?<br />Massively popular with (American/Canadian) patrons<br />
  28. 28. Lunch<br />
  29. 29. Flickr<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. Flickr<br />Photo sharing<br />Photo archiving!<br />Widgets, badges and sharing<br />Groups & contacts<br />Pro vs. Free<br />Public vs. Private<br />Photo laws and privacy<br />Kids and photographs<br />
  32. 32. Tagging & Collecting<br />Taxonomy & Classification – bottom-up<br />Geo-Tagging<br />Map fun!<br />Batch editing & tagging<br />Sets and Collections<br />
  33. 33. Twitter<br />
  34. 34.
  35. 35. Twitter<br />New vocabulary – tweeting, tweeple, etc.<br />140 characters – brevity counts<br />Text-messaging for free<br />Conversational – but limited (see 140 chars)<br />Reusable – widgets, badges and RSS<br />
  36. 36. Utterly Shameless<br />Self Promotion<br />
  37. 37. Break – 15 Minutes<br />
  38. 38. YouTube<br />
  39. 39.
  40. 40. YouTube<br />Host videos, screencasts and more<br />Find videos, favorite them, use them in your web pages/blogs/etc.<br />Learn<br />Create lists of “how-to” videos for patrons<br />Create your own “how-to” videos<br />Other options – Blip.tv, Vimeo, etc.<br />
  41. 41. Everything else<br />
  42. 42. Options<br />Picasso (Flickr)<br />Identi.ca (Twitter)<br />Orkut(Facebook)<br />“white label”<br />Ning (no longer free)<br />Grou.ps<br />Yammer (enterprise Twitter for your org)<br />
  43. 43. Homework<br />
  44. 44. Create an account<br />Create an account in one of these services<br />Friend me or MRRL or<br />Post your account information (user name or link to profile page) on the Wiki<br />Spend 15 minutes tomorrow on your new account (posting, reading or both!)<br />

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