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Authors: Chase,Darren,

Title: Transformative sharing with instant messaging, wikis, interactive maps, and flickr

Publication Full: Computers in Libraries

Year: 2007 Volume: 27 Issue: 1

Start Page: 7 Other Pages: 56

Descriptors: DIGITAL libraries, LIBRARIES, COMPUTER network resources, WIKIS (Computer science), INSTANT messaging, INFORMATION resources management, ELECTRONIC reference sources, STONY Brook University, STONY Brook (N.Y.), NEW York (N.Y.), NEW York (State),


The author discusses his experience in adopting new tools for improving the electronic based information resource system of New York-based Stony Brook University Health Sciences Library in 2006. Collaborative web tools, including wikis, instant messaging and social networking sites, have improved the reference services and staff intranet system of the library. He recommended the use of multiclient instant messaging platform Trillian after conducting a series of researches on virtual reference services.


M3: Article; Chase, Darren 1; Email Address: darren.chase@stonybrook.edu; Affiliations: 1: Informatics librarian, Stony Brook University Source Info: Jan2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p7; Thesaurus Term: DIGITAL libraries; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES; Thesaurus Term: COMPUTER network resources; Thesaurus Term: WIKIS (Computer science); Thesaurus Term: INSTANT messaging; Thesaurus Term: INFORMATION resources management; Thesaurus Term: ELECTRONIC reference sources; Subject Term: STONY Brook University; Subject Term: STONY Brook (N.Y.); Subject Term: NEW York (N.Y.); Subject Term: NEW York (State); Number of Pages: 6p; Illustrations: 6bw. Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 3221

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Retrieved Date:January 1, 1970

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Publisher: Information Today Inc

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Issn Isbn: 10417915