Library Campaigning With A Virtual Voice

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In mid-2010 Twitter brought together a group of information professionals from across the UK who were concerned about the future of public libraries. These virtual discussions on Twitter led to the formation of the national campaign Voices for the Library. Within two weeks, a website and various online social networking presences had been set up for the campaign and strong support from inside and outside the profession was quickly established.

(Presentation for Internet Librarian International 2011 http://www.internet-librarian.com/2011/day.php?day=Thursday#TrackB)

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    In mid-2010 Twitter brought together a group of information professionals from across the UK who were concerned about the future of public libraries. These virtual discussions on Twitter led to the formation of the national campaign Voices for the Library. Within two weeks, a website and various online social networking presences had been set up for the campaign and strong support from inside and outside the profession was quickly established.

    (Presentation for Internet Librarian International 2011 http://www.internet-librarian.com/2011/day.php?day=Thursday#TrackB)
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Library Campaigning With A Virtual Voice

  1. 1. Library Campaigning With A Virtual Voice Gary Green (Voices for The Library) [email_address]
  2. 2. http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk Twitter: @ukpling   http://www.facebook.com/voicesforthelibrary
  3. 3. Magaret Stranks/Flickr
  4. 4. Save Doncaster Libraries/Flickr
  5. 5. SOCIAL MEDIA REACTS QUICKLY
  6. 6. johannaa123/Flickr
  7. 7. Enokson / Flickr
  8. 12. ggstopflat/flickr
  9. 14. Phil Bradley/Flickr
  10. 15. Geoshore/Flickr
  11. 16. Foglibraries/Flickr
  12. 18. http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk Twitter: @ukpling   http://www.facebook.com/voicesforthelibrary
  13. 19. Image credits Voices for the Library logo by Lorraine Moss. Closure stats: Publiclibrariesnews.com

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