Info literacy and social media in a public libraryPresentation Transcript
Supporting independentlearning and literacy arecore public library roles.
Bread andbutterClass visits: toddlers to post gradCradle to grave free ICT trainingBusiness InformationSpecials arts and music collectionsHow to use the archivesFInd census recordsSet up emailsAvoid scamsUse better passwordsbook flightsSign up to facebookUse the electoral rollFind English lessonsClaim housing benefitOpen a dispute on Ebay
Technology has the power to change lives AND bring communities together.The library must help residents and community groups harness its power!
1999I qualified in 1999 when the internet looked like this...
Saw this forthe first time.Little did weknow...
Created my first web page...
Started teaching ICTclasses... Share your memories of Clayton with the world Take That. Create a virtual holiday on tour with Take That Talk to relatives abroad, share photos and save on phone callsMake everything easier from shopping to going out with the Internet
Google search book manchester. Wheres thelibrary?
Google search free wifi manchester. Wheres the library?
What can you do as newly qualified library staff? Start talking about a national InfoLit programme Share learning materials Dont obsess about being Info Professionals Find out what people actually need
What amI doing? IT clinic drop-in Jobseeking online Where to find free ebooks Lifehack - 30 sites in 30 minutes Create an online CV in your lunch hourHow to download ebooks from the libraryCreate a one page web site in an afternoon
2013 Universal Credit Welfare reforms LinkedIn masterclass Blogging success social Create an online portfolio Social media for campaigning Online reputation management
Where we are Twitter Facebook Blogger Flickr Wordpress
Were on it and we teach it!
Blogging for campaigns and causes in communities
Archives, local history, genealogy - a great way in...