community

Collaborative Tools

The term Web 2.0 has been around since the end of 2004. Wikipedia, the free user-created Web encyclopedia, defines it as “the trend in the use of World Wide Web technology and Web design that aims to enhance creativity, information sharing and, most notably, collaboration among users.” Web 2.0 is as transformational as the arrival of the Internet itself. It isn’t about technology, but about community, sharing and openness.

Specifically, Web 2.0 can enhance your library’s ability to:

Effectively Collaborating with Other Libraries and Partners

Why is It Important to Collaborate?

Many libraries encourage staff to participate in opportunities for the library to actively engage in the community outside library walls…with good reason:

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