Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Thing 23 - Summing up

What I've liked:

  • Del.ic.ious has become a permanent part of my online activities now. I've found it so handy to be at any pc anywhere and be able to access bookmarks quickly and efficiently.

  • I continue to experiment with the HMC Library Facebook page. It's fun and I think helps build a sense of ownership among our users...but how many of them are really accessing all my groovy widgets to connect them to SOLO etc? I'm open-minded about this. One definite plus: I've enjoyed what LibraryThing has to offer and want to work on expanding our users' awareness of it as a way of keeping on top of new acquisitions. I also want to maximise what the use that can be made of RSS feeds.

  • A further revelation has been the Oxford Libraries Web 2.0 Wiki. I can see myself dipping frequently into this to latch onto other people's bright ideas and experience, and perhaps contribute some of my own.

Things I see myself making less use of:

  • Twitter, 'cos Facebook does it for me...
  • Piknik/Flikr...never a camera geek.
  • Blogs...you either blog or you Facebook, right? Not both (so they say).

I'm extremely glad I've participated in this and heartily thank the team who organised it!

2 comments:

  1. Congratulations on reaching the end! Glad you've enjoyed the course and found it useful. Looking forward to seeing what you add to the web 2.0 wiki in due course!

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  2. PS Podcasts is something I haven't been able to get to work either...wonder if I lack the software. I do listen online via iPlayer etc, but podcasts I think is a slightly different phenomenon?

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