While catching up on my feed reading, I’ve noticed just how much people like to talk about Web 2.0. Yes, we get it: Web 2.0 aka “social media” is the future. Well actually, no, that’s not quite right, because “social media” is already very much here and now. Let the statistics convince you (via Bobbi Newmann’s Librarian By Day blog):
And for those of you that aren’t sure about how to board the fast-moving social media train, Curtis Roger’s Libraries & Life has some suggestions. I’m a bit let down that blogs don’t even rate a mention and I wonder if in the context of the GI-NY’s move downtown (the countdown has begun…), should the library start tweeting? With its restriction to 140 characters, Twitter will presumably be less time-consuming than blogging…
Saving the best for last, here’s a “special” promotional video for the Collingswood Library:
After so much Web 2.0 and preparing for the future, a little ‘retro’ does the soul good!