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Social media & libraries

  1. 1. Social Media & Libraries<br />
  2. 2. Why?<br />Brand<br />Communication<br />Marketing <br />Respond to feedback positive/negative<br />Figure out patron needs<br />
  3. 3. Social Media platforms<br />MySpace – teens, music<br />Facebook – college, opened up to everyone<br />Twitter – disseminator of information<br />Ning – niche groups<br />Gowalla – location based social networking<br />Foursquare – location based social networking<br />
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  5. 5. Social Media Best Practices<br />http://tametheweb.com/2010/03/18/social-media-best-practices-for-libraries/<br />http://www.davidleeking.com/2010/05/04/10-reasons-to-not-quit-facebook/<br />
  6. 6. Privacy<br />http://librarianbyday.net/<br />http://www.davidleeking.com/2010/05/04/10-reasons-to-not-quit-facebook<br />http://www.omahalibrary.org/pdfs/OPLMySpace_Facebook_TermsofUse_Final.pdf<br />http://www.davidleeking.com/2010/05/04/my-facebook-privacy-settings<br />
  7. 7. Learn from others<br />http://mashable.com/2009/03/30/successful-facebook-fan-page/<br />http://www.viralblog.com/social-media/top-50-facebook-pages/<br />http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=30849344&id=1654519580#!/newyorkpubliclibrary<br />http://www.facebook.com/#!/NPR<br />http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=30849344&id=1654519580#!/pages/Omaha-NE/The-Architectural-Offices/167944410143<br />http://www.facebook.com/#!/BluePlanetNaturalGrill?ref=ts<br />http://www.facebook.com/#!/OmahaOldMarket?ref=ts<br />
  8. 8. Insights aka usage<br />http://www.facebook.com/help/?search=insights<br />
  9. 9. Where we are headed<br />http://www.infogroupcafe.com/smallbusiness/?p=1333<br />Back to foursquare<br />http://mashable.com/2010/04/22/foursquare-claim-your-business/<br />

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