Personal Learning Networks with Social Media

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  • 1.Using social media to create your own Personal Learning Network Phil Bradley Christmas Study Day for the Library and Information Health Network North West

2. 3. How to get hold of me

  • Links for this presentation are at:http://slidesha.re/gZCGKC
  • [email_address]
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  • http://www.philb.com
  • Landline number
  • Mobile phone number
  • Fax number

4. Via social media

  • http://www.netvibes.com/philbradley
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/philbradley
  • http://www.youtube.com/philbradleyuk
  • http://www.facebook.com/philipbradley
  • http://www.delicious.com/philbradley
  • http://www.slideshare.net/philbradley
  • http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/phil-bradley/0/485/904

5. Still more...

  • http://www.twitter.com/philbradley
  • http://www.philbradley.typepad.com
  • http://www.diigo.com/user/philbradley
  • http://philbradley.blogspot.com/
  • http://philbradley.deviantart.com/
  • http://philbradley.livejournal.com/
  • http://www.ustream.tv/user/philbradley

6. Yes, I know, I know...

  • http://twitpic.com/photos/philbradley
  • http://yfrog.com/froggy.php?username=philbradley
  • http://vodpod.com/philbradley
  • http://philbradley.posterous.com/
  • http://foursquare.com/philbradley
  • http://technorati.com/people/philbradley

7.

  • http://www.quora.com/Phil-Bradley
  • http://friendfeed.com/philbradley
  • http://wefollow.com/philbradley
  • http://claimid.com/philbradley
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  • http://cheezburger.com/Philb

8. But NOT...

  • http://www.myspace.com/philbradley
  • http://www.hulu.com/profiles/philbradley
  • http://www.flixster.com/user/philbradley
  • http://www.last.fm/user/philbradley
  • http://en.netlog.com/philbradley
  • https://picasaweb.google.com/philbradley/

9. And Im not sure about:

  • http://digg.com/philbradley

10. Namechk.com 11. http://www.theconversationprism.com/ 12. Why would you want a PLN?

  • Share information
  • Ask/Answer questions
  • Adjunct to training, though not a replacement
  • A broader perspective

13. 14. 15. http://briansolis.posterous.com/over-48-hours-of-video-is-uploaded-to-youtube 16. What are the dangers of using social media?

  • If you get involved in social media youmaydo something youll later regret

17. What are the dangers of NOT using social media?

  • Youwilldamage your reputation. Worse, you wont have a reputation at all.
  • You will not be taken seriously.
  • You will not keep up to date.
  • You will be out of the loop. For good.

18. 19. The traditional approach 20. How do you start? How do you start? 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Twitter 26. Follow the people the people you follow follow! 27. WeFollow 28. Twitter search 29. Great for conferences! 30. And then...

  • Start tweeting!
  • Ask questions
  • Answer questions
  • Let people know what you think
  • Find out what others think
  • Refine your contacts follow more people, unfollow others

31. Social networks

  • Not social PROFESSIONAL!
  • Have more than one face; professional and social
  • More informal, but never forget the privacy angle!

32. Facebook

  • Forget Friends
  • Facebook is becoming a search engine
  • Facebook pages are slowly replacing the website in some instances
  • Status updates are like press releases!

33. 34. Great for conferences! 35. Google+ A quick overview 36. Photographs 37. Profile 38. Edit your profile! 39. Edit your profile! Introduction Placed lived Bragging rights Home/Work Occupation Looking for Employment Gender Education Profile discovery 40. Check your profile! 41. Circles 42. More circles 43. LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/ 44. CILIP Communities http://communities.cilip.org.uk/ 45. Quora http://www.quora.com/ 46. Yahoo Answers 47. Other networks http://www.ning.com/ http://www.library20.org/ http://learningplace.com.au/ http://www.lisnpn.spruz.com/ 48. http://www.lostzombies.com/ http://www.zombiefriends.com/ http://www.zombiepassions.com/ 49. Bookmarking Services http://www.delicious.com/network/Philbradley 50. Diigo groups http://groups.diigo.com/group/classroom20 51. Teachmeets http://www.teachmeet.org.uk/ 52. Librarian teachmeets http://hudteachmeet.blogspot.com/ http://livlibteachmeet.blogspot.com/ http://www.camlibtm.info/ http://www.ldnlibtm.info/ 53. Mashed Library events

  • Mashed Library is about bringing together interested people and doing interesting stuff with libraries and technology.
  • Pancakes and Mash (Lincoln) March 2011
  • Haggis and Mash (Edinburgh) January 2011
  • Chips and Mash (Huddersfield) July 2010
  • Liver and Mash (Liverpool) May 2010
  • http://www.mashedlibrary.com/

54. Chatrooms http://tinychat.com/ http://www.chatzy.com/ 55. Weblogs

  • You have something to say, something to share
  • You dont have to write every day
  • Include a wide variety of content
  • Commenting on other blogs is just as important

56. Specific blogs/sites http://heartoftheschool.edublogs.org/ 57. Voices for the library http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/wordpress/ 58. LIS New Professionals network http://www.lisnpn.spruz.com/ 59. RSS to keep on top http://www.google.com/reader/ 60. Use news collation services Flipboard http://flipboard.com/ Pulse news http://www.alphonsolabs.com 61. Zite 62. Zite top stories 63. FlipBoard 64. 65. Pulse News 66. 67. Scoop.it 68. XYDO brief 69. Communities 70. News.me 71. News.me 72. Or Netvibes http://www.netvibes.com/ 73. Wikis http://teacherlibrarianwiki.pbworks.com/ http://www.libsuccess.org/ http://uklibraryblogs.pbworks.com/ 74. Sharing documents 75. Multimedia http://www.slideshare.net/ 76. YouTube http://www.youtube.com/ 77. FindHow: the How-To search engine 78. FindHow: writing and speaking 79. Photographs 80. TED Talks http://www.ted.com/talks 81. Train yourself, train others http://www.mikogo.com/ http://www.wiziq.com 82. Not forgetting search! 83. Social Search Engines 84. Icerocket 85. Blekko 86. Remember Creative Commons! 87. Its not always work!

  • Washing machines
  • Abandoned mental hospitals
  • Though theyre not necessarily mutually exclusive...

88. http://www.flickr.com/photos/howzey/3463730614/ 89. Final thoughts

  • Take any and every opportunity
  • Its YOUR responsibility
  • Its 24/7
  • Go to where the conversations are
  • ENJOY!

90. Over to you...

  • What resource(s) interested or excited you?
  • What are you going to change?
  • How will THIS group proceed?

91. Credits and thanks to:

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/padorange/2580180117/(conference image)
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/5167671844/(email image)
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvdmerwe/779224087/(training course)
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/markwalker/3749673425/(engine start)
  • http://jurylaw.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/math_blocks_stockxpertcom_id104816_size1.jpg(number blocks)
  • http://cheezburger.com/View/4558569984(lolcat)
  • http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/17ac52cb-fabe-4b3b-ace4-3f8356dafbea.jpg(lolcat)