John Blyberg describes Library 2.0 like this: “Library 2.0 simply means making your library’s space (virtual and physical) more interactive, collaborative, and driven by community needs.” For Thing 2, please complete Part 1 and Part 2.
Part 1: Learning
Start out by choosing at least two of the four activities below, to help you learn more about Web 2.0 and Library 2.0.
1) Watch this video http://www.viddler.com/explore/sirexkat/videos/5/ about Library 2.0. The speaker is Stephen Abram, who is Vice-President of Innovation at Sirsi-Dynix.
2) Read this blog post: http://www.blyberg.net/2006/01/09/11-reasons-why-library-20-exists-and-matters/ by John Blyberg Assistant Director for Innovation and User Experience at the Darien Library in Connecticut.
3) Read this webpage about Web 2.0 http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html
4) Watch the video on this page http://theshiftedlibrarian.com/archives/2007/02/07/think_library_20_as_you_watch_this.html
Part 2: Sharing
Write a post on your own blog about your thoughts about Library 2.0 or Web 2.0 and how they apply to you and your library.
It would also be a good time to click here and look at your fellow participants’ blogs.