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This bibliography of articles about library 2.0 starts with the most recent research. The term Library 2.0 was coined by Michael Casey on LibraryCrunch in 2005. Concepts such as "Library 2.0" emerged as an obvious spinoff of "web 2.0", a term popularized by O'Reilly Media. In 2012, the term seems to be in decline.
What is Library 2.0?
see also Other Library 2.0 Definitions
- "The principles of library 2.0 seek to put users in touch with information and entertainment wherever they may be, breaking down the barriers of space, time and outdated policy. It is a user-centered paradigm focusing on knowledge, experience, collaboration, the creation of new content and encouraging the heart." - Michael Stephens Tame the Web
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- Aharony N. Facebook use in libraries: an exploratory analysis. Aslib Proceedings. 2012;64(4):358-372.
- Bailey J. Informal screencasting: results of a customer-satisfaction survey with a convenience sample. New Library World. 2012;113(1/2):7-26.
- Broussard MJ. Digital games in academic libraries: a review of games and suggested best practices. Ref Serv Rev. 2012;40(1):75-89.
- Buigues-Garcia M, Gimenez-Chornet V. Impact of web 2.0 on national libraries. Int J Info Management. 2012;32:3-10.
- Coelho HS. Web 2.0 in academic libraries in Portuguese public universities: a longitudinal study. Libri. Int J Libr Info Serv. 2012.
- De Sarkar T. Introducing podcast in library service: an analytical study. VINE. 2012;42:2.
- Del Bosque D, Leif SA, Skarl S. Libraries atwitter: trends in academic library tweeting. Ref Serv Rev. 2012;40(2)2.
- Garcia-Milian R, Norton H, Tennant M. The presence of academic health sciences libraries on Facebook: the relationship between content and library popularity. Med Ref Serv Q. 2012;31(2):171-187.
- Gardois P, Colombi N, Grillo G. Implementation of web 2.0 services in academic, medical and research libraries: a scoping review. Health Info Libr J. 2012.
- Garoufallou E, Charitopoulou V. Web 2.0 in library and information science education: the Greek case. New Library World. 2012;113(3/4):202-217.
- Glazer H. Likes are lovely, but do they lead to more logins? Coll Res Libr News. 2012;73(1):18-21.
- Godwin P, Parker J. Information literacy beyond library 2.0. Facet, 2012.
- Kwanya T, Stilwell C, Underwood PG. Intelligent libraries and apomediators: distinguishing between Library 3.0 and Library 2.0. J Librarianship Info Science; 2012.
- Langan K. Training millennials: a practical and theoretical approach. Ref Serv Rev. 2012;40:24-48.
- Lilburn J. Commercial social media and the erosion of the commons: implications for academic libraries. portal: Libraries and the Academy. 2012:12(3):139-153.
- Majumdar S. Web 2.0 tools in library web pages: survey of universities and institutes of national importance of West Bengal. DESIDOC J Libr Info Tech. 2012;32(2).
- Makori EO. Bridging the information gap with the patrons in university libraries in Africa: the case for investments in web 2.0 systems. Library Review. 2012;61:30-40.
- Pinto M, Manso RA. Virtual references services: defining the criteria and indicators to evaluate them. Electronic Library. 2012;30(1):51-69.
- Ramos MS, Abrigo CM. Reference 2.0 in action: an evaluation of the digital reference services in selected Philippine academic libraries. Library Hi Tech News. 2012;29(1):8-20.
- Rod-Welch L. Incorporation and visibility of reference and social networking tools on ARL member libraries' websites. Reference Services Review. 2012;40(1):138-171.
- Ruleman A. Social media at the university: a demographic comparison. New Library World. 2012;113(7/8/2012):316-332.
- Suki N, Ramayah T, Ly K. Empirical investigation on factors influencing the behavioral intention to use Facebook. Universal Access Info Soc. 2012;11(2):223-231.
