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  • Social Media in Libraries Marianne van der Heijden Elisad Meeting October 7, 2010
  • Content
    • What
    • Why
    • How
    • Future
  • The Conversation Prism: The Art of Listening, Learning and Sharing /
  • What are Social Media
    • Tools for communication, collaboration and community building
    • Media in Social Networks
    • Web 2.0
    • It is all about interaction
  • Web 2.0
  • New World of Work
    • Integration of private & professional
    • But for now: 3 levels
    • Private (home, personal)
    • Professional(amon librarians, collegues)
    • Public (you as a library to the public/users)
  • Forrester Europeans on SM
  • What do you know of SM?
    • Are you a Social Media Expert
    • TMG Social Media Quiz
  • What do YOU do with SM?
    • Private : chat with your children
    • Or….
  • What do YOU do with SM?
    • Professional : As Librarians to keep yourself up to date with the possibilities and tools: interact in networks like Ning (Library2.0)
    • Or…
  • What do YOU do with SM?
    • Public : With Library Users to keep them up to date with what you as a library offer: show yourself in a Facebookpage
    • OR ….
  • EBSCO’s Survey Social Media Use in Libraries
  • Why bother?
      • “ Social Media is a logical extension of what we have been doing for centuries”
    • Why Social Media / Lesley bradshaw
      • “ One of the key components in successful social media marketing implementation is building "social authority“”.
    • Social Media in Wikipedia
      • “ There’s no controlling what is said about your library anymore, but you can influence the message that comes across “”
    • Why in Libraries /Andrew Burkhardt
  • Using Social Media
    • To communicate with your users
    • Respond to feedback
    • Marketing your library
    • Understand your users
  • EBSCO’s Survey Social media use in Libraries
    • Goals for use: visibility, image, collaboration, content, new users, press releases, quick info, understand users, training
  • Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: American Libraries 2009
  • Different tools different uses
    • Blogs/Microblogs to message news and ideas
    • Wiki for background information
    • Social Bookmarks for linking online resources
    • Social Networks to profile, communitybuilding
    • Sharing files, documents, photo’s, slides
    • RSS to alert /IM for direct contact /Podcasts
    • Mobile app for use
    • Gaming, Virtual worlds
  • Blogs
    • Write a weblog for your users to inform them of news and get feedback
    • Use Twitter for instant breaking news
  • Wikis
    • Easy Web publishing
    • No HTML required
    • Collaborative online spaces
    • Use for:
      • Team project
      • Knowledge base
      • Remote collaboration
      • FAQ
      • Course instruction
      • Encyclopedia
      • Intranet
  • Social bookmarks
      • Resource collections
      • Subject guides
      • Reading lists
        • Saving articles Connotea (Nature), 2Collab (Elsevier), Medeley, ResearchGate
  • Mashup
    • Mix all the media into 1 or more sites
      • PeacePalace Library Homepage
  • Social Networks Profile
    • Facebook Page
  • Social Networks Groups also scientific like Nature Network
  • Social Network Action
  • Sharing files, documents, photo’s, slides
    • for photosharing
      • Public are requested to tag – Foksonomy
    • for library instruction / annoucements
  • RSS to alert
    • Add a RSS tool to your catalogue, for people to keep up with acquisitions
    • Help you users with RSS feeds like eTOCs (Nature)
  • IM for direct contact
  • Podcast/Vodcast
  • How
    • “ It is much more important to talk about how the tool will benefit patrons than talk about the tool itself”
      • Meredith Farkas
  • What will work for your library
    • Know your users
    • Support Research with live online reference
    • Keep connected
    • You are a library not ‘a friend’
  • Future
    • The future is mobile, mashable
    • Shifting print and read paradigms (e-books, e-readers, linked data)
    • The need for marketing and promotion:
  • Emerging Technologies
    • Practical Web 2.0, Technologies, Supporting Research, Social Networks and Mash-ups, Mobile Technologies, New Literacies, and the Semantic Web.
  • Tips
      • Be active: brand yourself / your library
      • Be open: permit comments/ feedback / tagging
      • Be social: show your clients that you are there / interact, respond
      • Be polite and aware: there is no more privacy
    • Outreach: go where your customers are
  • How to start
    • Make a social media marketing plan
    • Enhance your personal web 2.0 skills
      • 23 things (H. Blowers)
  • Resources
    • 2007
    • Social Software in Libraries
    • Meredith Farkas
    • 2010
    • Social Media Mastery Kit
    • Anna Laura Brown
  • Resources
    • Social Software in Academic Library
    • Ellyssa Kroski
    • List of Social Media and Social Networking Sites
    • Traffikd
  • Resources
    • Handbuch Bibliothek 2.0
    • Ebsco’s Survey 2010
  • List of websites mentionned: bookmarks in Delicious (1):
    • 2collab :Elsevier
    • Academic reference management software for researchers | Mendeley
    • Connotea: free online reference management for clinicians and scientists :Nature
    • Coordinating a social media presence for the library : Sarah Houghton-Jan presentation
    • Ebsco's Survey results Social Media in Libraries :(in Dutch)
    • Ecobibl Marianne Presentations
    • emtacl10: emerging technologies in academic libraries
    • European Social Media :Presentation Forrester Groundwell 'we are social'
    • Facebook | Librarians and Facebook
    • Facebook | NIOO Library
    • Flickr: The Library of Congress' Photostream
    • Four Reasons Libraries Should be on Social Media | Information Tyrannosaur
    • Groundswell Social Technogrpahics Ladder
    • Guide to Video Podcasting Laurier Library (Canada)
    • Handbuch Bibliothek 2.0
    • Introducing The Conversation Prism
    • Learning 2.0 - The Things : Helene Blowers in Learning 2.0
    • Library 2.0 - Librarians and the Internet, Social Media, and Web 2.0
    • library of congres - Flickr: Search
    • List of social networking websites - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • Nature - Issue - science feeds
    • Nature Network
    • NIOO Library
    • NIOO Library bookmarks
    • NIOO Library Catalogue
  • bookmarks in Delicious (2):
    • Peace Palace Library (peacepalace) on Twitter
    • Podcasts at Dowling College Library
    • Scientific Network | ResearchGATE
    • Social media - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • Social Media for libraries :Video from Lynn McGormick
    • Social Media Quiz
    • Social Media Quiz: Test Your Knowledge - Undercurrents
    • Social Media usage in libraries in Europe - survey findings :Ebsco
    • Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: How American Libraries are Using New Tools for Public Relations and to Attract new Users - Second Survey November 2009
    • Social networking librarian :Anna Laure Brown
    • Social Software In Academic Libraries :Presentation Ellyssa Kroski
    • Social Software in Libraries
    • Traffikd » List of Social Media and Social Networking Sites
    • Upload & Share PowerPoint presentations and documents
    • Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing
    • Welcome to the Peace Palace Library
    • What Is Web 2.0 - O'Reilly Media
    • Why Social Media :Presentation Leslie Bradshaw
    • YouTube - A Librarian's 2.0 Manifesto
    • YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
    • YouTube - Cochrane Library Tutorial
  • Thank you!
    • This presentation on Slideshare:
    • Contact me via SM or simply by mail:
      • [email_address]