Practical Application of Emerging Technologies in Libraries: Keeping Pace and Discerning Relevance

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2008-07-01T20:45:26Z

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Sweet, Robert

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This limited presentation briefly addresses desktop and mobile computing; multimedia and communication technologies; web 2.0 tools and services such as RSS, podcasting, wikis, blogs, social networking, etc.; and the emerging of Web 3.0—meaning the intertwining of web-based social applications for the work or business world, and using the Internet as an operating system (like Windows 2000 or XP) for totally new kinds of dynamic virtual ‘applications.’

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This is an otherwise unpublished presentation given at the Texas Library Association District 9 annual meeting in Lubbock, TX on 16 September 2006. The presentation is in PowerPoint 2003 format.

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Mobile computing, Internet, Open source software, Library apps

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