Web 2.0 learning!
Judy O’Connell, 23 May 2007
Photo source: running with seagulls
The Human Network
This is an edited version of the slides presented at the annual
CTLA Conference, held in Sydney. Links are included for videos,
and to visited and recommended sites. Links are underlined, or
embedded in images.
communication, conversation, connecting, community
changing our context
The Machine is Us/ing Us
Ten Years Past
Few or no experiences with....
websites, email, spam, phishing, computer viruses
mobile phones were rare and expensive
a Sony Walkman was state of the art
CDs were pretty cool
WiFi was almost unknown
MySpace was my unit or apartment!
the computer is personal again
Folksonomy / Tagging
who’s watching your space
to Library ATM
• The Expresso - a
machine with a
library - is consumer
ready, and is debuting
in 10 to 25 libraries
and bookstores in
Second Life - Library 2.0
EduNation - SecondLife
Texas State University Virtual Campus Tour
web 2.0 conversation
• Teacher’s voice
• Student’s voice
• Librarian’s voice
• Library voice
• Our conversation
We need libraries to matter in a web-savvy world.
Is your library already using wikis, blogs, podcasting,
folksonomies, social networking, or other Internet
Is your library blogging, using Instant Messenger, RSS,
promoting services through Flickr and MySpace, or
using a customized OPAC complete with user reviews
and electronic book enrichment?
Academic, school, public, and special libraries are
incorporating Library 2.0 technologies? ........
• MARC compliant library catalogue