Web 2.0 for librarians and information professionals

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Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2008 - Computers - 209 pages
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Here is a book that will help public, school, and academic librarians take advantage of Web 2.0 technologies. Using an easy-to-understand writing style, author Ellyssa Kroski provides librarians and information professionals with a detailed look at the latest and hottest technologies. She provides innovative, real-world examples of libraries which are using these technologies to enhance their online presence, showcase services and increase patronage - as well as helpful, illustrative screenshots. Whether to create a book review blog, social bookmark collection, subject specific RSS feed, or a specialized search engine, librarians will find this guide invaluable for promoting their services in a digital age and attracting even the most tech-savvy of patrons.

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Libraries know they should increase their visibility in the online community, but many are overwhelmed by the diverse choices of Web 2.0 tools. Kroski (reference, Columbia Univ.) not only clearly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anne48 - LibraryThing

An excellent book for librarians considering implementation of participative technologies. Includes chapters on Answers Technology and Productivity Tools in addition to common Web 2.0 technologies ... Read full review

Contents

Web 2 0
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Blogs
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RSS and Newsreaders
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Copyright

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