An Introduction To Web 2.0

Brian Kelly gave a talk on An Introduction To Web 2.0 to staff from the Student Services team at the University of Bath on 1st October 2007.


This talk provided an introduction to Web 2.0 technology to members of the Student Services team at the University of Bath in order to provide a better understanding of how these developments might shape the way work of the team and provide more effective communications with students in the future.


Slides: An Introduction To Web 2.0
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Biographical Details

Brian Kelly's job title is "UK Web Focus". His remit is to support the higher and further education and cultural heritage communities in making effective use of Web technologies. His post is funded by the JISC and the MLA.

Brian is an experienced Web developer having set up his first Web site in January 1993 whilst working in the Computing Service at the University of Leeds. Convinced of the potential of the Web Brian was an early pioneer and evangelist, giving many presentations across the UK higher education community and writing a handbook on Running A WWW Service. Since then Brian has written many articles and given many presentations about the Web and has attended several of the International World Wide Web Conferences, acting as a member of the programme committee on a number of occasions.

Since November 1996 Brian has been employed at UKOLN - a national centre of expertise in digital information management which is located at the University of Bath.

Brian's current interests include exploiting the potential of Web 2.0 technologies, the use of open standards to maximse the potenial of networked services and ensuring the widespread access to digital resources.

Brian's email address is b.kelly AT