Social software in libraries : building collaboration, communication, and community Online / Meredith G. Farkas.

Social software lets libraries show a human face online, helping them communicate, educate, and interact with their communities. This nuts-and-bolts guide provides librarians with the information and skills necessary to implement the most popular and effective social software technologies: blogs, RS...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Farkas, Meredith G., 1977-
Format: Book
Published: Medford, N.J. : Information Today, ©2007.
Series:Professional development collection.
Table of Contents:
  • What is social software?
  • Blogs
  • Blogs in libraries : practical applications
  • RSS
  • Wikis
  • Online communities
  • Social networking
  • Social bookmarking and collaborative filtering
  • Tools for synchronous online reference
  • The mobile revolution
  • Podcasting
  • Screencasting and vodcasting
  • Gaming
  • What will work @ your library
  • Keeping up : a primer
  • Future trends in social software.