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By Woody Evans (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 1843344971

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Written for info execs and librarians attempting to enforce and deal with internet 2.0 of their actual and on-line collections, development Library 3.0 can pay cautious recognition to the implementation of social internet functions, cellular computing, and RFID and QR Code expertise. The booklet information either find out how to make those applied sciences paintings for libraries and likewise explores why libraries needs to achieve floor within the vital new territories of internet 2.0. The altering relationships among info seekers, the data being sought, and the pro info gatekeepers is of serious value during this switch, and this e-book explains either using the know-how to arrive info looking groups, and the profound ways that such relationships will swap the character of librarianship.

  • A primer for Library 2.0, and urban steps on hand to libraries looking to seize as much as their web-savvy patrons
  • Detailed and important examinations of social networking websites, and their strength for libraries outreach
  • Studies the activities librarians can take straight away to arrange for the 'border-bleeding' among actual and digital collections

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It is worth the reminding (and, perhaps, the statement of the all-too-obvious) that tags are as yet only text. Combinations of characters, numbers, symbols, or punctuation marks may be tags – but as of this writing, colors, sounds, gestures may not. That is to say, we cannot describe resources with yet, or with a unit of sound (though we could do so with words like ‘gray,’ with hexidecimal color codes, or with mathematical notations describing tone). We cannot yet describe a resource, tag it, with a roll of our heads or a sequence of finger-snaps.

0 but most parents did not know what it was, what it was used for, or that their children spent so much time on it. One day, one of the regular patrons, a teenage girl, stopped coming into the library. Very soon, her parents came in to tell the library staff that she had run away – they wanted to find out if there was a way to see what she had been doing online in the library. They had a few clues, perhaps their daughter’s MySpace username from some printed and forgotten scrap of e-mail in her closet, and they wanted to see if the librarians could help them find her.

What is it, we must wonder, in the abstract? To quit our description of examples and to define it clearly, even if that means the employ of some annoying neologism, might be worthy work; but that’s not what this book is about. 0. Interactivity on the Web has come to be defined by tagging, commenting, rating, and other tools for sharing opinions or responses. Search engines like Search Wikia even allow users to rank results for relevance or quality in a five-star system (Evans, 2007b). com has long allowed its users to use star ratings for books (and music, software, clothes, tools, and other products), and to write reviews, and this has created a space in which online communities have grown up and flourished around books, music, and goods.

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