Small pieces, loosely joined: is it any wonder that 2.0talk clumps into lists? I won’t embark on a whole metalist, but here, at least, are a couple of Library 2.0 itemizations I enjoyed today, garnished with a few glib comments.
- Encourage Social Contributions With Individual Benefit – all for me, me for all
- Make Content Editable Whenever Possible – and yes, not just in some little playpen
- Encourage Unintended Uses – even for books?
- Provide Continuous, Interactive User Experiences –
- Make Sure Your Site Offers Its Content as Feeds and/or Web services –
- Let Users Establish and Build On Their Reputations – hello, superpatron
- Allow Low-Friction Enrichment of Your Information – but as for high-friction enrichment… build your own %^#* library
- Give Users the Right To Remix – yes but beware ‘truthiness’
- Reuse Other Services Aggressively – including lists…
- Build Small Pieces, Loosely Joined – see Casey Bisson on a 2.0 Opac (or 2.Opac? toepack?)
2 Ten Techie Things for Librarians 2006, by Michael Stephens. Looser, sprawling entries — many emphasizing interactivity. Good intermixture of links.
- User Centered Planning & User Perceptions – again, really they’re patrons
- Building Resources & Comments Enabled – yes, right, why not try?
- Open Source Software & Shared Development – but freedom ain’t free, of course
- The Future of the ILS – tips to another Blyberg list, his ILS Customer Bill of Rights
- Devices – you know, those little electronic communication thingies that
userspatrons obligingly tote
- Electronic Resource Management & DRM – you know, those little electronic dis-communication thingies that
thugscontent providers relentlessly embed
- Mash Ups & Playlists – more fun with APIs
- Content & Experience – teen creators, Generation C, whatever you call them, when they make they wake
- Web 2.0 – uh, right, see above
- Librarians & the Heart – I think this has to do with personality, actually
- Bonus: Balance, Breathing and Being Zen – hey, breathing’s interactive too