Erin Rickbeil</li></ul>Social media training committee<br />LIBR559M Student Librarians, December 2009<br />
Introduction – what is social media?<br /> “Social media is a rapidly evolving field of interest for information professionals. As the world wide web grows <br /> and progresses from Web 2.0 onwards, it is likely <br /> social media will grow exponentially…”<br />- PAL Social media training committee, 2009<br />
The goal of a social media program<br />"To have a plan in place to train library staff members <br />requiring higher levels of social media literacy and knowledge, <br />and to provide them with a social media guide to turn to as a continuing resource."<br />- PAL Social media training committee, 2009<br />
Objectives of project<br /><ul><li>Conduct needs assessment of library staff
Example: Using a virtual conference platform</li></li></ul><li>Social media training plan<br /><ul><li>A proposed 8 week immersion
One social media module or topic per week</li></ul> <br /><ul><li>Social tools used in academic libraries</li></ul> <br /><ul><li>Provide hands-on, guided learning paths</li></ul> <br /><ul><li>Allow for content creation & ideas sharing</li></ul> <br />
Week 1, Module 1<br /><ul><li>Introduction to social media
Introduce SM tools to department(s)</li></li></ul><li>References<br /><ul><li>Connell, R. (2009). Academic Libraries, Facebook and MySpace, and Student Outreach: A Survey of Student Opinion. portal: Libraries & the Academy, 9(1), 25-36. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier database.
Csora, C., Van der Heyden, M., & Kersten, F. (2009). Practising what we preach: Working together to further scientific collaboration. Learned Publishing, 22(4), 304-311. Retrieved from ArticleFirst database.
Hendrix D, Chiarella D, Hasman L, Murphy S, & Zafron ML. (2009). Use of Facebook in academic health sciences libraries. Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA. 97 (1), 44-7. DOI: 10.3163/1536-5050.97.1.008
Rethlefsen, M., Engard, N., Chang, D., & Haytko, C. (2006). Social Software for Libraries and Librarians. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 6 (4), 29-45. DOI : 10.1300/J186v06n04_03
Ure, L., Atkey, K., & Miller, K. (2009). Exploring Social Software at UBC Library: The TOTS Series. Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 4(1), 1-5. Retrieved from http://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/perj/article/view/932/1471
Weaver, A. (2009). Attending conferences virtually. Access – Caulfield East Then Alice Springs, 23(3), 26-27. Retrieved from http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=098780048443873;res=IELHSS</li>