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Second Assignment: Part B Reflection

At the start of the course I stated that I wanted my social media-horizons to be broadened and to be convinced that social media has a place for constructive use in libraries. Three months on and I feel both goals … Continue reading

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Second Assignment: Part A Evaluation

OLJ Module 3: Library 2.0 Building Academic Library 2.0: Meredith Farkas I felt Farkas’ speech clearly demonstrated the principles of Web 2.0: collaboration, conversation, community and content creation (4Cs) and then provided numerous examples of how these could be incorporated … Continue reading

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Module 3: Library 2.0

Web 2.0 (Miller) Library 2. 0 (Casey and Savastinuk) Miller outlines his thoughts regarding Web 2.0 and how this can be translated into library environment. He lists the following Web 2.0 characteristics: Freeing of data: access is a right rather … Continue reading

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Module 2: Podcasts

More examples of library podcasts LaTrobe University Library University of New England Library University of Adelaide Library NLA More information on podcasting from libsuccess Does anyone use them?

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Module 2: Social Networking

The Comscore article emphasises the need for companies to market effectively and understand and engage and interact with an audience who spend considerable time using social network channels. The eMarketer data is something that academic libraries have been aware of … Continue reading

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Module 2: Mashups

Mashups are interactive Web 2.0 applications that utilise content retrieved from external data sources to create new and innovative services Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) The API permits web communities to create an open architecture for sharing content and data. As … Continue reading

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