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Margaret Smith Library
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, NRF
Contributing to research and teaching
in aqua...
Margaret Smith Library has …
Books
Journals
Audiovisual media
e-resources
Reprints back to 1800s
Correspondence
Field note...
Why Open Access and social media?
• Library comprised of resources and
services - not just a building
• In Grahamstown, a ...
Wisdom from 1931 for social media today
Infographic ©USC OnlineLibrary Science Degree
© 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
Infographic©USCOnlineLibraryScienceDegree
© 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
© 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
©2016SallySchrammCC-BY
© 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
www.biodiversitylibrary.org
© 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
Tweeting for SAIAB and our stakeholders
© 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
Most accessed blog posts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5rVH1KGBCY
© 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
http://www.slideshare.net/OlafJanssenNL/introduction-to-
digital-libraries-concepts-examples-trends
© 2016 Sally Schramm C...
Branding, branding, branding
www.saiab.ac.za/library
www.saiablibrary.blogspot.co.zaContributing to research
and teaching ...
Plan and be relevant
Integrate your media
Be professional
Have fun!
Sally Schramm, Librarian
Margaret Smith Library
South ...
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Margaret Smith Library and Social Media

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How the Library at the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) uses social media to enhance research, teaching and outreach.

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Margaret Smith Library and Social Media

  1. 1. Margaret Smith Library South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, NRF Contributing to research and teaching in aquatic biodiversity through heritage collections and a global web of data © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  2. 2. Margaret Smith Library has … Books Journals Audiovisual media e-resources Reprints back to 1800s Correspondence Field note books Maps Artworks Photographs Social media © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  3. 3. Why Open Access and social media? • Library comprised of resources and services - not just a building • In Grahamstown, a university town not in a major centre in South Africa • Short opening hours, for local users • Resources to users 24/7 • Services, instruction, teaching 24/7 • Coping with time zones 24/7 • Building SAIAB & library networks • The Library supports citizen science Grahamstown © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  4. 4. Wisdom from 1931 for social media today Infographic ©USC OnlineLibrary Science Degree © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  5. 5. Infographic©USCOnlineLibraryScienceDegree © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  6. 6. © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  7. 7. ©2016SallySchrammCC-BY
  8. 8. © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  9. 9. www.biodiversitylibrary.org © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  10. 10. Tweeting for SAIAB and our stakeholders © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  11. 11. Most accessed blog posts
  12. 12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5rVH1KGBCY © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  13. 13. http://www.slideshare.net/OlafJanssenNL/introduction-to- digital-libraries-concepts-examples-trends © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  14. 14. Branding, branding, branding www.saiab.ac.za/library www.saiablibrary.blogspot.co.zaContributing to research and teaching in aquatic biodiversity through heritage collections and a global web of data https://twitter.com/SAIABlibrary http://ru.za.libguides.com/saiablibrary © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY
  15. 15. Plan and be relevant Integrate your media Be professional Have fun! Sally Schramm, Librarian Margaret Smith Library South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity Grahamstown, South Africa www.saiab.ac.za/library http://ru.za.libguides.com/saiablibrary www.saiablibrary.blogspot.co.za https://twitter.com/SAIABlibrary © 2016 Sally Schramm CC-BY

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