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Library 2.0 and Beyond. Innovative Technologies and Tomorrow's User _POPULAR

AuthorNancy Courtney
ISBN: 1591585376
Description: Wikis, podcasts, mashups... Does everyone seem to know what they mean, except you? Or are you reasonably well informed but wondering what challenge to take on next? Following on the success of her "Technology for the Rest of Us", the author has assembled some of the most forward looking thinkers in the library world to describe the next generation of online tools. Each contributor introduces his or favourite technology, outlines its use and discusses its potential in today's library environment.

Table of Content:

  • Preface Steven Bell
  • Chapter 1: Web 2.0 and Library 2.0: What Librarians Need to Know (Elizabeth L. Black)
  • Chapter 2: Library Catalog 2.0 (Michael Casey)
  • Chapter 3: The Wonderful World of Wikis: Applications for Libraries (Chad Boeninger)
  • Chapter 4: Podcasting in Libraries (Chris Kretz)
  • Chapter 5: Handheld Computers in Libraries (Christopher Strauber)
  • Chapter 6: Mashups and Web Services (Eric Schnell}
  • Chapter 7: Online Social Networking (Brian S. Mathews)
  • Chapter 8: Folksonomies and User-Based Tagging (Ellyssa Kroski)
  • Chapter 9: up,up,down,down,left,right,left,right,a,b,select, start: Learning from Games and Gamers in Library 2.0 (David Ward)
  • Chapter 10: Library 2.0 and Virtual Worlds = Innovation + Exploration (Lori Bell, Tom Peters, and Kitty Pope)
  • Chapter 11: Digital Storytelling, Libraries, and Community (Karen Diaz and Anne M. Fields)
  • Suggested Readings
  • Index
  • About the Editor and Contributors

    NANCY COURTNEY is Coordinator of Outreach and Learning at the Ohio State University Libraries. Since 2004, she has received two LSTA grants to fund technology training seminars for librarians in Ohio and has tried to make it her personal mission to provide opportunities for non-IT librarians to become familiar with technology topics. She has a B.A. in Classics from Northwestern University and an M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois.

    Paperback: 164 pages
    Publisher: Libraries Unlimited Inc.,U.S. (30 Jun 2007)

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