Web 2.0/Library 2.0: Cheerleaders, Critics, and Practical Applications
1. Web/Library 2.0 Cheerleaders, Critics, and Practical Applications Ramirose Attebury April 18, 2008
2. What is Web 2.0?
Tim OReillys Definition
Web 2.0 is all the Web sites out there that get their value from the actions of users.
The Web as a Platform
Service vs. Products
3. 2.0 Timeline
Term coined in 2004 by Tim OReilly and Dale Dougherty of OReilly Media
RSS Feeds 1997
4. 2.0 Timeline
Facebook at Harvard 2004
Facebook at high schools 2005
Facebook for everyone 2006
Facebook add-on applications 2007
5. What is Library 2.0? Library 2.0 simply means making your librarys space (virtual and physical) more interactive, collaborative, and driven by community needs. Examples of where to start include blogs, gaming nights for teens, and collaborative photo sites. The basic drive is to get people back into the library by making the library relevant to what they want and need in their daily livesto make the library a destination and not an afterthought. Sarah Houghton, LibrarianInBlack Blogger
9. Q20. If you could contact a librarian via Facebook or MySpace for help with your research, would you? If not, why? Free-text responses were coded into the following categories and break down as follows: Main Library Gateway Library Web Survey Fall 2007 Formal Report University of Michigan | MLibrary | firstname.lastname@example.org | Jan 2008
10. Practical Applications Focus on building relationships, not on technology itself. Know your users. Keep your mission statement in mind. Differentiate between 2.0 stuff that users need and stuff they dont. Advertise/Train!
11. Practical Applications Blogging/RSS Feeds: Whats New at Your Library Case Western Reserve University Library Tacoma Public Library Video: For children who miss storytime or to listen to while reading a book Wikis: For staff communication, readers advisory, or subject guides Ohio Universitys Biz Wiki RSS Aggregators: Keeping up with all this stuff Google Reader Social Networking Sites: Collaborating with others Muse
12. What Others Are Doing Twitter Cleveland Public Library Flickr The Library of Congress Google Docs Myself YouTube Hawaii Pacific University Podcasting University of Tennessee, Chatanooga
13. BIBLIOGRAPHY Bibliography for Web 2.0/Library 2.0: Cheerleaders, Critics, and Practical Applications