Bec in the library

"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library." — Jorge Luis Borges

INF506 module 2 reading and links December 21, 2011

Wikis

http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/biztech/watch-out-wikipedia-here-comes-britannica-20/2009/01/22/1232471469973.html

Taxonomy/folksonomy

http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities/2009/06/stephanie-lemieux-talks-about-folksonomy-and-taxonomy-in-the-enterprise.php

http://www.vanderwal.net/folksonomy.html

Tagging

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/

http://delicious.com/tag/

Tag for INF506 delicious account: for:sissocialmedia

Walsh, A. (2009). Quick response codes and libraries, Library Hi Tech News26(5/6), pp.7-9. Available from Emerald Full-text Database
Mashups – combining two types of social media into one, like a flickr feed into FB

http://beta.twittervision.com/

http://mashable.com/

Implications of mash-ups

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/

http://mashupaustralia.org/open-access-to-psi/

Social networking

http://www.emarketer.com/Article.aspx?R=1007202

http://techcrunch.com/2009/06/07/a-map-of-social-network-dominance/

http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2009/8/2_Million_More_Australians_Go_Social_in_2009

http://www.commoncraft.com/video/social-media-and-workplace (what a great, clear explanation for how business can respond using social media)

Recommended readings about social networking

Steckerl, S. (2007). Survival guide: Online social networking. FUMSI, (September). Retrieved from http://web.fumsi.com/go/article/use/2346 – a good guide to social networking for information professionals

Chapman, C. (2009). Social network design: Examples and best practices. Smashing Magazine, (13 July). Retrieved from http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/07/13/social-network-design-examples-and-best-practices/ – an excellent overview of social networking site design principles and features.

Thompson, D. (2011). Infographic: What the Largest Social Media Companies Are Worth, The Atlantic, May 25. Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/05/infographic-what-the-largest-social-media-companies-are-worth/239468/ – gives you an indication of the nature of ecomonic growth of social networks as businesses!
RSS feeds
Gaming and 3D virtual worlds
Helmer, J., & Learning Light (2007). Second Life and virtual worlds Available from http://www.norfolkelearningforum.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/virtual-worlds_ll_oct_2007.pdf
Dede, C. (2009). Immersive interfaces for engagement and learning,
Science, 323(5910), 66-69. Retrieved from http://www.sciencemag.org.ezproxy.csu.edu.au/cgi/reprint/sci;323/5910/66.pdf
Photo and video hosting

http://www.dmoz.org/Computers/Internet/On_the_Web/Web_Applications/Photo_Sharing/Image_Hosting//

Communications: VoIP and web conferencinghttp://www.library.ohiou.edu/ask/skype.htmlSatterfield, B. (2010). Web Conferencing Tools: Right for You? (How to pick a package that meets your nonprofit’s needs). TechSoup, (12 February). Retrieved from http://www.techsoup.org/learningcenter/internet/page5975.cfm

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