<ul><li>Social Media Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Students, Patrons, Members, Guests, Community… </li></ul>For the University o...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHWTLA8WecI
<ul><li>Google has 31 billion searches performed each month </li></ul>
According to Jeremiah Owyang, senior analyst at Forrester, Facebook has over 60 million active users. Twitter.com nearly 8...
 
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?id=773597738&ref=profile Facebook.com
http://twitter.com/PresqueIsleLib   twitter.com
http://www.myspace.com/presqueislelibrary   MySpace.com
<ul><li>Same words, different marketing venues and reaching a broader audience virtually and in the library to communicate...
 
Total Second Life Residents as of 1/23/09:  16,785,531
 
 
<ul><li>Connecting globally helps mitigate rural isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development opportunities </li><...
 
<ul><li>BOOK DISCUSSIONS </li></ul><ul><li>MAINE RESOURCES  </li></ul>
In the past 8 weeks, 300 patrons visited one of our libraries
<ul><li>Presque Isle Library Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Homeless Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting room space for...
Pope, K.  Trends Report 2008 . Alliance Library Systems.  www.alliancelibrarysystem.com Robbins, S. & Bell, M. (2007). Sec...
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  • University of Maine at Presque Isle Social Networking Presentation 1.09

    1. 1. <ul><li>Social Media Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Students, Patrons, Members, Guests, Community… </li></ul>For the University of Maine at Presque Isle Presenters Sonja Plummer-Morgan, Librarian & Lisa Neal Shaw, Reference Librarian January 2009
    2. 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHWTLA8WecI
    3. 3. <ul><li>Google has 31 billion searches performed each month </li></ul>
    4. 4. According to Jeremiah Owyang, senior analyst at Forrester, Facebook has over 60 million active users. Twitter.com nearly 800,000
    5. 6. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?id=773597738&ref=profile Facebook.com
    6. 7. http://twitter.com/PresqueIsleLib twitter.com
    7. 8. http://www.myspace.com/presqueislelibrary MySpace.com
    8. 9. <ul><li>Same words, different marketing venues and reaching a broader audience virtually and in the library to communicate with one another, share best practices, and learn. </li></ul>
    9. 11. Total Second Life Residents as of 1/23/09: 16,785,531
    10. 14. <ul><li>Connecting globally helps mitigate rural isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Conferences in real time with Video Conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Geography is no longer an obstacle to meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver services to the place where it is needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment by managing social media with aid of the student ambassadors, such as Facebook,  Bebo, MySpace, YouTube, Constant Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability of our profession </li></ul><ul><li>Immersive & Participatory Learning </li></ul>
    11. 16. <ul><li>BOOK DISCUSSIONS </li></ul><ul><li>MAINE RESOURCES </li></ul>
    12. 17. In the past 8 weeks, 300 patrons visited one of our libraries
    13. 18. <ul><li>Presque Isle Library Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Homeless Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting room space for nonprofits </li></ul><ul><li>American Cancer Society </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Assist university students </li></ul><ul><li>Provide internships </li></ul><ul><li>Teach for the University of Indiana </li></ul><ul><li>Job Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Prison Library Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Reader’s Garden with book events </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Attend live music concerts </li></ul><ul><li>Art Shows in world with receptions </li></ul><ul><li>Association for Rural Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Swing Era Library Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Samantha Smith Library </li></ul><ul><li>Student graduation celebrations </li></ul>Examples of Activities We Are Directly Involved With
    14. 19. Pope, K. Trends Report 2008 . Alliance Library Systems. www.alliancelibrarysystem.com Robbins, S. & Bell, M. (2007). Second Life for Dummies. Wiley Publishing, Inc. Bettger, S. (2008). Non Profits and Second Life: Promoting Causes Inside Second Life For Real World Impact . Giving Circles Network. Educational use for Second Life www.secondlife.com Second Life Economic Statistics. http://secondlife.com/whatis/economy_stats.php Simtech: Second Life for Educators. http://secondlifegrid.net/slfe/education-use-virtual-world Twitterfacts. http://twitterfacts.blogspot.com/2008/01/number-of-twitter-users.html
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