- 1.Web 2.0 It's Okay to Play! Dave Pattern, Library Systems Manager University of Huddersfield [email_address]
2. Workshop menu
- Tagging, folksonomies and mashups
3. Disclaimer 4. 5. Question time! 6. Question time!
- Do you regularly use a mobile phone?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ari/362924278/ 7. Question time!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessicamills/231072148/ 8. Question time!
- Do you have your own MP3 player?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nez/268673268/ 9. Question time!
- Do have broadband internet access at home?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jacksonlee/6222523/ 10. Question time!
- Do you have wireless internet access at home?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/113353477/ 11. Question time!
- Do you regularly use your home PC or laptop for more than an hour each evening?
12. Question time!
- Do you regularly use your home PC or laptop for 2 or 3 hours an evening?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronjacobs/64368770/ 13. Question time!
- Do have your own weblog / blog?
http:// www.blogger.com 14. Question time!
- Do you regularly read other peoples weblogs and/or contribute to other weblogs?
http://orweblog.oclc.org/archives/001325.html 15. Question time!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessicamills/231072148/ 16. Question time!
- Have you ever edited a page on Wikipedia?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessicamills/231072148/ 17. Question time!
- Do you regularly use instant messaging or online chat?
- e.g. AIM, Yahoo! Messenger, MSN, gTalk, Jabber, ICQ, Meebo, etc
http://imagine-msn.com/messenger/launch/en-GB/ 18. Question time!
http://www.skype.com 19. Question time!
- Do you have a games console at home?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/336785888/ 20. Question time!
- Do you play games online and/or visit virtual worlds
- e.g. World of Warcraft, Second Life, etc?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/christajoy42/354580876/ 21. Web 2.0 22. 23. Web 1.0 24. Web 1.0
- Slow access speeds (e.g. dial-up modem)
- Mostly text lots and lots of text on a grey background!
- Web sites that would only work with one type of web browser
25. Web 2.0
- Fast access speeds (e.g. broadband)
- Wide availability (e.g. wireless)
- Web sites that work on many devices (e.g. PCs, mobile phones, etc)
26. 27. Some Web 2.0 concepts
- Applications delivered via a web browser
- Exploiting and (sometimes freely) sharing data
- User participation, empowerment, and collaboration
- Mashups and other unintended uses
28. Two Point Oh
- Evolutionary rather than revolutionary
29. Two Point Ho-ho-ho 30. Some facts and figures
- nearly 1 billion images on Flickr
- 200 million MySpace accounts
- 175 million edits on Wikipedia
- 70 million blogs tracked by Technorati
- 42 million Facebook accounts
- 16 million books on LibraryThing
- 5.7 million editors on Wikipedia
- 2 million Wikipedia articles
31. The Network Effect 32. The Network Effect 33. The Long Tail
- coined in 2004 by Chris Anderson ( Wired )
- ...an Amazon employee described the Long Tail as follows: "We sold more books today that didn't sell at all yesterday than we sold today of all the books that did sell yesterday.
- Wikipedia article on The Long Tail
34. The Long Tail 35. So, whos doing all this stuff? 36. US online demographics Pew Report: Generations Online(Oct 2007) 37. University of Illinois Survey (2006)
- College Students' Internet Uses
- 91% get information for school work online
- 83% access the Internet several times a day
- 78% use Facebook and 51% use MySpace
- 33% create content for blogs / web journals
- 1.7% dont know what a search engine is
- 0.2% dont know what instant messaging is
http://results.webuse.org/uic06/ 38. Saga launches social website for over-50s 39. Library 2.0 40. 41. Library 2.0
- ...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 online services such as the use of OPAC systems and an increased flow of information from the user back to the library.
- Wikipedia article for Library 2.0
42. Library 2.0 is
- a new name for ideas librarians have been discussing for quite some time
- gives us new tools to carry out the best practices libraries have had for many years
- anything that challenges the traditional approach to conducting library business
- just a faddish catchphrase
43. Library 2.0
- Use of 2.0 technologies (blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, etc)
- More actively involve users in service developments
- User centric developments & initiatives
- Delivering services directly to users
- Libraries without walls ( The Third Place )
44. Library 2.0
- be more willing to take risks
- give library staff the opportunity to play and experiment
- go to where our users are, rather than force them to come to us
- give our users opportunities to contribute
45. Library 2 point No! 46. Librarian 2.0? 47. Librarian 2.0! 48. Blogs 49. Blogs and blogging
- A blog (a portmanteau of web log) is a website where entries are written in chronological order and commonly displayed in reverse chronological order. Blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog.
50. Blogs types and libraries
- usually publicity and news
- Personal blogs (librarians & library staff)
- around 25% blog anonymously
- community and topical discussion
51. Library blogs
- University of Glamorgan, LRC Blog
- New York Institute of Technology Library Blog
- Ann Arbor District Library
- Ohio University Libraries News
- Cambridge Libraries Blog (Canada)
- Thomas Ford Memorial Library
- University of Worcester ILS Matters
52. Internal library blogs
- Bibliographic Services, McMaster University Libraries
- Grapevine, University of Huddersfield
53. 54. 55. 56. 57. Library staff blogs
- Moira Bent, Moira's Info Lit Blog
- DavidBigwood ,Catalogablog
58. Blogs 59. 60. 61. Starting your own blog
- Who is your target audience?
- Do you want to host it yourself or use an externally hosted option?