- Voorbij H. The value of LibraryThing tags for academic libraries. Online Information Review. 2012;36:2.
- Witek D, Grettano T. Information literacy on Facebook: an analysis. Reference Services Review. 2012;40:2.
- Zhang Y. Comparison of select reference management tools. Med Ref Serv Q. 2012;31(1):45-60.
- Arch X. The ultimate debate 2009: has library 2.0 fulfilled its promise? Tech Serv Q. 2010;27(4):369-371.
- Brantley JS. Exploring library 2.0 on the social web. J Web Librarian. 2010;4(4):351-374.
- Burkhardt A. Social media: a guide for college and university libraries. Coll Res Libr News. 2010;71(1):10–12, 24.
- Carpan C. Introducing information literacy 2.0. Coll Undergrad Libr. 2010;1(17):106-113.
- Chan HR. Murdoch University Library: a web 2.0 journey. Murdoch University Library, Western Australia. Conference towards Future Possibilities. ALSR; 2010.
- Chatfield AJ, Ratajeski MA, Wang J, Bardyn TP. Communicating with faculty, staff, and students using library blogs: results from a survey of academic health sciences libraries. Internet Ref Serv Q. 2010;15(3):149-68.
- Costello K, Bosque D. For better or worse: using wikis and blogs for staff communication in an academic library. J Web Libraria. 2010;4(2/3):143-160.
- Dickson A, Holley RP. Social networking in academic libraries: the possibilities and the concerns. New Libr World. 2010;111:468-479.
- Etches-Johnson A, Baird C. Corralling web 2.0: building an Intranet that enables individuals.J Web Librarian. 2010;4(2/3):265-276.
- Garrett P, Leech H. '23 Things' training in Library 2.0 goes national. Libr Inform Update. 2010;9(10):8.
- Glassman NR, Sorensen K. From pathfinders to subject guides: one library's experience with LibGuides. J Electron Resour Med Libr. 2010;7(4):281-291.
- Goss H. Extending library instruction: using blogger to collaborate, connect, and instruct. J Libr Inform Serv Dist Learn. 2010;4(4):166-184.
- Han Z, Liu YQ. Web 2.0 applications in top Chinese university libraries. Library Hi Tech. 2010;28(1):41-62.
- Harinarayana NS, Vasantha RN. Web 2.0 features in university library web sites. Electron Libr. 2010;28(1):69-88.
- Hendricks A. Bloggership, or is publishing a blog scholarship? A survey of academic librarians. Library Hi Tech. 2010;28(3):470-77.
- Ji-Hong P. Differences among university students and faculties in social networking site perception and use. Electron Libr. 2010;28(3):417-431.
- Kim Y, Abbas J. Adoption of library 2.0 functionalities by academic libraries and users: a knowledge management perspective. J Academic Librarianship. 2010;36(3):211-18.
- Luo L. Web 2.0 integration in information literacy instruction: an overview. J Academic Librarianship. 36(1):32-40.
- Mansor Y, Idris S. Perceptions, awareness and acceptance of library 2.0 applications among librarians at the International Islamic University Malaysia. Webology. 2010;7(3):1-10.
- Morris SE. Forgotten resources: subject guides in the era of web 2.0. Tech Serv Q. 2010;27(2):178-93.
- O'Dell S. Opportunities and obligations for libraries in a social networking age: a survey of web 2.0 and networking sites. J Library Administration. 2010;50(3):237-251.
- Partridge H, Lee J, Munro C. Becoming "Librarian 2.0": the skills, knowledge, and attributes required by library and information science professionals in a web 2.0 world (and beyond). Library Trends. 2012;59(1-2):315-35.
- Powers A. Librarian's anxiety? How community college librarians feel about their reference desk service. Community & Junior College Libraries. 2010;16(1):54-70.
- Pozdol JR. Ten steps to increase library impact on an academic health sciences campus. "Med Ref Serv Q". 2010;29(3):229-39.
