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Presentation given to the ARCLib 2008 Conference in Liverpool


<ul><li> 1. Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 Its Okay to Play! Dave Pattern, Library Systems Manager University of Huddersfield [email_address]</li></ul> <p> 2. Contents </p> <ul><li>Question time! </li></ul> <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul> <ul><li>Web 2.0 example Flickr </li></ul> <ul><li>Is there such a thing as a free lunch? </li></ul> <ul><li>Library 2.0 </li></ul> <ul><li>Examples of Library 2.0 </li></ul> <ul><li>Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License</li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul> <p> 3. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you regularly use a mobile phone? </li></ul> <p> 4. Question time! </p> <ul><li>do U snd txt msgz? </li></ul> <p> 5. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you have your own MP3 player? </li></ul> <p> 6. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do have broadband internet access at home? </li></ul> <p> 7. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you have wireless internet access at home? </li></ul> <p> 8. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you regularly use your home PC or laptop for more than an hour each evening? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li> </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 9. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you regularly use your home PC or laptop for 2 or 3 hours an evening? </li></ul> <p> 10. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do have your own weblog / blog? </li></ul> <p>http:// 11. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you regularly read other peoples weblogs and/or contribute to other weblogs? </li></ul> <p> 12. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you regularly use Wikipedia? </li></ul> <p> 13. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Have you ever edited a page on Wikipedia? </li></ul> <p> 14. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you regularly use instant messaging or online chat? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>e.g. AIM, Yahoo! Messenger, MSN, gTalk, Jabber, ICQ, Meebo, etc </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 15. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you have a games console at home? </li></ul> <p> 16. Question time! </p> <ul><li>Do you play games online and/or visit virtual worlds? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>e.g. World of Warcraft, Second Life, etc? </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 17. 18. Web 1.0 19. Web 1.0 </p> <ul><li>Slow access speeds (e.g. dial-up modem) </li></ul> <ul><li>Limited availability </li></ul> <ul><li>Static web pages </li></ul> <ul><li>Little interactivity </li></ul> <ul><li>Mostly text lots and lots of text on a grey background! </li></ul> <ul><li>Web sites that would only work with one type of web browser </li></ul> <ul><li>The Read Only Web </li></ul> <p> 20. Web 2.0 </p> <ul><li>Fast access speeds (e.g. broadband) </li></ul> <ul><li>Wide availability (e.g. wireless) </li></ul> <ul><li>Dynamic web pages </li></ul> <ul><li>High interactivity </li></ul> <ul><li>Lots of multimedia </li></ul> <ul><li>Web sites that work on many devices(e.g. PCs, mobile phones, etc) </li></ul> <ul><li>The Read/Write Web </li></ul> <p> 21. Super connected </p> <ul><li>Web 1.0 was about connecting computers </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>dial-up -&gt; ISDN -&gt; broadband -&gt; wireless </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Web 2.0 is about connecting people </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>instant messaging &amp; chatrooms </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Skype &amp; VoIP </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>social networking sites </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>virtual words (Second Life, Club Penguin, etc) </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>communities of common interest </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>microblogging (Twitter, etc) </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 22. Some Web 2.0 concepts </p> <ul><li>Applications delivered via a web browser </li></ul> <ul><li>Exploiting and (sometimes freely) sharing data </li></ul> <ul><li>User participation, empowerment, and collaboration </li></ul> <ul><li>Social networking </li></ul> <ul><li>Communities of interest </li></ul> <ul><li>Tagging and folksonomies </li></ul> <ul><li>Mashups and other unintended uses </li></ul> <p> 23. Two point Oh </p> <ul><li>Evolutionary rather than revolutionary </li></ul> <p> 24. Two Point Ho-ho-ho 25. a Web 2.0 example 26. Flickr 27. Flickr 28. Flickr 29. Flickr image pools 30. Flickr - tags 31. Flickr tag cloud 32. Flickr - geotagging 33. Flickr &amp; Libraries 34. Flickr &amp; Libraries 35. Flickr mashups </p> <ul><li>Flickr Services API </li></ul> <ul><li>Moo cards </li></ul> <ul><li>Flickr toys </li></ul> <ul><li>Retrievr </li></ul> <ul><li>Colr Pickr </li></ul> <ul><li>Multicolr Search Lab </li></ul> <p> 36. Some facts and figures </p> <ul><li>over 2 billion images on Flickr </li></ul> <ul><li>110 million MySpace accounts </li></ul> <ul><li>228 million edits on Wikipedia </li></ul> <ul><li>112 million weblogs tracked by Technorati </li></ul> <ul><li>70 million Facebook accounts </li></ul> <ul><li>24 million books on LibraryThing </li></ul> <ul><li>7.2 million editors on Wikipedia </li></ul> <ul><li>2.4 million Wikipedia articles </li></ul> <p> 37. So, whos doing all this stuff? 38. US online demographics Pew Report: Generations Online(Oct 2007) 39. social website for over-50s 40. Is there sucha thing as afree lunch? 41. A Tale of Two Capacities </p> <ul><li>IBM Deskstar HDD </li></ul> <ul><li>June 2000 </li></ul> <ul><li>125 </li></ul> <ul><li>20GB </li></ul> <ul><li>6.25 per GB </li></ul> <ul><li>6,250 per TB </li></ul> <ul><li>What will the price per GB/TB be in 2016? </li></ul> <ul><li>Hitachi Deskstar HDD </li></ul> <ul><li>July 2008 </li></ul> <ul><li>95 </li></ul> <ul><li>1000GB (1TB) </li></ul> <ul><li>0.10 per GB </li></ul> <ul><li>95 per TB </li></ul> <p> 42. Freeconomics </p> <ul><li>Never in history has so much innovation been offered to so many for so little [cost]. The worlds most exciting businesses technology, transport, media, medicine and finance are increasingly defined by the word free It is a difficult proposition to beat. </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Michael Schrage, Why giveaways are changing the rulesof business (Financial Times, 2006) </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <p> 43. Freeconomics </p> <ul><li>His new ambition, [Ryanair's founder Michael O'Leary] told the Financial Times in 2004, was to give customers free tickets, perhaps even to pay them to fly. He predicted: In a decade or so, airlines will pay travellers to distribute people around Europe.