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Library 2.0: An Overview

WithElizabeth Connor

SUMMARY. Web 2.0 technologies focus on peer production, posting, subscribing, and tagging content; building and inhabiting social networks; and combining existing and emerging applications in new and creative ways to impart meaning, improve search precision, and better represent data. The Web 2.0 extended to libraries has been called Library 2.0, which has ramifications for how librarians, including those who work in medical settings, will interact and relate to persons who were born digital, especially related to teaching and learning, and planning future library services and facilities. doi:10.1300/J115v26S01_02 [Article copies available for a fee from The Haworth Document Delivery Service: 1-800-HAWORTH. E-mail address: <[email protected]> Website: < http://www.HaworthPress.com > © 2007 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.]