Saturday, November 15, 2008

Drinking from the Firehose

There is a plethora of Web 2.0 applications for online research, collaboration, and related activities. All of these are in constant revision. How do we choose? How can we tell which ones will have the "staying power" that will enable them to survive for more than a few months. Key questions to ask before making the selection include:

  • Who is deploying the technology?
  • Who else uses the technology?
  • What are the competitors?
  • Are there supportive reviews?

Linked above are CNet's top 100 Web 2.0 applications of 2008. Browse the list by category to uncover some great new surprises!

Below is a link to 100 free tutorials for Web 2.0 use in libraries:

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