Web 2.0 - The New Commons

Umbach, Judith M.
October 2006
Feliciter;2006, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p192
The author reflects on the introduction of social software Web 2.0 and its adoption in libraries in Canada. She remarked that if the library is the ultimate expression of democracy, then it must take part of the new technology. She also presented some characteristics of Web 2.0 as described by presenter Geoff Kenton Good and Geoff Harder at the Alberta Library Conference. Furthermore, she invited others to join the revolution, which she believed could entice new library users.


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