Demystifying Web 2.0 for librarians: From technonovice to technopro

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Conference Proceeding


Are you intrigued by the Web 2.0 world, but haven’t had time to explore the possibilities offered in the constantly evolving online environment? Learn about resources that can help you with your professional growth and in the process experiment with technologies that you can implement for your patrons. This interactive preconference is designed for librarians interested in learning Web 2.0 basics, enhancing their own professional development using technology and thinking critically about Web 2.0 hype to identify what technologies provide the greatest impact for the least efforts. Some of the topics that will be covered include instant messaging, Blogs, Wikis, RSS feeds, Social bookmarking, and more.


Academic libraries – Effect of technological innovations on; Libraries and the Internet; Library Web sites; Web 2.0


Library and Information Science


Preconference held in Mesa, AZ

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