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Information Literacy: Library 2.0 and beyond

Tools for a connected world

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Current use of Web 2.0 tools in libraries

  • Blogs
  • Instant messaging
  • Podcasts and vodcasts
  • Cloud computing
  • Folksonomies, tagging, and tag clouds
  • Mobile learning
  • Social bookmarking
  • Wikis
  • Social networking sites
  • Prezi
  • Streaming audio and video
  • RSS (really simple syndication) feeds
  • Community photo services or photo sharing
  • User-added reviews, ratings, and summaries
  • Community book services (publishing)
Peltier-Davis, C. 2009, p. 18  

Use of wikis

Perth Librarian

Use of blogs

BizzBuzz

Social Bookmarking

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University of Sydney iResearch

https://library.sydney.edu.au/help/online-training/searchsmarter/

Queensland University of Technology Library "Studywell"

http://studywell.library.qut.edu.au/‚Äč

University of Newcastle INFOSKILLS tutorial

http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/library/
tutorials/infoskills/index.html

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 Activity

  1. What social media do you currently use?
     
  2. What kind of social media do you think would work in a library setting (such as North Metro)?
     
  3. Discuss with a partner (10 minutes) and present

 

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Library 2.0 and Beyond



The program we use to create our guides (LibGuides) has now rolled out an option for a guide to include a blog. See below:




CrowdAsk is a crowd-sourced questions and answers system for library help developed at Purdue University Libraries with support from a grant and is openly available at http://crowdask.lib.purdue.edu

 

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