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 22

 News / Last Modified: 29 July 2015

In Volume 22 of our Social Library series, we're showcasing the great work of libraries on Facebook who are going the extra mile to meet their patrons wherever they are. These libraries are reaching out into the community via snail mail, bringing the...

The Social Library, Volume 21

 News / Last Modified: 28 July 2015

With summer zipping by, it's nice to pause to appreciate the gems in Volume 21 of our Social Library series. Each Tuesday, WebJunction showcase libraries we follow on Facebook, and the great work they're doing to support and connect with their commun...

The Social Library, Volume 23

 News / Last Modified: 28 July 2015

We were thrilled to hear from three libraries who have been following our Social Library series who asked that we share, with you, their wonderful examples of outreach. So in Social Library, Volume 23 we're pleased to be showcasing our first set of l...

The Social Library, Volume 20

 News / Last Modified: 14 July 2015

We're excited to be sharing Volume 20 in our Social Library series, with libraries engaging their communities in strategic planning, showcasing local artists, and supporting digital literacy. WebJunction appreciates the opportunity to showcase the gr...

The Social Library, Volume 19

 News / Last Modified: 07 July 2015

Welcome to Volume 19 of our Social Library in which we're pleased to spotlight five libraries and the ways they're connecting with their communities. With innovative programming and simple, but meaningful, uses social media, these libraries provide i...