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  • Pinterest In Libraries Alexis N. Cambas Alexis.cambas@eagles.uem.edu Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013
  • An online pinboard to organize and share things and ideas A social image book-marking system A tool for users to upload, save, sort, and manage images What is Pinterest? Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 2
  • Displaying historic archives Promoting library activities Creating reading lists Sharing new collections Gaining ideas for new displays Getting inspiration for library programs Presenting staff members Starting book clubs Building library communities How Can Libraries Use Pinterest? Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 3
  • Example of a Library Pinterest Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 4
  • The first step in creating a Pinterest board is to create an account with Pinterest. This can be done through an email account or through Facebook. After the account is created, click Add+ in the right-hand corner. Choose ‘Create a Board’ to begin. How to Create a Pinterest Board Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 5
  • Creating a Board Give you Pinterest board a name, description, and category. Decide if this board will be a secret, where it will only be accessed by the creator or those invited, or not, where it will be publicly displayed. Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 6
  • Once on your home screen with your created board, choose “Add a Pin.” This can be done from the computer, a website, or something from Pinterest. How to Add a Pin Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 7
  • After choosing to upload a file from the computer, select “Choose File.” Browse your computer for a file that you would like to pin. Adding a Pin from a File from a Computer Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 8
  • Adding a Pin from a File from a Computer Indicate which board the pin will be attached to. Give the photo a description. Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 9
  • To add a pin from a website, type the URL into the search box. Click “Find Images.” Adding a Pin From a Website Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 10
  • Adding a Pin From a Website The website will be pulled up with the selection of images. Select the image from the website to use for your pin. Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 11
  • To add a pin from Pinterest, search the site for a pin. This can be done through the search box. Once a pin is selected, click “Pin it.” Adding a Pin From Pinterest Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 12
  • Adding a Pin From Pinterest Choose what board that this pin will go to. Create a new description for the pin before you re-pin it. Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 13
  • Completed Pinterest Board Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 14
  • Thank you for your attention. Questions? Pinterest In Libraries October 6, 2013 15