Monthly Archives: April 2011

OLJ M5:The challenge of finding authentic information in a socially networked world

Garfinkel, S. (2008). Wikipedia and the meaning of truth. Technology Review, 111 (6), 84-86. Lorenzo, G. (2007). Catalysts for change: Information fluency, Web 2.0, Library 2.0, and the new education culture Wittenberg, K. (2007). Credibility of content and the future … Continue reading

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First Assignment

Running out of time here although things are in place SurveyMonkey proved effective in getting students feedback although I need some more! Interview with Law librarian at Melbourne Uni on Thursday afternoon regarding his use of Twitter. But the Marketing … Continue reading

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Building Academic Library 2.0

Last week I watched Meredith Farkas address the conference at UC Berkeley via YouTube. One of the points she raises is for libraries to harness Web 2.0 tools to highlight or market their collection. Following day I posted on the … Continue reading

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OLJ M3: Library 2.0

Building Academic Library 2.0 Comments made by Meredith Farkas In relation to the University of Melbourne Library Know your users Rather than create random Facebook pages, Twitter accounts and blogs actually conduct a survey to ascertain what library users are … Continue reading

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OLJ M3: A-Z of Social Networking

B- Blog, does your library have a blog? This is a great way for you to offer value and content for your library and it has become the standard for libraries to have one. There are a few blogs in … Continue reading

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OLJ M1: RSS feeds

http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/ News and resources on Library 2.0 and the information revolution. Written by Ellyssa Kroski. the Emerging Technologies and Web Services Librarian at Barnard College. http://librariesinteract.info/ Blog central for Australasian Libraries This blog was set up and is administered by … Continue reading

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