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Use of web 2 0 in library rss feeds
Use of web 2.0 in LibraryRSS Feeds

It is a Web 2.0 utility to provide constant updates to a subscriber about newly added contents in the web-links

Expanded as "Really Simple Syndication“

For bloggs: Drupal



For websites : feedyes

Ponyfish, Linkrss, Publish, Hit RSS, igoogle,my yahoo

Use of rss feeds in library
Use of RSS Feeds in Library

  • List of new additions of books and non book materials

  • Arrival of latest issues of journals

  • Newly started library services

  • Schedules of library awareness programmes

  • Announcements and messages to readers

Use of web 2 0 in library weblogs
Use of web 2.0 in LibraryWeblogs

Weblog or Blog is a platform initiated by an individual to obtain opinions and feedbacks on a particular subject

Example : Phil Bradley’s Blog on web 2.0

Special features:

  • Weblogs are personal,

  • Currency is important

  • They respond and are collaborative

  • Weblogs are chronological

  • Subject is king

Use of web 2 0 in library weblogs utilities
Use of web 2.0 in LibraryWeblogs :Utilities


  • Live Journal

  • Type

    Movable type ,Expression Engine, Text pattern

    For searching blogs :

Use of weblogs in library
Use of Weblogs in Library

  • Conduct use and user’s surveys

  • Assess Library needs of readers

  • Evaluate Library collections

  • Assess Effectiveness of library services

  • Obtain feed backs and suggestions

Use of web 2 0 in library wikis
Use of web 2.0 in LibraryWikis

Wiki is an online creative open web page. It is an online information source created through collaboration of people

Example: Wikipedia

Spl. Features: Creating information source ,make additions to it or replacing old information , and Use of multimedia animations in it.

Use of web 2 0 in library wiki creating tools
Use of web 2.0 in Library Wiki Creating tools

Never again(Community and library portals)


Other Tools :Wikipedia,Wikifarms,wikispaces,bluewikis and


Use of Wiki in library:

Creating library wikis on various subjects

Use of web 2 0 in library steaming media
Use of Web 2.0 in librarySteaming Media

Instead of only matter Incorporating other medias in homework means Streaming Media.

Attending web class work along with audio , video and animations on the web.

Students use flash programming ,screen casts streamed with audio , video and animation media.

Used effectively in teaching information literacy skills

Use of streaming media in library
Use of Streaming Media in Library

  • Preparing Library Orientation Programmes

  • Designing Library/Bibliographic Instructions

  • Planning Computer assisted Instructions Programmes

  • E-resources Use awareness programmes

Use web 2 0 in library instant messaging im
Use web 2.0 in LibraryInstant Messaging(IM)

  • It is an advanced e-chatting system

  • Chatting system Available on web itself

  • Involves co-browsing , file sharing , Screen capturing , Datasets , audio/video clippings and Link sharing

  • IM Tools : MSN/Yahoo Messenger Google Talk

    AOL, Trillian, Gaim and Fire

    Mebo, chatpartrol and asknow- Library IMs

Use of web 2 0 in library tagging
Use of Web 2.0 in LibraryTagging

  • Tagging facilitates selecting his/her own subject headings while searching information resources and library OPACs and storing them metadata

    Tagging tools: Furl,

    Folk taxonomy or folxconomy

    Other tools:


Use of web 2 0 in library social networking
Use of web 2.0 in LibrarySocial Networking

  • It is a web tool for social cause or a collaborative platform for people working in a single field

  • It facilitates knowledge and experience sharing

    Usage: Book Review Clubs ,Friends of Library, Business Chambers , Departmental Clubs and Residential Associations and Library user groups(Facilitates to share experience of use of resources and library)

    Examples: My space , face-book

    Tools: Yahoogroup,Delicious,Technorati and blogtronics

Use of web 2 0 in library twitter
Use of Web 2.0 in LibraryTwitter

  • Useful tool for send-out(tweets) free messages up to 180 characters on web

  • Best tool to conduct opinion poles or to gather feedbacks/ news items , discuss new concepts and ideas

    Web tool : www.twitter/com

    Library usage: Estblish contacts with users and to send alerts to readers within library

Use of web 2 0 in library social bookmarking
Use of Web 2.0 in LibrarySocial Bookmarking

It is basically a method of organising our Bookmarked Web pages . In preset technology we can either bookmark or preserve in favorites the web pages which we frequently browse through . In web 2.0 it becomes very convenient to do this . Not only we can organise our link-list of book marked web pages but we can access them from anywhere.

Tools for and use of social book marking in library
Tools for and use of Social book marking in Library

Social Bookmarking Tools:

Delicious or

Cite-u-like , connotea, Diigo, blinklist,spurl and

Yahoo! My web.

Use in Library: User can bookmark web-links of information sources like e-Journals, e-books and e-databases and open access journals.

Flicker flapper mashups
Flicker , Flapper & Mashups

Flickeris a tool to handle works in the form of photos , pictures and animations collection

Flapper is another tool to organise digital map collections

Mashups –Provides collective effects of most of all web 2.0 utilities in combining two or more web sites in one

Start page podcasting
Start-page & Podcasting

Start Page: This is method of customizing our own browser page

Tools: Pageflakes, netvibes, escobo ,My web desktop

Podcasting : This is technique of recording work in authors own voice.

Podcast is an important literary form in library collection

Podcasting Tool:

Organise one s own search engine
Organise One’s Own Search Engine

This facilitates to overcome all the limitations of normally used search engines

In this process one can first select a set of search engine and then carryout searching



Yahoo search buider,Eurekste and

Google coustom search engine

Use of web 2 0 in library a futuristic view
Use of web 2.0 in LibraryA futuristic View

With availability of web 2.0 utilities in library it will bring transforming change in use of library. Presently with proliferation of e- resources foot falls of readers in library are reducing ,which is a bothering problem to us

However with use of web 2.0 we would find more readers on virtual library than physically and we need now to consider number of users on library webpage while assessing use of library

Let us understand and start using more and more web 2 0 utilities in library management
Let Us Understand and Start Using More and More Web 2.0 Utilities In Library management

Thank You !

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