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Building a Digital Repository Program with Limited Resources by Abby Clobridge

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Web 2.0 and digital repositories

Introduction

In the mid-2000s, a noticeable shift began to emerge among the most popular websites, a shift that is commonly referred to as ‘Web 2.0.’ Web 2.0 is not a specific thing, but rather it is a set of characteristics that form the basis for a dramatic change in how users interact with the Internet, websites, and each other. Some of the key characteristics that are related to repository work include making websites more interactive and user-centered; encouraging user-created content; and allowing for data to be extracted from one system and imported and used elsewhere, for different purposes.

Guiding principles

Use Web 2.0 tools and services to push repository content out from the library.

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