Introduce yourself and talk a little bit about the position and past positions at SCSL.Do a show of hands: how many on FB? How many twitter? Anyone on MySpace? LinkedIN? Other social networks?
Remind people to pay really close attention as the stats go by quickly
Ask probing questions to get at what people think
Ask for points and definite ways libraries are changing. Ask how staff members see their own library changing and how other libraries are changing.
Mention that last December, Amazon sold more Kindle eBooks than physical books. How are eBooks changing the library?
Texting is very popular! How is texting changing the library? Charleston County Public Library is currently using a text a librarian service.
March 30th 408 libraries in SC responded to these three simple questions. Make comparison to the 2009 Clemson Carolina game had 80,574 attendees. So in one day, libraries in SC have twice as many visitors. IN ONE DAY.
Gives you an opportunity to directly communicate with users, resolve issues, promote services…
Be safe online! Knowledge is power.
Mention free webinars like from ALA Washington Office
Social media is changing libraries… How do you fit in?
Tip of the iceberg Social networking Facebook Govloop Linkedin Photo sharing Flickr Picasa Podcasting iTunes Video production and sharing Vimeo Youtube iMovie (Mac) Flip video Twitter Hootsuite Tweetdeck Flickr:winkyintheuk
What do you like to do and how can you incorporate that into the library’s social media presence? flickr:NaomiIbuki
Gardening and landscape design? Flickr:Randy Son Of Robert
Supporting libraries / Advocacy Writing funders Legislators Decision makers Drop ins Training sessions PR Logistics Getting the word out Use social media Finding levels of support, Friends groups Flickr: Create For Animal Rights