Social Networking & Web 2.0

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The next generation of the Web (known as Web 2.0 or the "participatory web") brought innovations that turned the Web from a read-only environment into an online community where people meet, exchange information, collaborate, and communicate using web-based tools and social networking sites. These tools are now core to the Web, and a rapidly growing percentage of people now expect to be able to interact with people and content when they use the Web.

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The Social Library, Volume 5

 News / Last Modified: 24 March 2015

With the fifth installment of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those organizations we follow on Facebook, we find libraries sharing music with their communities, another supporting budding entrepreneurs, new resea...

The Social Library, Volume 4

 News / Last Modified: 17 March 2015

Welcome to the fourth installment of our weekly feature highlighting some of the amazing work coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. Many libraries celebrated Pi Day on 3.14.15, and it was touching to see all the libraries honoring Terry Pratch...

A Challenge from OpenIDEO

 News / Last Modified: 13 March 2015

We've been following the work of IDEO, and more specifically OpenIDEO, and are very excited to share with you, their latest Challenge. We 've submitted a 'Contribution' to the Challenge and invite you to take a look at what we've prov...

The Social Library, Volume 3

 News / Last Modified: 10 March 2015

Welcome to the third installment of our new weekly feature highlighting some of the amazing work coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. A number of libraries are celebrating 2015 Teen Tech Week and Women's History Month.

Here are th...

The Social Library, Volume 2

 News / Last Modified: 10 March 2015

We continue our new weekly feature surfacing some of the amazing work we see coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. While we didn't include you in the list below, a special nod to the many libraries celebrating Dr Seuss' birthday this week! ...