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 13

 News / Last Modified: 19 May 2015

In Volume 13 of our Social Library series, we're showcasing libraries who are truly connecting with their communities. Through partnerships focused on health and education, and in recognition of patrons, young and old, here are a few examples of the ...

The Social Library, Volume 12

 News / Last Modified: 19 May 2015

With Volume 12 of the Social Library, we see examples of libraries directly impacting the everyday yet critical needs of community members. From economic development to healthy snacks, and civic duty to aging drivers, here are some examples of the th...

The Social Library, Volume 11

 News / Last Modified: 12 May 2015

With the arrival of a new month, Volume 11 of the Social Library brings a collection of worthy celebrations to our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those libraries we follow on Facebook.

From Screen-Free Week to Mental Health Aw...

The Social Library, Volume 10

 News / Last Modified: 05 May 2015

We're excited to be publishing Volume 10 of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those libraries we follow on Facebook.

With definite signs of Spring and of Earth Day/Week, our Facebook feed lit up with color...

The Social Library, Volume 9

 News / Last Modified: 28 April 2015

We're excited to share Volume 9 of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those libraries we follow on Facebook. This week's discoveries include highlights from National Library Week, a variety of library programs, and ...