TITLE

Web 2.0 - The New Commons

AUTHOR(S)
Umbach, Judith M.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Feliciter;2006, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p192
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
22882831

 

Related Articles

  • Multimedia Reviews: Library Automation. Baum, Jan; Cox, Ruth; Martin, Jim // Media & Methods;May/Jun99, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p26 

    Presents several computer softwares for library automation in schools in the United States as of May 1999. Includes Alexandria, for parents to participate in school related projects from home; Circulation Plus, to assist administrators in collection management tasks; GeoWeb, a Web-based public...

  • An Apple for the Librarian: The OUC Experience. Planton, Stanley; Phillips, Susan // Journal of Academic Librarianship;May86, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p84 

    Evaluates the use of the PFS and Visicalc software programs in the library of the Ohio University-Chillicothe campus. Microcomputers purchased for the campus; Software applications with PFS; Problems encountered in utilizing PFS and Visicalc.

  • Library automation package `smart school' libraries serve as nerve centers.  // T H E Journal;Jun94, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p56 

    Features the library automation package at Hampton City Schools of Virginia's Bethel High. Internal network of the smart school; Creation of an electronic classroom; Automation of the library; Utilization of the Alexandria software; Enhancement of interlibrary circulation.

  • Gaylord to distribute Pro-Cite.  // Computers in Libraries;Oct93, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p5 

    Reports on Gaylord Information Systems' agreement with Personal Bibliographic Software for the distribution of the Pro-Cite bibliographic information management software. Gaylord's integration of Pro-Cite with its GALAXY System Online Public Access Catalog; Use of Pro-Cite as a database...

  • Concourse.  // Library Technology Reports;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p396 

    Features the library system software called Concourse from Book Systems, Inc. Description of general operations; Capabilities of the system in cataloging and indexing; Patron and transaction record processing; Internet connectivity and searching options; Advantages and disadvantages of Concourse.

  • Long live Deep Thought. Schuyler, Michael // Computers in Libraries;May94, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p33 

    Describes the Deep Thought library automation system. Development of the Deep Thought software; Management of the Ethernet system; Cost-effectiveness of automation; Laser scanners versus wands; Hooking up communications server.

  • Nichols releases Athena 97 with Visual Search.  // Computers in Libraries;Jan1998, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p12 

    Reveals that Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc. announced in January of 1998 the release of Athena 97, the latest version of its library automation system. Searching options; Visual Search; The capability to make global changes to numerous MARC records in a single operation; Contact information.

  • International Library Systems introduces Sydney PLUS for Windows NT.  // Computers in Libraries;Jan1998, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p14 

    Reports that International Library Systems announced the release of Sydney PLUS library automation system for Windows NT 4.0 in January of 1998. Processor the program runs on; Contact information.

  • INNOPAC links Long Island libs. Rogers, Michael // Library Journal;5/1/1996, Vol. 121 Issue 8, p22 

    Reports that Suffolk County Cooperative Library System members have chosen Innovative Interfaces' INNOPAC as its library automation software. Headquartered in Bellport, New York; The expectation that all the libraries in the county will have access to the central union catalog database; The...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics