Relevance and Visuals

For my book review, I’m looking at Gee and Haye’s “Language and Learning in the Digital Age” (2011) and one of the things I’m looking at, is whether the book has longevity.  Anything with “digital” in the title published more than 3 nanoseconds ago, begs the question of whether it will have legs. So I’ve been playing around with looking at the evolution of the … Continue reading Relevance and Visuals

OLJ: Web 2.0 tools Module 4

Activity Visit ASU’s collection of The Library Minute videos and view five (5) of these one minute videos, then visit two (2) of the other Web 2.0 tools used as part of the ASU Library Channel suite at http://lib.asu.edu/librarychannel/. Write a critical evaluation on ASU Libraries’ use of these platforms to achieve the 4Cs of social media (in no more than 350 words). 4Cs of Web 2.0: collaboration, conversation, … Continue reading OLJ: Web 2.0 tools Module 4

Library 2.0 or the operation of public services?

Introduction: An understanding of the Digital Environment and how it is related to libraries is undertaken in the critiquing of three articles each offering different perspectives.  In the first, Anderson (2007a) attempts to find an academic framework within which to analyze “Web 2.0” and “Library 2.0”.  Missingham (2009) describes the Australian experience in encouraging participation in the digital economy and digital citizenship through a national … Continue reading Library 2.0 or the operation of public services?