Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Abstract

Web 2.0 is made of written text but also images, movies, music, and sound, moving from textual information to multimedia. With Web 2.0, the user can create information, because of the availability of software that is cheap and easy to use. Wikis, Blogs and RSS are examples of how this new generation, as well as the older ones, uses these technologies to give, receive, and create information. This article offers an overview of three technologies, Blogs, Wikis, and RSS with examples of how they can be used within the scope of the library and reflects on whether it is worth it to adopt these services in the library.

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