Social media: an academic librarian’s perspective

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Harrison, E. (2013) Social media: an academic librarian’s perspective. At: CILIP Cymru Wales Library and Information Conference, 17 May 2013. Cardiff: CILIP Cymru Wales.

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    1. 1. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesSocial media: an academiclibrarian’s perspectiveEmma HarrisonInformation Librarian forGlamorgan Business School17 May 2013
    2. 2. @glambuslib@uswbuslib
    3. 3. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South Wales“Breakfast of J. Stars” © 2007 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/ Available under an Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic licence
    4. 4. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South Wales“Breakfast of J. Stars” © 2007 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/Available under an Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic licenceSometimes, but your Twitter experience is shaped by who you follow!
    5. 5. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South Wales“Martha Stewart and the cupcake bloggers” © 2008http://www.flickr.com/photos/rkbcupcakes /Available under an Attribution 2.0 Generic licence“Kitten: the new breakfast treat” © 2005 http://www.flickr.com/photos/PDXdj/Available under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic licence#cake #kittens #librarians
    6. 6. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Twitter for networking
    7. 7. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Twitter for current awareness
    8. 8. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Twitter for student supportKittenalert!
    9. 9. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Twitter to enhance the student experience
    10. 10. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Linkedin for marketing
    11. 11. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Linkedin’s email updates to reach a wider audience
    12. 12. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Linkedin to promote collaboration
    13. 13. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Pinterest to promote and collaborate
    14. 14. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Tumblr blog to promote and collaborate
    15. 15. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesUsing Wordpress blog to promote and collaborate
    16. 16. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesMaking social media work hard so you don’t have to... part 1
    17. 17. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesMaking social media work hard so you don’t have to... part 2
    18. 18. ©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesMaking social media work hard so you don’t have to... part 3
    19. 19. “Glugh” © 2007 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/ Available under an Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic licence©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesAny questions?
    20. 20. “Yo Gabba J Star” © 2009 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/ Available under an Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic licence©University of Glamorgan © University of South WalesYour turn!
    21. 21. © University of South WalesSome ideas for discussion:1. What barriers have you faced in terms of getting started with social media?2. What social media tools do you prefer and why?3. Have you used social media to collaborate with other libraries on a project?4. Have you had any particularly positive experiences with social media?5. Have you had any particularly negative experiences with social media?6. Does your organisation have a social media policy?7. Do you have any limitations on what you are allowed to do?
    22. 22. © University of South WalesBibliography23 Things for Professional Development (2013) Availableat: http://cpd23.blogspot.co.uk/ (Accessed: 14 May 2013).Harrison, E. (2013) Social media. Available at: http://pinterest.com/uswbuslib/social-media/ (Accessed: 14 May2013).Potter, N. (2012) The library marketing toolkit. London: Facet.Priestner, A. (2013) ‘8 reasons why LinkedIn is definitely forlibrarians’, Libreaction, 19 February. Available at: http://libreaction.wordpress.com/23/02/19/8-reasons-why-linkedin-is-definitely-for-librarians/ (Accessed: 14 May 2013).Suffield, E. (2013) ‘Social networking: can it help you developas a library professional?’, CILIPUpdate, May, p. 37.Used with permission from MicrosoftUsed with permission from Microsoft

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