Tag Archives: Web 2.0

Librarian support for researchers

Stock, space and support – these are the typical functions of a library and librarians. Library development has generally focused on the first two but made “less progress in updating the third”. Reskilling for research is a report on the … Continue reading

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Training events – sponsored by INASP

If you would like to keep an eye on training events being held in your country, this is a good place to look. I noticed that in December 2011 there will be workshops on: Ghana: Research writing skills, Journals online, … Continue reading

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The future of Web 2.0 – linked data

Linked data is about linking ‘things’ to other ‘things’, by giving them a label or identifier (a URI). The URI looks much like a URL except that it links information from different data sets so that they can be shared … Continue reading

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Web 2.0/Lib 2.0 Workshop for Tanzanian Librarians

Tanzania Library and Information Association (TLA) organized a 3 day workshop between 15th -17th June, 2011 for it members to introduce them to Web 2.0/Lib 2.0 applications in Library service provision. This was the first workshop of this kind and it was … Continue reading

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The Use and Benefit of Web 2.0 in Libraries

A Social Education: the use and benefit of Web 2.0 in university libraries (a short article by Lyn Robinson) is something that interested me and might be of interest to colleagues (see p.10 in the INASP Newsletter for May 2011). It … Continue reading

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