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Social software in libraries : building collaboration, communication, and community Online

Author: Meredith G Farkas
Publisher: Medford, N.J. : Information Today, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Social software lets libraries show a human face online, helping them communicate, educate, and interact with their communities. This nuts-and-bolts guide provides librarians with the information and skills necessary to implement the most popular and effective social software technologies: blogs, RSS, wikis, social networking software, screencasting, photo-sharing, podcasting, instant messaging, gaming, and more.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith G Farkas
ISBN: 9781573872751 157387275X
OCLC Number: 84837845
Description: xxiv, 320 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is social software? --
Blogs --
Blogs in libraries : practical applications --
RSS --
Wikis --
Online communities --
Social networking --
Social bookmarking and collaborative filtering --
Tools for synchronous online reference --
The mobile revolution --
Podcasting --
Screencasting and vodcasting --
Gaming --
What will work @ your library --
Keeping up : a primer --
Future trends in social software.
Responsibility: Meredith G. Farkas.
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Social software lets libraries show a human face online, helping them communicate, educate, and interact with their communities. This nuts-and-bolts guide provides librarians with the information and skills necessary to implement the most popular and effective social software technologies: blogs, RSS, wikis, social networking software, screencasting, photo-sharing, podcasting, instant messaging, gaming, and more. Success stories and interviews highlight these tools ease-of-use and tremendous impact.

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An Excellent Resource for Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 Guidance

by arecord (WorldCat user published 2008-10-07) Excellent Permalink

As an avid library blogger, a regular technology columnist for American Libraries, and the so-called...
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