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  1. 1. Facebook Gregory Klein & Nilda Sanchez GSLIS 747 – Fall 2010 November 2, 2010
  2. 2. Getting Started
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  10. 10. Libraries:Facebook By Nilda Sanchez
  11. 11. Why Use Facebook? Its become clear that a wide-range of people are regularly using Facebook. Creating a library Facebook offers diversity in an already diverse market. Instead of expecting users to take extra steps to visit the library’s own website, its accessible from their page. The fact that libraries can directly contact fans is also a prime motivator in setting up and maintaining a fan page. Libraries are using social networking site such as, Facebook to improving it’s image and visibility, and as a result, attract more users.
  12. 12. Additional Incentive • Open access & services by using as many avenues possible. Users have option of taking advantage of available resources. • Catalog search widgets can be placed into Facebook. • Connection with users
  13. 13. 21 CUNY Libraries• William & Anita M. Newman Library (Baruch) • A. Philip Randolph Memorial Library (BMCC) • Bronx Community College Library • Brooklyn College Library • Morris R. CohenLibraries (City) • College of Staten Island Library • Mina Rees Library (Grad Center) • Graduate School of Journalism (Research Center) • Hostos Community College Library • Hunter College Libraries • Lloyd George Sealy Library (John Jay) • Robert J. Kibbee Library (Kingsborough) • La Guardia Community CollegeLibrary • CUNY School of Law Library • Leonard Lief Library (Lehman) • Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library (Medgar Evers) • Ursula C. Schwerin Library (NYCCT) • Queens College Library • Kurt R.Schmeller Library (Queensborough) • York College Library (York)
  14. 14. 14 CUNY Libraries on Facebook • A. Philip Randolph Memorial Library (BMCC) • Bronx Community College Library • Brooklyn College Library • Morris R. Cohen Libraries (City) • College of Staten Island Library • Mina Rees Library (Grad Center) • Graduate School of Journalism (Research Center) • Hostos Community College Library • Hunter College Libraries • Lloyd George Sealy Library (John Jay) • La Guardia Community College Library • Leonard Lief Library (Lehman) • Queens College Library • Kurt R. Schmeller Library (Queensborough)
  15. 15. CUNY Libraries on Facebook Libraries Event s Discussion s Link s Photos Other Borough of Manhattan CC     Bronx Community College     Brooklyn College    City College     Flickr, Videos College of Staten Island     WorldCat, Videos Graduate Center  WorldCat, Notes, Grad School of Journalism   WorldCat, Ask A Librarian, RSS/Blog Hostos CC    Hunter College   John Jay College     Videos La Guardia CC     Academic Search Premier, RSS/Blog, Article search Lehman College    Events Queens College    Queensborough CC    
  16. 16. Get to Know . . . the Library • Faculty & Staff • Announcements • New Hire • Staff Service background • Postings • Events & Exhibits • Library hours (Closings & Holidays)
  17. 17. • Equipment • Scanner • Printer • Color Copier • Book Sale • Student Competitions • Library Resources • Newsletter • Instructional Seminars • Websites (Homepage, Blog, etc.) • Useful tips (how to..) • Find a Book • Article via Databases • Save on Textbooks Marketing the Library What’s New?
  18. 18. Encouraging Library Interaction Visit… • Circulation Staff • Technical Support • Librarian on Duty • Library online survey ww.surveymonkey.com • New to the library? • Lost & Overwhelmed? • Need assistance? User opinion is of utmost importance
  19. 19. Library Search Applications BookSharing Tools • Books iread • BookShare Catalogue Search • World Cat Electronic Resources • JStor Librarian Application LibGuides
  20. 20. Facebook Groups for Librarians General Groups for Librarians • Librarians and Facebook • FacebookAppsForLibraries Groups Associated with Professional Organizations • CILIP UC&R Group • AASL • IFLA Groups Associated with Events / Conferences • LILAC Conference
  21. 21. Questions/Comments

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