Librarians, Libraries, and User-Generated Maps

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user-generated maps:

user-generated maps Nick Tomaiuolo Elihu Burritt Library, Central Connecticut State University “ not your father ’ s library ” Connecticut Library Association, May 2, 2011

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Libraries and Flickr YouTube Blip.TV Vimeo SlideBoom Wikipedia Podcasting Tagging Patrons ’ comments in the OPAC Facebook Custom Search Engines - and much more

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the Web as Platform Tagging NOT Taxonomy Participation The Long Tail User as Contributor Perpetual Beta Right to Remix Data Source Becomes Richer as People Use It User Builds Infrastructure Software resides on the Web, not on our personal computers

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the Web as Platform Tagging NOT Taxonomy Flickr, Delicious, Library Catalogs Participation Comments in Blogs Comments on News Citizen Journalism The Long Tail Sell Niche Goods to Small Groups of Consumers e.g., self-publishing User as Contributor Reviews at Amazon Feedback at eBay Google PageRank Perpetual Beta Google Scholar Facebook Right to Remix Google Maps Data Source Becomes Richer as People Use It Collaborative Tagging: LC at Flickr Commons Wikipedia User Builds Infrastructure Google Custom Search Engines Yahoo! Pipes Software resides on the Web, not on our personal computers Wordpress , Blogger, Wikispaces , Twitter

user-generated maps:

user-generated maps Basic: Placemarks , Lines (paths), Shapes Advanced possibilities : Add descriptive text including Rich Text and HTML Embed photos, audio, and video Share maps with others Open your maps to collaboration Overlay information such as photos, weather, and public transit maps Other: Search for user-generated maps

user as cybercartographer:

user as cybercartographer

variation on a theme:

variation on a theme

advanced options:

advanced options

using images, video and external links to text and sound:

using images , video and external links to text and sound

using images, video and external links to text and sound:

using images, video and external links to text and sound

place maps on your webpage (embed):

place maps on your webpage (embed)

place maps on your webpage:

place maps on your webpage

flexible software:

flexible software

flexible software:

flexible software

another view:

another view

a personal favorite:

a personal favorite

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(N.B. a Google map that has been embedded on another webpage.)

book bans & challenges 10 collaborators, 2 million views:

book bans & challenges 10 collaborators, 2 million views

codexmap.com:

codexmap.com

of possible use at reference desk:

of possible use at reference desk

of possible use at reference desk:

of possible use at reference desk

of possible use at reference desk:

of possible use at reference desk

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irritated maps user google employee

searching Google Maps for user-generated content :

searching Google Maps for user-generated content http://maps.google.com/?mrt=ds&filter=0&q=yoursearchterms

searching Google Maps for user-generated content :

searching Google Maps for user-generated content http://maps.google.com/?mrt=ds&filter=0&q= “ oil spills ”

crude method for locating UGC - maps:

crude method for locating UGC - maps

a typical, basic, library map :

a typical, basic, library map

another “here we are” library map:

another “ here we are ” library map

innovative library maps:

innovative library maps McMillan Memorial Library Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

innovative library maps:

innovative library maps

innovative library maps:

innovative library maps

connecting to the catalog:

connecting to the catalog

connecting to the catalog:

connecting to the catalog

connecting to the catalog:

connecting to the catalog

anthro library homepage:

anthro library homepage

landing page:

landing page

the dissertation field site map :

the dissertation field site map

link to dissertation:

link to dissertation

connecting to a database:

connecting to a database

funny but true: libraries / listing maps at the Library Success Wiki:

funny but true: libraries / listing maps at the Library Success Wiki

funny but true: libraries / listing maps at the Library Success Wiki:

funny but true: libraries / listing maps at the Library Success Wiki

an aside concerning tagging:

an aside concerning tagging Games With A Purpose (GWAP) the ESP Game http://www.espgame.org/gwap/

isness, ofness, aboutness:

isness, ofness, aboutness Games With A Purpose (GWAP) the ESP Game http://www.espgame.org/gwap/

not: grass not: woman matched on: sheep:

not : grass not : woman matched on: sheep http://www.espgame.org/gwap/

21 sites providing the software for USERS to create FREE maps:

21 sites providing the software for USERS to create FREE maps http://web.ccsu.edu/library/tomaiuolon/UContent/mapssites.htm

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