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ACURIL XL Dominican Republic Collaborative Virtual Tools For Information Professionals in Practice Communities in the Caribbean

ISSUU For the creation of digital repositories in libraries and other information sites, within the Practice Communities in the Caribbean Region ACURIL/EGCTI-UPR Project co-sponsored by UNESCO, Caribbean and Latin America Region

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Pre-test

Sing up

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Objectives

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Instructional Objectives To learn the uses of web based platform ISSUU for the creation of publication means that entail to the positioning and the visibility of its unit of information. To create an account in the platform ISSUU to initiate the optimal development of the positioning and the visibility its unit of information.

To initiate the creation of digital repositories with ISSUU, adding contained of electronic resources, to the benefit of the real users as as much potential. Š2010. ACURIL/EGCTI-UPR


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Instructional Objectives To learn how to organize documents in collections (folder) to facilitate the access to these documents.

To learn how to embed the electronic collections in blogs or web pages.

To learn how to share documents via –e-mail

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Theoretical Framework. In the process… To integrate the principles of Significant Learning by David Paul Ausubel. To acknowledge the multiple intelligences defined by Howard Gardner. To select and evaluate content observing the process of the EvidenceBased Practice according to Booth & Brice/ Crumley & Koufogiannakis. To apply the principles of the development of an Intelligent Organization (Senge) and Practice Communities (Wenger). ©2010. ACURIL/EGCTI-UPR


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What is Issuu?   It’s a powerful tool of communication and positioning in the Web by means of which documents can be published.   It allows the visualization of electronics digitized material like special information, books, presentations, numbers of magazines, newspapers, portfolios and other average forms.   Issuu was created for the year 2006 in Denmark by Michael Hansen. ©2010. ACURIL/EGCTI-UPR


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What is Issuu?   It allows us to upload and publish document with the following extensions:   .pdf   .docx   .pptx

  It allows us to create folder to organize the documents   It allows us to share document via e-mail or links. Also we can embed documents into blogs and web-pages ©2010. ACURIL/EGCTI-UPR


Collaborative Virtual Tools…: Issuu Terminology

What is Issuu? “web-based” platform

For publishing

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What is a Digital Repository?

It is where digital content, assets, are stored and can be searched and retrieved for later use.

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Collaborative Virtual Tools…: Issuu. Sign Up

Creating an Account Access the following address http://www.issuu.com

Register the name of the unit or person with an E-mail

Provide picture/logo and description

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Click

Sign Up to begin the inscription process

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Next, we should fill in the following information: First name Last name Profile name* E-mail Password Gender Age We should accept Issuu’s Terms of Service In order to continue. ©2010. ACURIL/EGCTI-UPR


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Next, we should go to our e-mail to complete the sign up process, and receive the Issuu confirmation email

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Click on the ”join Issuu” link to activate your account.

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Click the “verify account” link, to complete the sign up process.

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Write your e-mail and password to invite your contacts to Issuu

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Your account has been created successfully.

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  After creating the account, we have to modify the Account Profile, with the following information:   Full name   A brief description of the information unit or library   to include a photo and hyperlynks (if you have any) related to the account.

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Profile

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Photo example

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Account Settings

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Account settings for the Notifications. e.g., Commenting about a certain document.

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Issuu has two versions : 1)  free: with advertisements and limited storage space. 2) “Pro” costs $19 a month, without advertisements and unlimited storing space.

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Issuu provides the option for closing the account.

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How to upload a document?

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How to upload a document?

Click

Log In To access the account.

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We enter the Profile name and Password information, And then we click Log In again

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Once we access the account, we click Upload Document.

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Collaborative Virtual Tools…: Issuu. Content Click on Browse to choose the document to be published.

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When selecting the document we must consider that Issuu only can publish documents in formats pdf, Power Point and Word.


Collaborative Virtual Tools…: Issuu. Content We have to carefully fill in the template with the following information: •  Title •  Description •  web name •  Keywords

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We should also click on: Type of document Category Language Audience

media Publishing options Sharing options


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To finish you should click, Upload File

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The document is being converted and incorporated to Issuu. .

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Once the upload process has finished, the document can be shared and linked to Blogs and web pages.

