23 Things for Archivists

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What is 23 Things for Archivists?

This is a self-discovery program that allows participants to take control of their own learning. You can do it at home or at work, alone or in a group, at your own pace as you have time. The 23 “Things” are Web 2.0 tools for you to explore and experiment with to learn about the new and emerging technologies that are changing how information is used and created on the Internet today. Some of the “Things” might be useful in helping you work better, some for sharing work, and some for promoting your archives.

The normal “side” bar is at the bottom of each page. There you will find the Meebo chat box to contact a mentor and a list of the mentors, the most recently posted comments, buttons to subscribe to the RSS feeds, and links to blogs you might want to use as resources.

Please go to the Beginning page for more detailed titles and examples of the Things.

Thing 1: Blogging
Thing 2: Online Chat/Instant Messaging
Thing 3: What is Web 2.0?
Thing 4: RSS and RSS Feedreaders
Thing 5: Online Presentation Sharing
Thing 6: Social Networking (Facebook, etc.)
Thing 7: Professional/Career Networking
Thing 8: Microblogging (Twitter)
Thing 9: URL Shorteners
Thing 10: Photo Sharing (Flickr)
Thing 11: Geotagging
Thing 12: Creative Commons
Thing 13: Image Generators/Mashups
Thing 14: Facebook Apps
Thing 15: Widgets
Thing 16: Podcasting/Vodcasting
Thing 17: Video Slideshows (Animoto)
Thing 18: Video Sharing (YouTube, Vimeo)
Thing 19: Online Timelines
Thing 20: Social Bookmarking
Thing 21: Wikis
Thing 22: Google Docs
Thing 23: Online Surveys