Tiny Tech & 2.0 EthicsJessamyn West
Handouts & Files
Tiny Tech Links
- Broadband Adoption and Use in America & NY Times summary [pdf]
- Pew Research Center's reports & August 2010 report about adoption slowdown
- Competing media messages image
- GROW Model of problem solving [goal, reality, obstacles/options, way forward]
- READ Posters from Brattleboro DPW.
- Kimball library strategic plan.
- Popular library accounts using Twitter
- Flagler oral history project
- Extended Firefox information
- County of Brant Library: Home page, digital collections, Our Brant Wiki, Cemetery category & page
- Many more real-world digitzation stories.
- DIY Book Scanner & instructions, Book Liberator instructions
- Other good examples on the Library Success Wiki and "13 Ways (and 147 Tools) to Help Your Library Save Money on Technology"
- Web 2.0 Freebies
- Dreamhost free hosting
- Flickr for Good
- Video hosting: YouTube, Vimeo, Viddler, Facebook
- Blogging software: Wordpress, Movable Type, Blogger, Twitter
- Cheapie "digitzation"
- Turning RSS into: email, a box on your website, a widget
- Making a calendar with an RSS feed - RSS calendar
- How to help someone use a computer pamphlet
- Further suggestions: Library Tech Talk, LibSuccess, Web4Lib mailing list
Small Usability Steps You Can Take
- Convert uneccessary PDFs
- Add images & personality
- Reach out in multiple ways, overlap is okay
- Track connections you make
- Use clear language, especially for new tools
- Find ways to take control of your own technology
- Make use of free tools to further the library's mission
- Use technology to reflect the community back to themselves, have them helping you
- Give patrons a chance to be better patrons: email updates, interacting when the library is closed, being tech-mentors for other patrons.
- Cloud computing: Wikipedia, First Monday article
- What is Web 2.0? Old but very good.
- Wikipedia: list of social software & list of social networking websites
- Intellectual freedom, defined: ALA Intellectual Freedom Q&A
- Privacy policies: Facebook, MySpace, Flickr
- policy sidebar: opt in vs. opt out (facebook knows what you did last summer)
- ALA: guidelines on intellectual freedom and privacy.
- Tools & prvacy implications: OPAC sample policy, email sample policy, IM sample policy, Google toolbar privacy "notice"
- Privacy audits: brief description, privacy audit checklist, what SFPL did, Karen Coyle's presentations, ALA tools including sample policies
- Recombining data leads to things we may not have thought of: AOL mess, pdf about tracking conflict of interest
- Three examples: Google Buzz, PleaseRobMe, Guys with iPhones (link is NOT SAFE FOR WORK)
- Laws: constitution - privacy expectation (more), COPPA (more) - minors, HIPAA, state library privacy laws
- Three types of data: personal (PII), relational/transactional, behavioral (more)
- Organizations: EPIC, PRC, Stanford CIS privacy category