Getting to grips with Web 2.0 is not an easy task, since it's difficult to even find a standard definition to use! You can be forgiven for doubting that it even exists in fact, or if it does, will it really make any kind of difference to what you do as an information professional, and how you serve the different client groups that you have.
This BlogTogether conference is organized by Anton Zuiker and Bora Zivkovic (with help from Brian Russell, Paul Jones and you) and is going to take place on Saturday, January 19, 2008 at the Sigma Xi Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
The Internet has become a powerful community resource in many parts of the world. It is widely viewed as a device with capacity for incorporation into different forms of community action, including social change, community learning, community connection, community knowledge, and community well-being and community development. The concept of 'community' is itself interpreted in a multitude of ways, and the problem of definition of this (and other terms such as 'empowerment') was highlighted at the 2006 Prato conference.