Category Archives: Library 2.0

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 4: essence of Library 2.0?

Meredith Farkas’s post The essence of Library 2.0?  (January 24, 2008) on her blog Information Wants To Be Free Farkas contends that Library 2.0 should really be about assessment: assessment of a library’s service and assessment of its patrons and … Continue reading

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Module 4: making Web 2.0 work for your organisation

Brookover, S. (2007). Why we blog, Library Journal, 15 November. Retrieved from http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6497263.html I’m a big fan of blogs but you have to be clear before you create a blog about why you want to blog, who it is aimed … 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 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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