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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A Challenge from OpenIDEO

 News / Last Modified: 30 January 2017

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...

Taming Tech Tools for Libraries

 Webinar / Last Modified: 28 December 2016

Join this webinar to explore a toolbox of 25+ free tech tools that you can use to help your library better serve patron needs and to work smarter.

Library Social Media Use

 Webinar / Last Modified: 12 December 2016

This webinar will cover how to create, administer, moderate, and leverage your library’s online presence using popular social media tools.

Cloud Computing 101

 Webinar / Last Modified: 16 November 2016

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on February 9, 2012 by Roy Tennant on cloud computing for libraries.

Competencies for Social Networking in Libraries

 Document / Last Modified: 14 August 2015

Social networking is infused into many library services. Here is a list of skills, knowledge, and attitudes that will help library staff achieve competence in this area.