- Pradhan D, Panighahi P. Library 2.0 Emerging as the New Generation Interactive Library Service. Tezpur University; 2010.
- Ram S. Acceptance and usage of web 2.0 services in libraries: a survey. ETTLIS 2010. http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/6062/1/web2_services.pdf
- Rodriguez J. Social software in academic libraries for internal communication and knowledge management: a comparison of two reference blog implementations. Internet Ref Serv Q. 2010;15(2):107-124.
- Shrager DE. Moving past web 2.0h! An exploratory study of academic law libraries. AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers; 2010.
- Spiranec S, Zorica MB. Literacy 2.0: hype or discourse refinement? Journal of Documentation. 2010;66(1):
- Tripathi M, Kumar S. Use of web 2.0 tools in academic libraries: a reconnaissance of the international landscape. Int Inform Libr Rev. 2010;42(3):195-207.
- Yong-Mi K. Adoption of library 2.0 functionalities by academic libraries and users: a knowledge management perspective. J Acad Librarian. 2010;36(3):211-218.
- Weller K. Social software in academia: three studies on users’ acceptance of web 2.0 services. Web Science Conf. Raleigh, NC; 2010.
- Weman M. Library 2.0 - crossing or burning bridges over the digital divide? Swedish School of Library and Information Science. University of Boras, Sweden; 2010.
- Zanin-Yost A. Library 2.0: blogs, wikis and RSS to serve the library. Libr Philos Pract. 2010;12(2):1-4.
- Aharony N. Web 2.0 use by librarians. Libr Inform Sci Res. 2009;31(1):29-37.
- Dora M, Maharana B. A-Lib 2.0: new avatar academic libraries with Web 2.0 applications. CALIBER, University of Allahabad; 2008.
- Carpenter M, Green RA. Managing Library 2.0. J Access Serv. 2009;6:158-162.
- Harland P. Library 2.0 in Plymouth, New Hampshire: how one library uses web 2.0 tools to enhance services to students & staff. Library Media Connection. 2009;27:57-8.
- Hendrix D. Use of Facebook in academic health sciences libraries. J Med Libr Assoc. 2009;97:44-7.
- Murphy J. Social Networking Literacy Competencies for Librarians: Exploring Considerations and Engaging Participation. Contributed Paper, ACRL 14th National Conference, Pushing the Edge: Explore, Engage, Extend. March 14, 2009.
- Sodt, J.M., Summey T.P. (2009). Beyond the library's walls: using library 2.0 tools to reach out to all users. J Libr Admin, 49, 1, 97–109.
- Srinivasan, R., et al (2009). Blobgects: digital museum catalogs and diverse user communities. JASIST, 60, 4, 666-78.
- Titangos, HL. H. & Mason, G. L. (2009). Learning library 2.0: 23 things @SCPL. Libr Manag, 30, 1/2, 44-56.
- Wang, S., Zheng, Q. (2009). Programming library 2.0 that users need. Electron Libr, 27, 2, 292-297.
- Casey M, Savastinuk L. Library 2.0: a guide to participatory library service, Information Today Press; 2007.
- Courtney N. Library 2.0 and beyond: innovative technologies and tomorrow's user. Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
- Bradley P. How to use web 2.0 in your library. London: Facet, 2007.
- Braun LW. Listen Up! Podcasting for Schools and Libraries. Medford: Information today, 2007.
- Crawford W. Public Library Blogs. 252 Examples. Scotts Valley: CreateSpace, 2007.
- Farkas M. Building Academic Library 2.0 - Association of Christian Librarians. 2007
- Farkas, M. Social software in libraries: building collaboration, communication, and community online. Medford: Infotoday, 2007.
- Kroski E. Web 2.0 for librarians and information professionals. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2007.
- Kroski E. The social tools of web 2.0: opportunities for academic libraries. Choice. 2007;44:2011-21.
- Levine J. Getting Your Game On. American Libraries. 2007.
