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 9

 News / Last Modified: 21 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 ...

The Social Library, Volume 8

 News / Last Modified: 21 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...

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...

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...