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  We already have uploaded several documents in the account of Issuu of our unit of information.   Now we want to organize those document into folder (collections)   Share by:   E-mail   Hyperlynks   Embeding into blogs or web pages ©2010. ACURIL/EGCTI-UPR


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Then we click on My Library to access our documents repository

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We Log in to our Issuu account


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This is the Administrative section of Issuu.

It is through this section where we can control our documents and create collections.

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How to create folders? (collections)

To create a collection, we must click on New Folder.

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Then we click Save, to create our new collection.

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We fill in the information for the name and description of the collection.


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Our collections will be found in the area titled Newstand.

Colection that we just created

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In order to add one or various documents to our collection we just have to click and drag them to our collection.

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The document is already part of the collection.

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Embeding a Issuu folder to a Blog or a web page

Click on embed folder. First we select the collection we wish to use.

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When finished, we copy the embed code which will later be utilized in your Blog or Web page.

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We select from the various options available, such as size, borders, styles and columns.


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Your collection will be presented like this in your Blog or Web page.

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How to share content by E-mail

In your library, or collection choose the document you would like to share, and then click on “Share”

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Press “Send Email” to finish the process write the e-mail adresses of the people whom you wish to send the presentation . If you want, you can write a short message that describes the document or documents.

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This is an example from how the e –mail looks when it is received.

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Collaborative Virtual Tools…: Issuu. Practice

Practice Time!!!!

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Collaborative Virtual Tools…: Issuu. Post-Test

Self-evaluation of our Task… Pre – Test

Post - Test

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Collaborative Virtual Tools…: Issuu .

Recap Issuu is a technological platform that allows and facilitates to publish documents, books and magazines (in formats pdf, pptx and docx) in the virtual space It’s User friendly and offer a free account it allows libraries, archives and other units of information to create digital repositories to present/ display and share official documents generated by the unit It proactively contributes to the positioning and the visibility of the information unit presenting/ displaying evidence of its task

Its recommendable the elaboration of a policies and procedures guide with the purpose of standardize the effective use of this tool in its unit of information.

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References Theoretical Framework Ausubel, D. P., Novak, J., & Hanesian, H. (1978). Educational psychology: A cognitive view. (2nd Ed.). New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. Booth, A. & Brice, A., (Eds.). (2004). Evidence-based practice for information professionals: A handbook. London, England: Facet. Crumley, E. & Koufogiannakis, D. (2002). Developing evidence-based librarianship: practical steps for implementation. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 19(2), 61-70. Gardner, H. (1983). Multiple intelligences. New York, NY: Basic Books.

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References Theoretical Framework (Continue) Hayes, H. (2005, August). Digital repositories helping universities and colleges. Retrieved from ttp://www.jisc.ac.uk/uploaded_documents/ JISC-BP-Repository(HE)-v1-final.pdf Senge, P. (1992) La quinta disciplina: El arte y la práctica de la organización abierta al aprendizaje. Madrid, España: Gránica. Wenger, E. , McDermott, R.A. & Snyder, W. (2002) Cultivating communities of practice: A guide to managing knowledge. Boston, MS: Harvard Business School Press.

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References ISSUU: Una hemeroteca al estilo YouTube: Tutorial didáctico. Retreived from http://pdf2me.com/preview/tutorial-issuu-8238193.html

Roberts, J., & Drost, C. (2010). Internet Reviews. College & Research Libraries News, 71(1), 42-3, 51. Retrieved from Library Lit & Inf Full Text database

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Credits Project of the Program of Continuous Education and Professional Development of the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) and the Graduate School of Sciences and Technologies of Information of the University of Puerto Rico, co-sponsored by UNESCO, Caribbean and Latin America Region.. Director: Luisa VigoCepeda http://executivesecretariat.acuril.org ; executivesecretariat@acuril.org Tutor: Luis E. Méndez Márquez E-mail: luismendezmarquez@acuril.org Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/people/Cibernotas-Acuril-CyberNotes/ 1212895856 Skype: luis_mm17 Twitter: luis_mm ©2010. ACURIL/EGCTI-UPR


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THANS FOR YOUR ATTENTION WE INVITE YOU TO EXPLORE ISSUU. WE ALSO INVITE YOU TO INCRESE THE VISIBILITY AND OUTREACH OF YOUR LIBRARY, ARCHIVE, MEDIA AND DOCUMENTATION CENTER AND ANY INFORMATION UNID WITHIN THE ACURIL COMMUNITY

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