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SCASL12 Annual Conference...

SCASL12 Annual Conference
March 14-16, 2012
Greenville, SC

How to be Loquacious: Constant Talk
about Your Library Impact
Susan Myers, Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC

Be loquacious. Get your message out to parents,
administration, and students. Susan Myers of the
Loquacious Library staff will show all of the ways (virtual
and physical) SHS Library markets its programming, new
books, new websites, and class interactions.



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  • 1. How to BeLoquaciousConstant Talk AboutYour Library Impact
  • 2. The Make-Over
  • 3. American Library Magazine• Contacted the editor and sent before/after pictures• Freshman Academy principal helped facilitate conversation w/ construction• Being featured on Library Design Showcase• http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/libraryd esign12
  • 4. What Are You Doing Now?• emails sharing new materials• one-on-one conversations• information in announcements• in-house Powerpoint system
  • 5. Where Is Everyone?• at the "watering hole"• on their phone• Facebook, Twitter, Google+, blogs, Flickr, Angry Birds
  • 6. What to Say?• statistics• a hundred words• descriptions of collaborations• and ....?
  • 7. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=5XcKBmdfpWs
  • 8. Too Much Time?• Better have time for PR• Short and sweet• Link virtual accounts• What you already do can be copied/pasted into other areas
  • 9. Newsletter• templates available on Word• once a month• embed on blog so public can read• District Office via email
  • 10. Social Media - Im Not the Life of theParty• PLC (Professional Learning Community)• multiple because everyone is not in the same room• shouldnt have to say this BUT
  • 11. Hash - Not Just for Breakfast • • like keywords • search engines will pick up • people/groups will pick up
  • 12. I Dont Like You• associations• SHUN• check is in the email
  • 13. If a Picture Is Worth ....http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fOEGRt7gL5g
  • 14. Blogalicious• Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr, etc etc etc• Set goal for posting regularly• Put it up• Dont forget the hundred and thousand words
  • 15. Twitter• name game (https://twitter.com/#!/vikingslibrary )• make blog auto-post to Twitter• consider auto-tweeting (Gremln for example)• remember - I Dont Like You
  • 16. Everything You Wanted to KnowAbout Twitter .....• Complete profile• Tweet before follow• KOT• Use a service like twitterfeed for getting blog posts to Twitter
  • 17. Gremlnnot only auto tweeting servicedays/timesstatements to auto-tweet?
  • 18. Facebook• make a page Library/101686539874582 ) (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Spartanburg-High-School-• Photo albums• autopost from blog• not closely linked follow wise (dont worry about I Dont Like You)
  • 19. More Facebook• cover art• more and more hundred words
  • 20. Social Wars - the Saga Beginshttps://plus.google.com/More social sites here now and to come. Listen, look, be up-to-date. Social sites get replaced and better comes along.
  • 21. Share
  • 22. List of Resources/ServicesWord Templates for Newslettershttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/CT010104328.aspxEducational Hashtagshttp://www.cybraryman.com/edhashtags.htmlWordpress - http://wordpress.com/Blogger - http://tiny.cc/rw41awTumblr - https://www.tumblr.com/
  • 23. List of Resources/ServicesTwitter - http://www.twitter.comGremln - http://www.gremln.comFacebook - http://www.facebook.comGoogle Plus - https://plus.google.com