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Social Media is Changing Libraries - Where do you FIT IN?

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presentation for staff development day at Sumter County Public Library, Sumter, SC.

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  • 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
  • Transcript

    • 1. Social media is changing libraries…
      How do you fit in?
    • 2.
    • 3. What are your first thoughts?
    • 4. How are libraries changing?
      Flickr:416style
    • 5. Flickr:goXunuReviews
    • 6. Flickr:BdwayDiva1
    • 7. SC Public Library computer users
      Flickr:Children's Main Library
    • 8. 2010 SC Day in the Life of SC Libraries
    • 9. Social Media vs. Social Networking
    • 10. 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
    • 11. What do you like to do and how can you incorporate that into the library’s social media presence?
      flickr:NaomiIbuki
    • 12. Gardening and landscape design?
      Flickr:Randy Son Of Robert
    • 13. Politics?
      Flickr:alexdecarvalho
    • 14. Crafts?
      Flickr:~MVI~
    • 15. Monitoring feedback
    • 16. Flickr:cogdogblog
    • 17. Do your professional reading online.
    • 18. SC Library NetworkWikiscln.statelibrary.sc.gov
    • 19.
    • 20. 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
    • 21. SCLA.org
    • 22. Your homework assignment:
    • 23. Be flexible
      Flickr:Ingorrr
    • 24. Don’t be hostile to new technology
      Flickr:Lara604
    • 25. Flickr:woodleywonderworks
      Treat new technology like they would.
    • 26. Play & Experiment
      Flickr:TheLightworks
    • 27. Keep up!
      Flickr:whiteafrican
    • 28. Flickr:lovelypetal
    • 29. Thank you!
      Dr. Curtis R. Rogers,
      Communications Director
      803-734-8928
      crogers@statelibrary.sc.gov