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Web, Library, and Teen Services 2.0

Young Adult Library Services; Winter2007, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p40-43, 4p
By: Bolan, Kimberly; Canada, Meg (Hennepin County Librarian); Cullin, Rob

The article provides information about three online information services for teenagers which include Web 2.0. Library 2.0 and Teen Services 2.0 in the U.S. Web 2.0 is the next generation of Internet-based services, such as networking sites, wikis, folksonomies, tagging and interactive web services, that allow online collaboration and sharing of information. Library 2.0 was developed through the inspiration of Michael Casey and its elements are customer service, podcasting and its latest services gaming. Teen Services 2.0 focuses on the participation of teenagers by listening to the different needs, wants and ideas to design a program that fits their needs.

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