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MySpace: Reference, Programming and Promotion Angela Semifero Semife Roar, Second Life Michigan Library Consortium January...
The Basics <ul><li>What is MySpace? </li></ul><ul><li>What is it Used For? </li></ul><ul><li>The History of MySpace </li><...
Signing Up For an Account
Setting Up an Account
Schools Tab
Privacy Settings
Once You’ve Logged In
Bulletins and Friends
Comments
Your Profile
Benefits of MySpace <ul><li>Sharing Ideas and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of Community </li></ul><ul><li>Reading...
Controversies and Issues <ul><li>History of the Company </li></ul><ul><li>Ads </li></ul><ul><li>Policies of the Parent Com...
Developing Policies <ul><li>In House </li></ul><ul><li>Statement of Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Fr...
Sample Libraries on MySpace Denver Public Library
Rockford Public Library
Hennepin County Library
Brooklyn College Library
Allen County Public Library
Other Library Related Uses -YALSA
ALA
Authors – Meg Cabot
Authors – Harlan Coben
Publisher – Harper Teen
Role-Playing Profiles – Virginia Woolf
Role-Playing Profiles – George Orwell
Musical Artists – Harry and the Potters
MySpace as a Resource – People Search
Browse Function
Business Search
Collection Development – Music
Promotion on MySpace – Bulletins and Events
MySpace Programming <ul><li>Internet Safety </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace Makeover </li></ul><ul><li>Video, Podcast, or Writin...
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Presentation given in Second Life by Angela Semifero, Deputy Director of the Marshall District Library (Second Life name Semife Roar) in Cybrary City on behalf of the Michigan Library Consortium. For links to handouts and resources please see http://mlcslpresentation.googlepages.com

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  1. 1. MySpace: Reference, Programming and Promotion Angela Semifero Semife Roar, Second Life Michigan Library Consortium January 11, 2007
  2. 2. The Basics <ul><li>What is MySpace? </li></ul><ul><li>What is it Used For? </li></ul><ul><li>The History of MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Who Uses MySpace? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Signing Up For an Account
  4. 4. Setting Up an Account
  5. 5. Schools Tab
  6. 6. Privacy Settings
  7. 7. Once You’ve Logged In
  8. 8. Bulletins and Friends
  9. 9. Comments
  10. 10. Your Profile
  11. 11. Benefits of MySpace <ul><li>Sharing Ideas and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of Community </li></ul><ul><li>Reading and Writing Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Expression and Empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>Create Positive Adult Role Models </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting friends, potential dates in area </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce Users to Library Resources </li></ul>
  12. 12. Controversies and Issues <ul><li>History of the Company </li></ul><ul><li>Ads </li></ul><ul><li>Policies of the Parent Company </li></ul><ul><li>False Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Inappropriate Material </li></ul><ul><li>Cyberstalking </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Predators </li></ul><ul><li>Cyberbullying </li></ul><ul><li>Phishing and Hacking </li></ul>
  13. 13. Developing Policies <ul><li>In House </li></ul><ul><li>Statement of Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sample Libraries on MySpace Denver Public Library
  15. 15. Rockford Public Library
  16. 16. Hennepin County Library
  17. 17. Brooklyn College Library
  18. 18. Allen County Public Library
  19. 19. Other Library Related Uses -YALSA
  20. 20. ALA
  21. 21. Authors – Meg Cabot
  22. 22. Authors – Harlan Coben
  23. 23. Publisher – Harper Teen
  24. 24. Role-Playing Profiles – Virginia Woolf
  25. 25. Role-Playing Profiles – George Orwell
  26. 26. Musical Artists – Harry and the Potters
  27. 27. MySpace as a Resource – People Search
  28. 28. Browse Function
  29. 29. Business Search
  30. 30. Collection Development – Music
  31. 31. Promotion on MySpace – Bulletins and Events
  32. 32. MySpace Programming <ul><li>Internet Safety </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace Makeover </li></ul><ul><li>Video, Podcast, or Writing Competitions </li></ul><ul><li>Online Book Discussion Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Character Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Opportunities </li></ul>
  33. 33. Comments and Questions? The End

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