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Journal of Web Librarianship

2010 Volume 4, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Dynamic Space for Rent: Using Commercial Web Hosting to Develop a Web 2.0 Intranet

    Dave Hodgins

    The explosion of Web 2.0 into libraries has left many smaller academic libraries (and other libraries with limited computing resources or support) to work in the cloud using free Web applications. ... More

    pp. 115-127

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  2. Upgrading a ColdFusion-Based Academic Medical Library Staff Intranet

    Robert Vander Hart, Barbara Ingrassia, Kerry Mayotte, Lisa A. Palmer & Julia Powell

    This article details the process of upgrading and expanding an existing academic medical library intranet to include a wiki, blog, discussion forum, and photo collection manager. The first version ... More

    pp. 129-141

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  3. For Better or Worse: Using Wikis and Blogs for Staff Communication in an Academic Library

    Kristen Costello & Darcy Del Bosque

    This case study from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries, which has one main library, three branches, and more than 110 staff, illustrates one approach to using new... More

    pp. 143-160

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  4. When the New Application Smell Is Gone: Traditional Intranet Best Practices and Existing Web 2.0 Intranet Infrastructures

    Becky Yoose

    With the growth of Web 2.0 library intranets in recent years, many libraries are leaving behind legacy, first-generation intranets. As Web 2.0 intranets multiply and mature, how will traditional... More

    pp. 161-175

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  5. Who Moved My Intranet? The Human Side of Introducing Collaborative Technologies to Library Staff

    Keven Jeffery & Ellie Dworak

    Intranets can be crucial tools in fostering communication within an academic library. This article describes the successful implementation of an intranet wiki at the San Diego State University... More

    pp. 177-186

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  6. Organizational and Social Factors in the Adoption of Intranet 2.0: A Case Study

    Bohyun Kim

    This article presents a case study of the intranet implementation and adoption process of a SharePoint intranet at a small academic library and investigates why the many Web 2.0 tools of the... More

    pp. 187-206

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  7. A Point to Share: Streamlining Access Services Workflow through Online Collaboration, Communication, and Storage with Microsoft SharePoint

    Jennifer Diffin, Fanuel Chirombo, Dennis Nangle & Mark de Jong

    This article explains how the document management team (circulation and interlibrary loan) at the University of Maryland University College implemented Microsoft's SharePoint product to create a... More

    pp. 225-237

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  8. Intranet 2.0 from a Project Management Perspective

    Paul A. Sharpe & Rachel E. Vacek

    Library intranets require flexibility and efficiency and enhance the internal communication and collaborative nature of creating and organizing the institution's information. At the University of... More

    pp. 239-249

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  9. Designing and Building a Collaborative Library Intranet for All

    Jason J. Battles

    Intranets should provide quick and easy access to organizational information. The University of Alabama Libraries' intranet was only partially satisfying this basic expectation. Librarians could... More

    pp. 251-263

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  10. Corralling Web 2.0: Building an Intranet that Enables Individuals

    Amanda Etches-Johnson & Catherine Baird

    The days of top-down communication and controlled internal messages at a library organization are--or should be--behind us. Modern libraries must be fluid and flexible organizations with equally... More

    pp. 265-276

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  11. Library Intranets: Trends and Enhancements

    Lisa Carlucci Thomas

    Libraries are widely known as institutions that access, organize, and preserve collections of information. Libraries are also dynamic administrative entities that generate and exchange internal... More

    pp. 277-282

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