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Web 2.0 Tools and Strategies for Archives and Local History Collections

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Theimer reviews the fundamental principles of important Web 2.0 tools. She includes plentiful examples of how archives around the world have been successfully using each one, and provides step-by-step tips on what you need to do to implement it in your own institution. There is guidance to help readers assess their current Web presence and evaluate how Web 2.0 tools can fi ...more
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Published 2010 by Facet Publishing
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Christian
This is a valuable book for any archivist interested in using Web 2.0 tools with a collection or institution. It's far from ideal, but the changing landscape of the Internet makes going into too much detail a potential liability--interfaces change, companies are born and die, and technology marches on.

The best parts of the book outline how real archives are using these technologies and offer brief interviews.

If you're very familiar with Web 2.0 tool sets, you'll sleepwalk through the parts of t
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Katrina
Great if you don't know about technologies but I found it extremely bad for how to archive 2.0 technologies. Not recommended
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