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Published on July 8, 2007

Author: rsc_southeast

Source: slideshare.net

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Slides accompanying a series of workshops delivered by the RSC South East during Summer 2007
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Web 2.0 for libraries Wikis , Blogs , RSS Photo sharing , Podcasts , Tagging, Social bookmarking Video sharing virtual worlds

Wikis , Blogs , RSS Photo sharing , Podcasts , Tagging, Social bookmarking Video sharing virtual worlds

What is Web 2.0? The Social web Social networking Social software Shared resources User communities From desktop to web-based tools Personalised space A natural progression of the web? Applications for library?

The Social web

Social networking

Social software

Shared resources

User communities

From desktop to web-based tools

Personalised space

A natural progression of the web?

Applications for library?

Easy to use… Easy to upload content Easy to create (no HTML knowledge) Easy to share Easy to find – it finds you (RSS) Easy metadata (tagging) Easy to communicate … .easy!... for your learners at least!

Easy to upload content

Easy to create (no HTML knowledge)

Easy to share

Easy to find – it finds you (RSS)

Easy metadata (tagging)

Easy to communicate

… .easy!... for your learners at least!

You might know… Wikipedia Blogger Google Reader Flickr iTunes Librarything De.licio.us YouTube Teachertube Second Life

Wikipedia

Blogger

Google Reader

Flickr

iTunes

Librarything

De.licio.us

YouTube

Teachertube

Second Life

Wikis A website allowing Collaboration Editing Sharing Planning

A website allowing

Collaboration

Editing

Sharing

Planning

Wikipedia

Wikipedia vs Britannica Typifies old vs new Rapid updates vs scheduled editions Many to many vs One to many Currency vs authority? Popular vs academic? Room for both sources, apply info skills Evaluate, question, compare

Typifies old vs new

Rapid updates vs scheduled editions

Many to many vs One to many

Currency vs authority?

Popular vs academic?

Room for both sources, apply info skills

Evaluate, question, compare

Information Science Wiki

Book reviews wiki

Blogs Easy web-site creation – no HTML needed Online journal Reflective comments Reader comments Closed or open to all Individual, organisational or themed?

Easy web-site creation – no HTML needed

Online journal

Reflective comments

Reader comments

Closed or open to all

Individual, organisational or themed?

Information services blog

Information literacy blog

RSS Really simple syndication View new content from favourite websites Share new content from your website One click to headlines from all sites The info comes to you – via a reader Automatically updated

Really simple syndication

View new content from favourite websites

Share new content from your website

One click to headlines from all sites

The info comes to you – via a reader

Automatically updated

Photo sharing Flickr, Photobucket, Yotophoto, Picassa Create, upload, share Epitomises social web Flickr as image engine

Flickr, Photobucket, Yotophoto, Picassa

Create, upload, share

Epitomises social web

Flickr as image engine

Photosharing Web-based User comments Visual blog Uses include Library newbuild project Display Exhibition Library tour Subject collections

Web-based

User comments

Visual blog

Uses include

Library newbuild project

Display

Exhibition

Library tour

Subject collections

Build up your online album

Organising - Tagging Common to all applications Allows for searching A basic metadata - folksonomy A basic repository of info / images etc Has limitations Sometimes only single words Inconsistencies, lacking standards

Common to all applications

Allows for searching

A basic metadata - folksonomy

A basic repository of info / images etc

Has limitations

Sometimes only single words

Inconsistencies, lacking standards

Podcasting Audio file + RSS = Podcast Video file + RSS + Vodcast Upload to iTunes Use for library tours Study Skills / Revision notes Presentations Self-paced

Audio file + RSS = Podcast

Video file + RSS + Vodcast

Upload to iTunes

Use for

library tours

Study Skills / Revision notes

Presentations

Self-paced

Social bookmarking Bring favourites list to the web Arrange by topic Share with users Easy reference and retrieval Embed into subject pages on VLE or blog Remember the tagging!

Bring favourites list to the web

Arrange by topic

Share with users

Easy reference and retrieval

Embed into subject pages on VLE or blog

Remember the tagging!

RSC SE’s bookmarks rscselinks Regularly Updated , Curriculum topics 50+ Subscribers RSS feed Fortnightly Email to 300+

Video Sharing YouTube, Teachertube Host video clips online Reduce the strain on college network Create, upload, share Library inductions Presentations Tutorials Lectures Students’ work (eportfolio?)

YouTube, Teachertube

Host video clips online

Reduce the strain on college network

Create, upload, share

Library inductions

Presentations

Tutorials

Lectures

Students’ work (eportfolio?)

Social networks – more than my space The quest for the perfect e-Portfolio? Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Ning Social networks tick many of the boxes Wraps up Blogs Portfolio work Wikis for collaboration Communication – with peers & tutors

The quest for the perfect e-Portfolio?

Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Ning

Social networks tick many of the boxes

Wraps up

Blogs

Portfolio work

Wikis for collaboration

Communication – with peers & tutors

It’s a Ning thing To contextualise the social web To wrap up the various tools To appreciate the environment students communicate through Please take a look at social networking Here’s one I prepared earlier http://library20.ning.com/group/rscselibrary (Free Membership required – see you there

To contextualise the social web

To wrap up the various tools

To appreciate the environment students communicate through

Please take a look at social networking

Here’s one I prepared earlier

http://library20.ning.com/group/rscselibrary

(Free Membership required – see you there

Virtual worlds Second Life Multiplayer online ‘game’ Potential for Reference services Information skills Networking Student enrichment Established library presence See infoisland.org Teachers using Moodle & SL See Sloodle.com Library of Congress A Dalek in a library?!

Second Life

Multiplayer online ‘game’

Potential for

Reference services

Information skills

Networking

Student enrichment

Established library presence

See infoisland.org

Teachers using Moodle & SL

See Sloodle.com

Library of Congress

A Dalek in a library?!

Drawbacks College firewalls Bandwidth issues for streaming media PC specifications Duty of care for young learners More educational focus Culture change Social network fatigue? Time!

College firewalls

Bandwidth issues for streaming media

PC specifications

Duty of care for young learners

More educational focus

Culture change

Social network fatigue?

Time!

But… Can share information very easily Engages with library users Attract stay away students Forward looking Can reinvigorate existing services Its fun Forget the terminology – look at developing your services making use of appropriate tools Oh, and watch out for Web 3.0!

Can share information very easily

Engages with library users

Attract stay away students

Forward looking

Can reinvigorate existing services

Its fun

Forget the terminology – look at developing your services making use of appropriate tools

Oh, and watch out for Web 3.0!

Socially speaking Look out for the RSC South East on your web travels in If you like what you find, share it. Better still try your own

Look out for the RSC South East on your web travels in

If you like what you find, share it. Better still try your own

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