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Library Technology Reports on Web 2.0 available through Professional Collection

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Web 2.0 & Libraries, Part 2: Trends and Technologies (vol. 43:5)

by Michael Stephens, Ph.D
In this issue of LTR, librarian and educator Michael Stephens states, "We'll revisit some of the social tools presented in 'Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software,' address some trends guiding social technology in libraries, take a look at some newer tools, and cover some best practices for using 2.0 tools in your library." Topics include:
  • Value-added blogging
  • Building a community Web site with a blog
  • Ten best practices for Flickr and libraries
  • Social sites like MySpace, Facebook, YouTube
  • Tagging and social bookmarking
  • Messaging in a 2.0 World: Twitter & SMS
  • Podcasting
  • The OPAC rebooted
  • How libraries such as the Hennepin County Library and the Arlington Heights Memorial Library are using 2.0 tools
This issue and others for Library Technology Reports is available at no extra charge on ELM through the Professional Collection. To access this issue, go to the Professional Collection, click on Publication Search and enter “Library Technology Reports.” Then select Volume 43 Issue 5 to obtain all the chapters!
For more information on the publication, visit: http://link.ixs1.net/s/ve?eli=s149931&si=u130992230&cfc=3html

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