VALA2006Encouraging interaction online: the emerging roles of blogs/wikis/RSS in fostering and encouraging user participation

VALA 2006 CONCURRENT SESSION 4: New Technology
Wednesday 8 February 2006, 15:10 - 15:40
Persistent URL: http://www.vala.org.au/vala2006-proceedings/vala2006-session-4-volke

VALA Peer Reviewed PaperSean Volke

Electronic Solutions Consultant, Thomson Gale Australia/NZ
http://gale.cengage.com.au

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Abstract

This paper provides an overview of three technologies: blogs, RSS and wikis. It gives an introduction to each and explores how they are being used within the library community. RSS is of particular interest to libraries; it provides opportunities for interacting with library users and is already being incorporated into library catalogues and websites. Wikis too show promise for future development.

 

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