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Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social media sites. It has grown to over 103 million users and it has become one of the top 30 websites in the US within months of its debut. Join us to learn more about this exciting new site, including how to:

• Get started pinning
• Effectively use Pinterest as a tool for your library through ideas, best practices, and examples
• Discuss some of the copyright issues with Pinterest

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  1. 1. Presenter: Diana SilveiraNovare Library Services
  2. 2. • Getting Started – what’s the fuss?• Best Practices• Benefits for Professional Development• Your Library on Pinterest• Copyright issues on Pinterest
  3. 3. • A PUBLIC “Virtual Pinboard” to “organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web.”• A discovery and sharing tool for images
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  5. 5. • Browser buttons and Apps
  6. 6. • Post from the original source • Pin from permalinks • Give credit and a thoughtful Pin descriptionTip: drag and drop images toGoogle Images to find originalsource Meme -
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  9. 9. • Reading• Find/Share Infographics
  10. 10. • Repin (post it to your board)• Comment (start a discussion)• Like (like it )
  11. 11. Share pictures • @ your library • In Your Community • Archival/Special Collections • Get InspiredCheck Out: Ringling, St Johns County, Collier,
  12. 12. • What’s New• Book Lists• Recommended Reading• Book Club Selections
  13. 13.  Tie-Ins with Slideshare, YouTube, Etsy and more
  14. 14. • Collaborate with Users• Create a Contest• Gather pics from an event/user feedback• Create a “Shared Board”
  15. 15. • Virtual Brainstorms• Inspiration Boards• Wish Lists• Share Books, Resources, and more
  16. 16. • Analyze repins, likes, followers, comments, referrals & adjust• Space postings• Set-up your library’s profile – and tie-it to other social media• Write Descriptions – link back to your site, blog,• Add Pinterest to your overall Social Media PlanMost Importantly:• Play, Experiment and HAVE Fun Image source:
  17. 17. • Copyright Responsibility is the users• Do you have the right to pin other people’s content?• Protect Yourself: • Link to original sources • Post content you license or own
  18. 18. • Updated Copyright Policy with information on how to have your content removed• “NoPin” Code blocks images from being pinned• Is “Kelly v Arriba Soft Corporation” enough? (Thumbnail Case)
  19. 19. • Private Pinboards• Official APIs• Advertising?• Competition?
  20. 20. Diana Silveira