[Air-L] A/V Now Available For Web 2.0 / WebQuebed / The Quantum Web Rome Presentation

McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] gerrymck at iastate.edu
Fri Mar 20 09:39:59 PDT 2009

A/V Now Available For Web 2.0 / WebQuebed / The Quantum Web Rome




I am pleased to inform you that in addition to my PPT, the A/V for my
Web 2.0 / WebQuebed / The Quantum Web / Rome Presentation is Now
Available At


[ http://tinyurl.com/dzpa99 ]


The Participatory Web: Web 2.0 and The Future of The Library 


As characterized by Wikipedia, "'Web 2.0' describes the changing trends
in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aim to
enhance creativity, communications, secure information sharing,
collaboration and functionality of the web"


Such 'participatory' technologies include not only blogging (e.g.
Blogger), photo-sharing (e.g. Flickr), social bookmarking (e.g.
Delicious), but folksonomies (e.g., tagging), online social networks
(e.g., Facebook), video-sharing (e.g., YouTube), and wikis (e.g.,


In this ... [presentation] we provide an overview of several significant
Web 2.0 technologies and profile numerous examples of libraries
worldwide that have implemented these interactive technologies in their
efforts to enhance collaboration and communication with their respective


[We Conclude With A Profile Of Discussion Of WebQubed - The Mixed And
Mashed Web / MixedUp Web


AND  Introduce  >> The Quantum Web <<  Our Vision Of The Future Of The
Web After WebQubed. 


Happy Spring !!!




Gerry McKiernan

Associate Professor

Science and Technology Librarian

Iowa State University Library

Ames IA 50011


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