</li></ul> <p>The big giveaway(Guardian, May 2008) 44. The BIG Questions </p> <ul><li>What happens when things get free? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Professor Carver Mead, Professor Emeritus at theCalifornia Institute of Technology </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <p> 45. The BIG Questions </p> <ul><li>What happens to the music industrywhen I can fit every song everrecorded onto my MP3 player? </li></ul> <p> 46. The BIG Questions </p> <ul><li>What happens when free wireless internet access is available everywhere? </li></ul> <p> 47. The BIG Questions </p> <ul><li>What happens to my local library when I can fit every book ever written on mye-book reader? </li></ul> <p> 48. 2008 British Library/JISC Report </p> <ul><li>The information environment in 2017: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>electronic books, driven by consumer demand, will finally become established as the primary format for educational textbooks and scholarly books and monographs, as well as reference formats. </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>the most significant impact for research will not be how things get published, but howthey get accessed. </li></ul></li></ul> <p>http:// 49. 50. Library 2.0 </p> <ul><li>...a loosely defined model for a modernized form of library service that reflects atransitionwithin the library world in the way that services are delivered to users. This includes ... an increased flow of information from the user back to the library. </li></ul> <p>Wikipedia article for Library 2.0 51. Library 2.0 </p> <ul><li>Use of 2.0 technologies (blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, social networking, etc) </li></ul> <ul><li>Actively involve users in developments </li></ul> <ul><li>User centric initiatives </li></ul> <ul><li>Delivering services directly to users </li></ul> <ul><li>Libraries without walls ( The Third Place ) </li></ul> <ul><li>The Read/Write Library </li></ul> <ul><li>Liberate your data &amp; make it work harder </li></ul> <p> 52. Library 2.0 </p> <ul><li>Challenges us to: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>be more flexible </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>embrace change </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>be more willing to take risks </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>give library staff the opportunity to play and experiment with new technologies </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>go to where our users are, rather than force them to come to us </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>give our users opportunities to contribute </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 53. Librarian 2.0? 54. Librarian 2.0! 55. Charlotte &amp; Mecklenburg County Public Library 56. Creating the new library universe </p> <ul><li>National &amp; State Libraries Australasia draft paper </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>access is our primary driver </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>digital is mainstream </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>no job will be unchanged </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>new web technologies and community digital content are shaping user expectations and behaviour </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>some things we have always done, we will no longer do </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>experimentation and risk are necessary </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>people want services and spaces to be welcoming and easy to use, and they want to be independent </li></ul></li></ul> <p>The Big Bang: Creating the new library universe 57. Play andexperimentation 58. Its okay to play! </p> <ul><li>We dont stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>attrib: George Bernard Shaw</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>2007 Library &amp; Information Show Workshop on Library 2.0</li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Q: I dont get paid to play, I get paid to work </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>A: So, dont call it play, call it professional development </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 59. Admit it, havent you wanted to do this in your library 60. Huddersfield Public Library 61. Somewhere over the rainbow? 62. Never judge a book by its cover </p> <ul><li> I borrowed a book 3 years ago that had an orange cover can I borrow it again? </li></ul> <p> 63. Delft Public Library 64. Delft Public Library 65. Delft Public Library 66. Delft Public Library 67. Seattle Public Library 68. Seattle Public Library 69. Glasgow Caledonian University 70. Glasgow Caledonian University 71. Sheffield Information Commons 72. data visualisations 73. eye candy 74. Keyword search visualisations 75. Library 2.0 in Libraries (n.b. some are more2.0 than others) 76. Topeka and Shawnee County 77. Westmont Public Library, Illinois 78. Westmont Public Library, Illinois 79. Westmont Public Library, Illinois 80. Ball State University, Indiana 81. Ball State University, Indiana 82. Ball State University, Indiana 83. Stevens County Rural Library, Washington 84. Flickr 365 Library Days Project 85. Biblioteksvar, Norway 86. Thomas Ford Memorial Library, Illinois 87. Thomas Ford Memorial Library, Illinois 88. Dance your fines away </p> <ul><li>Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting a teen librarian who keeps Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) set up all the time so she can invoke it as need be.For example, if a teen has overdue books, she will dance-off against the person, and if the teen wins, the librarian will waive the fines. </li></ul> <p>The Shifted Librarian: Gaming for Fines(Jan 2007) 89. Gwinnett County Public Library </p> <ul><li>Rock the Shelves 2005 </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li> </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 90. University of Worcester, UK 91. University of Huddersfield, UK 92. Hennepin County Library 93. Hennepin County Library 94. Glasgow University Library 95. Ann Arbor District Library 96. Ann Arbor District Library 97. Ann Arbor District Library 98. Charlotte &amp; Mecklenburg County Public Library 99. Hartlepool Borough Council Libraries 100. Cheshire Public Library, Connecticut 101. McCracken County Public Library, Kentucky 102. St. Joseph County Public Library, Indiana 103. Libraries in Second Life 104. 104 slides?!? </p> <ul><li>Thats more than enough! </li></ul> <ul><li>I hope youve seen at least one thing in this presentation that youd like to explore further </li></ul> <p> 105. Thank you!</p>