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WISER: Technology Tools Getting Organised on the Web. Jane Rawson, Vere Harmsworth Library Emma Cragg, Sainsbury Library. Web 2.0. Web 2.0 is a term being used to describe a new generation of internet sites and services which encourage participation and collaboration between user communities .

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wiser technology tools getting organised on the web

WISER: Technology ToolsGetting Organised on the Web

Jane Rawson, Vere Harmsworth Library

Emma Cragg, Sainsbury Library

web 2 0
Web 2.0
  • Web 2.0is a term being used to describe anew generation of internet sitesandserviceswhichencourage participationandcollaborationbetweenuser communities.
what s in it for me
What’s in it for me?
  • Sites/tools that can help you to:
    • Organise yourself on the web
    • Discover new content and bring the web to you
    • Share research and interesting content with others
  • No technical know-how needed and it’s almost all free!
tools to look at today
Tools to look at today
  • Social bookmarking
    • delicious, StumbleUpon etc
  • Social cataloguing
    • My WorldCat, LibraryThing
  • RSS feeds and readers
    • Google Reader, Bloglines
  • Customised start pages
    • iGoogle, Pageflakes, NetVibes
social bookmarking
Social bookmarking
  • Create personal lists of web links
  • Add comments or information
  • Share web links with others
  • Accessible from anywhere
  • Add tags to classify/filter your list
  • View other people’s lists and discover new sites
social bookmarking sites
Social bookmarking sites
  • http://delicious.com
  • http://www.connotea.org
  • http://www.simpy.com
  • http://www.stumbleupon.com
  • http://digg.com
  • http://reddit.com
  • http://www.diigo.com
  • http://www.google.com/bookmarks
delicious
Delicious
  • One of the first and most basic sites, pioneered tagging
  • Oxford examples:
    • Vere Harmsworth Library: http://delicious.com/vhllib
    • History Faculty Library: http://delicious.com/HFLOxford
    • Bodleian Law Library: http://delicious.com/lawbod
    • Education Library: http://delicious.com/EDLIBOxford
    • Language Centre Library: http://delicious.com/LanguageLibOxford
    • Sainsbury Library: http://delicious.com/SainsburyLibrary
    • Nuffield College Library: http://delicious.com/NuffieldCollegeLibrary
    • Philosophy Library: http://delicious.com/Oxford_Philosophy_Library
    • Zoology Library: http://delicious.com/zoolib
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Posting

Network – view other people’s links

Use tags to filter

Saved by others

Notes and tags

discovering with delicious
Discovering with Delicious
  • Search by keyword
  • Search by tag

http://delicious.com/tag/[??]

  • Subscribe to feeds by user or by tag
  • Share your links
social cataloguing
Social cataloguing
  • Make personal lists of books, add notes and tags and share
  • View other people’s lists/libraries
  • View ‘social data’ – other people’s tags, reviews, ratings, recommendations
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Web version of OCLC’s WorldCat, with web 2.0 features
  • Create personal reading lists with space for notes, RSS feeds
  • Share with others
  • Export as citations
  • Add social data to WorldCat records

http://www.worldcat.org

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Search

Save to personal lists

Export to EndNote/ RefWorks

Save to delicious etc

Add/browse

bytags

Add/read reviews

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Feeds

Save to delicious etc

Create and export as bibliography

Add notes

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Like a WorldCat of personal libraries
  • Catalogue your personal library and show it off with widgets
  • Add and view social data– LT social data is much more comprehensive than My WorldCat
  • Get recommendations
  • Join groups to discuss

http://www.librarything.com

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Add books

See who else owns it

Filter with tags

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Search

Link through to other

sites/ebooks/catalogues

View other people’s libraries

Read reviews

Browse by tags

Get recommendations

rss feeds
RSS feeds
  • RSS = Really Simple Syndication
  • Subscribe to updates from a variety of electronic resources
    • Keep up to date
    • Don’t miss out
    • Save time
rss feed readers
RSS feed readers
  • Organise feeds using folders and tags
  • Share single items, entire feeds or bundles of feeds

http://www.google.com/reader/

http://www.bloglines.com/

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Add subscriptions

Organise subscriptions

slide21

Star items

Share items

sources
Sources
  • Look for the RSS icon
  • News sites e.g. Google News, BBC
  • Databases e.g. Business Source Complete
  • Blogs e.g. Financial Times, TechCrunch
  • Social bookmarking sites e.g. del.icio.us
start pages
Start pages
  • Redesign the web to suit your needs
  • Create a launch pad for your research
  • http://www.google.com/ig
  • http://www.pageflakes.com/
  • http://www.netvibes.com/
features
Features
  • Bookmarks
  • Email
  • RSS feeds
  • Search tools
  • To do lists
  • External widgets; social networking, IM
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Return to homepage

Search for gadgets

Add to your homepage

Add individual RSS feeds

conclusion benefits
Conclusion: Benefits
  • Information comes to you
  • Save time
  • Content not restricted to one computer
  • Customisable
  • Share information
  • Collective wisdom
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Organise yourself on the web
    • Save your bookmarks, create reading lists and bibliographies, rationalise your reading, build your own web portal
  • Discover new content and bring the web to you
    • Use the ‘wisdom of crowds’ to filter the best of the web, subscribe to updates
  • Share research and interesting content with others
    • Get back what you put in, make recommendations, work collaboratively