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Bill Drew Twitter Sunyla09


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Tweet To Me:Twittering Libraries And Librarians In SUNY . The use of Twitter is growing greatly among individuals and institutions, and libraries and librarians are helping lead the way. Find out how to use Twitter as a professional tool to keep in touch with what is going on, to filter and exchange information quickly, and how to provide an opt in information service to your patrons. Also learn how you can use Twitter to enhance the use of other technology tools like blogs, cell phones and social networking sites. Learn how to be a twit!

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Bill Drew Twitter Sunyla09

  1. 1. Tweet To Me: Twittering Libraries And Librarians In SUNY Bill Drew Presentation at
  2. 2. “ In short, the most fascinating thing about Twitter is not what it's doing to us. It's what we're doing to it. ” Steven Johnson Time, June 15, 2009
  3. 3.   TC3 Library  - January 3, 2009 <ul><ul><li>New Book List - at most once a week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes in Hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News from LibraryLand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Events in the Baker Commons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Followers so far: 136 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  students, faculty, staff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>authors, other libraries, publishers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. “ Do treat Twitter as a conversation rather than a broadcast medium. ” Sarah Milstein, &quot; Twitter FOR Libraries (and Librarians).&quot; Computers in Libraries,May 2009.
  5. 5.   TC3 Library  - Publicity <ul><ul><li>E-mail to Faculty, Staff. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will E-mail Students in fall. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FaceBook page and &quot;friends.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On bottom of every library webpage. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6.   TC3 Library  - Future Uses <ul><ul><li>Two way communication. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feed in RSS from some good sources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feed in RSS from announcements page. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More ReTweets of other TC3 twitter users. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>???? </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Bill Drew - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Use - some </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>News - CNN, New York Times, NPR, others. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interests - social networking, new tehcnologies, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Use -  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Follow others for professional development. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Feed my blog into it (Using TwitterFeed). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Feed from Library 2.0 Network on Ning. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8.   Follow and Followers   Who I Follow (274) Followers (412) <ul><ul><li>Journals (LJ,AL, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OCLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LibraryofCongress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>InformationKnot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pundits/Techies (eg. Cory Doctorow) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Librarians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Librarians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ALA & NYLA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>?  </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. “ Twitter has thus become a key player in the attention economy, distributing ideas and comments about what people care about and what they have expertise in.” Tim O'Reilly & Sarah Milstein The Twitter Book
  10. 10.   Picking Who to Follow <ul><ul><li>Content is King! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Posts links to useful resources. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retweets and original content. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some personal stuff is good. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doesn't over tweet.  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Don't follow everyone that follows you!! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some of My Favorites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Sauers (msauers) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ellyssa Kroski (ellyssa) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TweetReport (TweetReport) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>David Lankes (rdlankes) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  American Libraries (amlibraries) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  Colleen Robledo (colleenrobledo) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  Tim O'Reilly (timoreilly) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11.   Twitter Tools I Use <ul><ul><li>Twitterfeed - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter Grader - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We Follow - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HootSuite - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Tweet - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twellow Directory  - / category_users/cat_id/346 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Just Tweet It - Librarians- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twhirl - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twazzup: </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Contact me if you have any questions! <ul><li>Bill Drew, M.S., B.S., A.S. Assistant Professor Librarian, Systems and Tech Services/Electronic Resources/Serials Tompkins Cortland Community College  (TC3) Library Dryden, N.Y. 13053-0139 E-mail: Phone: 607-844-8222 ext.4406 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter:BillDrew4 Online Identity: </li></ul>