globe an computer image Google Books a virtual library - What are the Implications?

Hey, Mrs. O! a link is broken! - Use your Internet research skills to find the answer. Answering directions

bullet Read: Justice Department urges court to reject Google book deal CNN Technology news

bullet Listen to: Who should control the Virtual Library? on NPR online.

Describe the issues surrounding Google Books.


Benefits - Who will benefit from this effort?



Detriments - Who will be harmed or lose as a virtual library is built?



What are the implications for people who work in the book publishing industry?


What are the implications for people who work in the library industries?


How will this impact individual readers?


Do you support building a virtual libray? Support your answer.


bullet Podcasting as a tool

bullet Accomplish Learning 2.0 - This online learning journey will ask you to complete 23 “Things” or Web 2.0 tools.
Each Thing will show you one more web tool. There are many places for you to explore, experiment with,
and think about creative ways to use 2.0 tools.

bullet Examine Online Collaboration and Social Networking - Web 2.0

bullet Using Online Collaboration and Social Networking to do work

bullet Scribd - a publishing site, where tens of millions of people share original writings and documents.
Scribd's vision is to liberate the written word. Many government reports and data

bullet Consider the Power of Possibilities through Andreessen's eye

bullet Thinking it through - writing a process

bullet You do not have to be physically together to work together. - Watch Google Docs video -
How could you use Google Docs to do a project?


"The biggest enemy to learning is the talking teacher. " John Holt Three Skills for 21st Century Learning

Dig Deeper and act

bullet the personal learning environments blog | bullet TeacherTube

bullet Web 2.0 - how to blog & podcast video at TeacherTube | bullet Bloggez- vous? Should you build a blog?

bullet Watch the Wisdom of Crowds video and grasp the power of wiki - it's funny. new

bullet Food for thought - Did You Know 2.0? - Are you 21st Century Literate?

bullet Elgg, open-source social networking software developed at the University of Brighton,
has been designed specifically with academic uses in mind.
Community 2.0 TechLearning article about Elgg

bullet How to work in a group | bullet Information Literacy

bullet Food for thought - Did You Know 2.0? - Are you 21st Century Literate?

bullet Current TV |bullet NSBA Report on Social Networking PDF

bullet The “MySpace Impact Awards” - people who are using MySpace to make a positive impact on the world.

bullet Limiting Legal liability for Citizen Journalists

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Make your own printer paper answer sheet

Tech Tip: Working in a group or in two different places like the library & home? You do not have to be physically together to work together. You do not have to take paper based notes at the library and digitalize them at home.
gold starWatch Google Docs video TAI - How could you use free, Google Docs to do a project? How would this facilitate group projects?

Or perhaps you have the resources to record verbal answers. If you do, be sure to first read / record the question. Then record the answer immediately after it.