- Parkes DH. Web 2.0 and libraries: impacts, technologies and trends. Oxford: Chandos, 2007.
- Rigby B. Mobilizing Generation 2.0: a practical guide to using web 2.0. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008.
- Sharpless S. Building library 2.0 into information literacy: a case study. Library 2.0 initiative in academic library. Association of College and Research Libraries, Chicago; 2007.
- Stephens M, Collins M. Web 2.0, library 2.0, and the hyperlinked library. Serials Review. 2007;33:253-256.
- Xu C. The academic library meets web 2.0: applications & implications. Poster session; 2007.
- Brevik, T. Library computer security 2.0? Librarian 1.5
- It is great we are waving the Library 2.0 flag, but we have to document security problems that go with it or IT folks will take the blame for problems that arise.
- Casey, M. E. & Savastinuk L. C. (2006). Library 2.0: Service for the Next-Generation Library. Library Journal, 131, 14, 40-42.
- Chowdhury, G., Poulter, A., McMenemy, D. (2006). Public library 2.0: towards a new mission for public libraries as a 'network of community knowledge'. Online Information Review, 30, 4, 454-460.
- Eash, E. (2006). Podcasting 101. Computers in Libraries, 16-20.
- Litwin, R. The Central Problem of Library 2.0: Privacy. Library Juice
- As serious as privacy concerns are, the features of web 2.0 depend on users sharing private information with others. This presents a problem in offering Library 2.0 services. If we value reader privacy, it’s clear our experiments with Library 2.0 services will have some limitations.
- Maness, J. (2006). Library 2.0 Theory: Web 2.0 and Its Implications for Libraries. Webology, 3, 2, 25.
- This article posits theory for "Library 2.0", a new paradigm for librarians. The paper addresses how web 2.0 tools such as synchronous messaging, streaming media, blogs, wikis, social networks, tagging, RSS feeds, and mashups will change how libraries provide access to their collections.
- Maness, J. (2006). Library 2.0: The next generation of web-based library services. LOGOS: Journal of the World Book Community, 17, 3, 139-145.
- Miller, P. (2006). Library 2.0: the challenge of disruptive. Innovation, Talis.
- Stephens, M. (2006) Into a new world of librarianship. Retrieved from http://www.oclc.org/nextspace/002/3.htm
- One of the principles Stephens would add to Library 2.0 is "the Library is human". Librarian 2.0 is a strategy for helping users find information; the most important traits are: (1) plans for users; (2) embraces Web 2.0; (3) controls technolust; (4) makes good, yet fast decisions; (5) a trendspotter; and (6) gets content.
- Stephens, M. (2006). Tech tips for every librarian: Flickr & lLibraries. Computers in Libraries.
- Stephens, M. (2006). Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software, Library Technology Reports, 42, 4.
- Balas, J. (2005). Blogging is so last year now podcasting is hot. Computers in Libraries, 29-31.
- Boog, J. (2005). Library 2.0 movement sees benefits in collaboration with patrons. Retrieved from http://www.publish.com/article2/0,1895,1881893,00.asp
- One of the first articles to use the phrase "Library 2.0". 100 library professionals speculating about how to survive in a world of web-based, user-created content.
- Curran, K., Murray, M. & Christian, M. (2007). Taking the information to the public through library 2.0. Library Hi Tech, 25, 2, 288-297.
- Fichter, D. (2005). The many forms of e-collaboration: Blogs, wikis, portals, groupware, discussion boards, and instant messaging. Online, 29, 4, 48-50.
- Houghton, S. & Schmidt, A. (2005). Web-based chat vs. instant messaging. Online, 29, 4, 26-30.
- Miller, P., Chad, K. (2005). Do libraries matter? - The rise of Library 2.0, Talis.
- Fichter, D. (2004). Using RSS to create new services. Online, 28, 4, 52-55.
- Shiu, E., & Lenhart, A. (2004). How Americans use instant messaging. Washington D.C.: Pew Internet & American Life Project.