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  • 1. GovDocs 2.0: How Government and Documents Libraries are using Social Media
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  • 3. How is social media changing government agencies?
    Flickr: Seansie
  • 4. Government agencies have adopted this mindset to varying degrees as a way to foster trust and dialogue with people.
    At the most basic level, social media is about community building.
    Flickr: kevindooley
  • 5. In 2008, Admiral Thad Allen of the U.S. Coast Guard sent out a service-wide message saying, “[To] modernize the Coast Guard we must learn how to effectively use social media tools to enhance our ability to perform as a more transparent, change-centric organization.”
  • 6. At the Bellevue Police Department in Nebraska, Twitter is used to solicit help from the public and Facebook is used as a comment and complaint board for residents.
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  • 8. Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. Geological Survey’s Twitter Earthquake Detector (@USGSTed) is a prototype that gathers real-time Twitter updates during seismic activities faster than scientific equipment can be tapped for more precise measurements and alerts.
  • 9. Could Twitter Provide Early Warnings For Epidemics?
    Based on their findings, they believe that Twitter could be a valuable tool to help individuals find nearby emergency medical personnel. By monitoring Twitter trends, they believe health officials can better detect and respond to an epidemic.
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  • 16. Useful resources!
  • 17. Thank you!
    Dr. Curtis R. RogersCommunications Director
    803-734-8928crogers@statelibrary.sc.gov
    www.statelibrary.sc.gov

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