Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies

1st Edition

A Global Approach

Authors: Hui-Lan Titangos
Paperback ISBN: 9781843346968
eBook ISBN: 9781780633619
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 31st August 2013
Page Count: 304
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Table of Contents

List of figures and tables

List of abbreviations

About the author

Acknowledgements

Preface

Part 1: History: Never A Dull Moment

Chapter 1: Local community: a long view

Abstract:

A long process

In the era of social media technologies

Chapter 2: Santa Cruz Public Library, California: a brief review

Abstract:

Monterey Library Association: the first public library in California

Santa Cruz Library Association: the predecessor of SCPL

First head librarian: Minerva Waterman

Preserving Pacific West heritage: Hubert Howe Bancroft

Preserving Pacific West natural resources: John Muir

Chapter 3: The rise of local authors and content

Abstract:

Santa Cruz County history and Margaret Koch

Chinese Gold and Sandy Lydon

Hihn-Younger Archive and Stanley D. Stevens

Pathways to the Past

Chapter 4: Putting Davenport on the map

Abstract:

Librarian historian: Alverda Orlando

Davenport Cement Centennial

Lime Kiln Legacies

Urgency in history preservation

Part 2: The Era of Library 1.0

Chapter 5: Santa Cruz Public Library: community on the web

Abstract:

Full-text Local History Articles

SCPL Local History Gallery

Local online databases

Chapter 6: Shanghai Library: windows to the world

Abstract:

The opening of Shanghai

The Xujiahui Library: the first library in Shanghai

The Shanghai Library

Shanghai International Library Forum (SILF)

The Window of Shanghai (WoS)

Chapter 7: Oslo Public Library: digital efforts

Abstract:

History

The Deichman Digital Workshop (Deichmans Digitale Verksted)

Kinoteket (Cinematheque)

Traditional library services in digital form

Part 3: Present: Library 2.0

Introduction

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Description

Social media technologies can help connect local communities to the wider world. Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies introduces the experience of bringing a local community to the world. This book, with the model of Santa Cruz County, California, develops a truly global approach to the subject. The first section of the book covers the early efforts of recording the local Santa Cruz area, before moving on to deal with Library 1.0. The next section looks at the present situation with Library 2.0 and its benefits. The book ends with a discussion of future directions and the implications of Library 3.0 and beyond.

Key Features

  • Illustrates the potential for new developments through practical experience
  • Goes beyond digitization technology to include: integrating database management; using library professionals’ unique research skills; conferencing and publications; and rejuvenating Library 1.0 applications
  • Demonstrates how to effectively present local information to the world

Readership

Practitioners and students in Library and Information Science


Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Chandos Publishing 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781780633619
Paperback ISBN:
9781843346968

Reviews

"The value...lies in its main key feature: the sharing of practical experiences of presenting local information to the world. It is intended for persons interested in embracing Web 2.0 technologies to improve the services they render to their individual communities."--Online Information Review,Vol 38, No. 5, 2014


About the Authors

Hui-Lan Titangos Author

Hui-Lan H. Titangos is Reference/Access Services Librarian at Santa Cruz Public Libraries. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Information Management and an MLIS from the University of California at Berkeley. Her previous experience includes working for The DIALOG Corporation, Pacific Neighbourhood Consortium, and Shanghai Filmmakers’ Association. She came to Santa Cruz in 1989 and fell in love with its landscape, and most of all, its people. She is the author of five working papers about Santa Cruz published in journals and publications, such as Library Management and Chinese Librarianship.

Affiliations and Expertise

Santa Cruz Public Libraries, USA