Facebook for Libraries

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Facebook for Libraries

  1. 1. Facebook for Libraries   in 15 minutes or less
  2. 2. Facebook options for Libraries <ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pages </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Facebook Groups <ul><ul><li>Can be set up for any reason </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite people to &quot;join' </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not show up in profiles  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes discussion boards </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Groups: uses <ul><ul><li>Book clubs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The MCLC Tech Talk Committee, for example </li></ul><ul><li>(though not a good one) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Facebook Pages <ul><ul><li>Create Official page  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/pages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People &quot;Like&quot; pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows up in their profile as an interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customizable </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Pages: uses <ul><li>Better for Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salt Lake City Public Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hennepin County Public Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yuma Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASU Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Public Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seattle Public Library </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Facebook Dos <ul><ul><li>Set Goals  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do you want to communicate to your users? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Update regularly (make someone in charge!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be Personal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Statuses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Responsive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be Creative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have Fun! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Facebook Don'ts <ul><ul><li>Don't neglect your page! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't be obnoxious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  too many posts, quizzes, games </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't be afraid! </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Any questions? from  http://www.flickr.com/photos/ala_members/2647198450/
  10. 10. Thank you! <ul><li>Anali Maughan Perry </li></ul><ul><li>ASU Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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