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 7

 News / Last Modified: 15 April 2015

We begin April with the seventh installment of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those organizations we follow on Facebook. This month brings a number of celebrations including National Poetry Month and National Li...

The Social Library, Volume 6

 News / Last Modified: 14 April 2015

With the sixth installment of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those organizations we follow on Facebook, we discovered a library showcasing new local music, #bookfacefriday, a call to future-thinking from SXSW, n...

The Social Library, Volume 8

 News / Last Modified: 14 April 2015

Welcome to Volume 8 of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those organizations we follow on Facebook.

This week surfaced a range of events and services that hightlight the outstanding partnerships that libra...

A Challenge from OpenIDEO

 News / Last Modified: 10 April 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 5

 News / Last Modified: 08 April 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...