Category Archives: INF206 Social Networking OLJ

INF206 Evaluative Report

Part A – Evaluative Statement The three OLJ blog posts chosen to form the basis of this evaluative statement are: Librarian 2.0 A – Z of Social Networking RSS feeds A librarian in the Web 2.0 world A close examination of … Continue reading

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Second Life

One of the most interesting immersive experiences I’ve had during this course have been our class visits into Second Life.  I have never been a gamer so MUVE (Multi User Virtual Environment) and MMOG (Massively Multiplayer Online Game) platforms are unfamiliar to … Continue reading

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Issues related to online identity, privacy and trust

Many of us who work in libraries have a professional online profile – often linked to the work we do, these profiles are generally available publicly and can be useful for networking or as a way to provide information about … Continue reading

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Growing trends in digital citizenship

There are a number of growing trends evident with the rising use of online technologies and this shift is having a major impact on how individuals behave and how we interact with what can seem like an overwhelming amount of information.  On … Continue reading

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Innovative use of social media in libraries

Although many libraries are taking a 2.0 approach to providing information services using Web 2.0 tools, there are others that draw the line when it comes to using more popular forms of social networking.  Certainly in some organisations there may … Continue reading

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A – Z of Social Networking

‘The A to Z of Social Networking for Libraries’ is a list created by AnnaLaura Brown in 2010 where she offers advice as to why libraries should be using social networks.  Choosing only five points to discuss in this post is a challenge mainly because … Continue reading

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Librarian 2.0

Following on from the previous post about ‘Library 2.0’ I would like to introduce the related term ‘Librarian 2.0’ and talk about what I believe to be some of the essential skills and attributes required of an information professional today.  ‘Librarian … Continue reading

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