THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL MEDIA:<br />a presentation to the Vancouver Association of Law Libraries (VALL)<br />~ a brief look a...
AGENDA<br /><ul><li>What is social media?
Top ten (10) tools & top (5) trends in social media
Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Foursquare, QR Codes
Social media & the law …e.g, the profession(s)
The future
Should lawyers & law librarians use social media?</li></ul>Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Socia...
WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA?<br />	“…social media is an umbrella term that refers to new social technologies, especially those wh...
TEN SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS I RECOMMEND<br />Facebook – social networking, friends & family<br />Twitter –‘real-time’ social ne...
TREND #5 – ’EVIDENTIARY’ USES OF SOCIAL MEDIA<br />Facebook fact: ~ 600 million users & 20 million+ in Canada alone<br />T...
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Vancouver Law Libraries (VALL) April 2011

  1. 1. THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL MEDIA:<br />a presentation to the Vancouver Association of Law Libraries (VALL)<br />~ a brief look at social media trends for law librarians ~<br />Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  2. 2. AGENDA<br /><ul><li>What is social media?
  3. 3. Top ten (10) tools & top (5) trends in social media
  4. 4. Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Foursquare, QR Codes
  5. 5. Social media & the law …e.g, the profession(s)
  6. 6. The future
  7. 7. Should lawyers & law librarians use social media?</li></ul>Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  8. 8. WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA?<br /> “…social media is an umbrella term that refers to new social technologies, especially those where multimedia, audio and text are combined on the web with interactive, social elements ... the emphasis is on being social, and using the tools to bring people together”<br /> HLWIKI Canada – http://hlwiki.ca<br />Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  9. 9. TEN SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS I RECOMMEND<br />Facebook – social networking, friends & family<br />Twitter –‘real-time’ social networking, ‘on the go’<br />YouTube–video hosting & sharing, marketing <br />GoogleDocs–online collaboration <br />Slideshare–hosting & sharing slide presentations<br />Google Reader – RSS feed reader <br />Blogs– original web 2.0 tool to publish ideas<br />Skype– instant messaging & VoIP calling<br />Wikis– collaborative writing, community of practice<br />Social bibliography – social research management<br />Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  10. 10. TREND #5 – ’EVIDENTIARY’ USES OF SOCIAL MEDIA<br />Facebook fact: ~ 600 million users & 20 million+ in Canada alone<br />Twitter fact: 70 million tweets daily, mostly on mobile devices<br />Is social media evidence admissible in court?<br />“…given the pervasive use of Facebook and the large volume of photographs typically posted on Facebook sites, it is now incumbent on a party’s counsel to explain to the client, in appropriate cases, that documents posted on the party’s Facebook profile may be relevant to allegations made in the pleadings.”Leduc v. Roman, 2009 CanLII 6838 <br />All electronically-stored information ("ESI"), not just paper documents, is subject to discovery<br />Is electronic evidence easy to obtain?<br />“… when handed subpoenas (e.g, divorce, infidelity, child custody) service providers (e.g, Facebook, Hotmail, Twitter) may not disclose communications until consent is received.”<br />Subpoena Facebook: <br />Locating Social Network Legal Evidence<br /> Electronic Data Records Law blog<br />Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  11. 11. TREND #4 – SOCIAL MEDIA LINKING PHYSICAL & DIGITAL<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QR_code<br />http://www.crimemapping.com/map.aspx<br />http://www.socialqrcode.com/<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geotagging<br />…using QR codes & metadata links the <br />physical world to digital objects<br />“The Internet of Things”<br />LibTour is a free law library audio tour, QR-coded, created by the Centre for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)<br /><ul><li> Display QR code to scan with smartphones
  12. 12. Users hear audio introducing legal books</li></ul>http://goo.gl<br />Google’s URL shortener <br />& QR code generator<br />Find a doctor, find a lawyer<br />http://www.avvo.com/ <br />Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  13. 13. TREND #3 – ’CROWDSOURCING’ FOR LEGAL INFORMATION<br />A community of lawyers making legal research faster and smarter.<br />http://spindlelaw.com<br />Q/A SERVICES LIKE QUORA<br />A Q&A platform starting to include legal sites and a reputation system<br />…In Quora.com, each page becomes the best possible resource for <br />the person who wants the answer to that question …<br />http://jurispedia.org/<br />Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  14. 14. TREND #2 – BUILDING SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERTISE IN LAW FIRMS<br /><ul><li>Social media expertise needed in law firms
  15. 15. Used to recruite lawyers
  16. 16. Social media policies for law firms
  17. 17. Cloud computing services in law
  18. 18. Emerging technologies librarians</li></ul>http://conniecrosby.blogspot.com/<br />LegalIT 5.0 <br />Canada’s premier legal IT conference<br />http://legalit.ca/en/welcome-to-legal-it/<br />Should law librarians be ‘2.0’?<br />Why? Or, why not?<br />“Lawyers or law firms with a marketing strategy that doesn’t include social media are missing an enormous opportunity if they’re not playing in the sandbox and trying to make their voices heard and people aware of their expertise,” says Michael Geist. He adds that the best lawyers are also using social media tools as recruiting vehicles, to attract the best and brightest…<br />Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  19. 19. TREND #1 – IDENTITY MANAGEMENT<br /><ul><li>As a law librarian, should you use social media?
  20. 20. At least have a rudimentary strategy
  21. 21. Digital branding for the firm
  22. 22. Digital branding for law library
  23. 23. Signalling a change in managing legal information</li></ul>CARL / ABRC Academic Librarians’ Competencies<br />http://www.stemlegal.com/steve-matthews/<br />Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
  24. 24. THE FUTURE<br /><ul><li>Should law librarians be concerned about their visibility?
  25. 25. Is it important for law librarians to use social media, or not?
  26. 26. Closing remarks</li></ul>Dean Giustini / UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian<br />VALL Social Media Series: Taking a Closer Look <br />April 12th, 2011<br />
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