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Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
Social media @ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
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  • 1. Social Media@ the Dag Hammarskjöld Library UNCG Forum 20 March 2012
  • 2. @UNLibraryDag Hammarskjöld Libraryhttp://www.facebook.com/UnitedNationsLibraryDepository Librarieshttp://www.facebook.com/United.Nations.Depository.LibrariesUN Pulse the Library bloghttp://un-library.tumblr.com/Videos – Screencasts – How tohttp://www.youtube.com/user/unreferencePresentationshttp://www.slideshare.net/UNDHLLIBRARY/
  • 3. Why social media?How to be visible?
  • 4. Why social media?• What can social media give to the library? – Broader audience; – Better visibility & recognition for its work; – Tools to listen & interact with users.• What can the library bring to social media? – Selection of documents & resources; – References to documented source of information; – Place to share about UN research related issues.
  • 5. How to be visible? Building on the Library traditional roleTaking advantage of the social media capabilities
  • 6. Blogging & Alerting• 2005 : UN Pulse – Just-released UN online information – Major reports – Flagship publications• August 2011 : move to Tumblr – Security Council meetings with links to relevant documents; – Interesting or historical queries.
  • 7. Alerting: FlagshipPublications
  • 8. Referencing UN Documents
  • 9. Sharing HistoricalKnowledge
  • 10. Promoting the Library resources
  • 11. GettingFeedbacks
  • 12. Alerting, Interacting & listening• Started in February 2010 – UN Pulse entries; – Selection of UN documents; – Selection of UN agencies research papers; – Selection of NGO or academic papers; – Links to library resources in relation to hot topics.
  • 13. Alerting on UN documents Alerting on Flagship publication
  • 14. AnsweringQuestions
  • 15. Alerting, Interacting & Networking• Main account – UN Pulse entries; – Library training announcement.• Depository Libraries – UN documentation collection; – Information on digitalization; – Training and research skills.
  • 16. Sharing aboutResearch skills
  • 17. Networking
  • 18. GettingFeedbacks
  • 19. Sharing training material
  • 20. Monitoring Social Media
  • 21. Assessing Social Media
  • 22. Assessing Social Media
  • 23. Looking Ahead• Challenges – Monitoring social media on a daily basis; – Interacting – getting more questions; – Sharing more on the Library’s achievements • Digitalization; • Online training; • Online Research Guides.

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