New Doors To The Library

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Engaging library communities through Facebook and blogs

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New Doors To The Library

  1. 1. www.fau.edu/library<br />
  2. 2. NEW DOORS TO THE LIBRARY<br />Engaging library communities through Facebook and blogs<br />Jane Strudwick<br />Electronic Resources<br />FAU Wimberly Library<br />
  3. 3. The Old Message<br />Static<br />Monologue<br />Walks away and doesn’t look back<br />
  4. 4. Web 2.0<br />Democratic creation<br />Dynamic Delivery<br />Conversation!<br />The New Message<br />
  5. 5. Share/Community<br />Talk Back<br />Keep Track<br />Editorial - The Day After the Health Care Bill - NYTimes.com<br />http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/24/opinion/24wed1.html?ref=todayspaper<br />Screen clipping taken: 3/25/2010, 9:03 AM<br />
  6. 6. Blogging <br />Blogs are a type of web page<br />Success wasn’t only in content but in delivery & management<br />Easy to design and maintain<br />Users can subscribe and get immediate delivery (email, readers, Favorites)<br />Focus on an aspect of a webpage <br />Comments from users<br />
  7. 7. On and Off the Shelf<br />http://libweb.fau.edu/blog/<br />
  8. 8. Supplement traditional library services<br />Things change quickly at a library – updates on new books, hours, classes, etc.<br />Things change quickly, so librarians should too – professional blogs<br />Cheap, fast and easy<br />Information resource<br />Libraries in the blogosphere<br />
  9. 9. School Library – CGHS Library<br />Public Library-Galway Library<br />Public Library System - NYPL Blogs<br />Academic Library - On & Off the Shelf<br />Special Library – As a Matter of Fact<br />Library Experts – British Library Blogs<br />Professional Blogs – Top 50 Librarian Blogs<br />As Reference– Mystery books blogs (PBCLibrary)<br />Library Blogs<br />
  10. 10. Facebook<br />"How on earth did we stalk our exes, remember our co-workers' birthdays, bug our friends, and play a rousing game of Scrabulous before Facebook?”<br />Geier, Thom; Jensen, Jeff; Jordan, Tina; Lyons, Margaret; Markovitz, Adam; Nashawaty, Chris; Pastorek, Whitney; Rice, Lynette; Rottenberg, Josh; Schwartz, Missy; Slezak, Michael; Snierson, Dan; Stack, Tim; Stroup, Kate; Tucker, Ken; Vary, Adam B.; Vozick-Levinson, Simon; Ward, Kate (December 11, 2009)). "THE 100 Greatest Movies, TV Shows, Albums, Books, Characters, Scenes, Episodes, Songs, Dresses, Music Videos, and Trends that entertained us over the 10 Years". Entertainment Weekly.<br />
  11. 11. The never ending yearbook<br />Named after a “getting to know you” manual published by universities<br />Launched in 2004, opened to all over 13 in 2006. <br />400 million active users world wide (Facebook)<br />
  12. 12. Only where the kids are<br />35-54% of users are 35-54 (358% growth)<br />55+ are 9.5% of users (923% growth!)<br />(istrartegy Labs)<br />Privacy issues<br />Control Security Settings<br />Kids and Students don’t want institutions on their turf<br />Pages changed how Facebook is being used<br />Misconceptions<br />
  13. 13. Pages now allow institutions to have their own profile – “more than 20 million people become fans of Facebook each day”<br />Library community is already there<br />Allows library users to communicate directly with library<br />Integrate other social media forums and web pages<br />Pages & Libraries<br />
  14. 14. http://www.facebook.com/FAULibraries<br />http://www.facebook.com/westpalmbeachpubliclibrary<br />http://www.facebook.com/sitesExhibitions<br />http://www.facebook.com/folgershakespearelibrary<br />http://www.facebook.com/libraryofcongress<br />Library Facebook Pages<br />
  15. 15. Social Media<br />RSS in Plain English<br />Social Media in Plain English<br />Web 2.0: Web Squared: Web 2.0 Five Years On<br />Blogging<br />Blog Definition (Wikipedia)<br />Start Blogging: Wordpress or Blogger<br />Wordpress tutorial video<br />Digital Journalism: OJR: The Online Journalism Review<br />Facebook<br />Facebook<br />The Facebook Guide Book<br />How do I use Facebook’s privacy settings?<br />Learn More Links<br />
  16. 16. Blogs<br />On & Off the Shelf<br />Judaica Sound Archives at FAU Libraries<br />MaCarthur Campus Library: What’s New<br />Facebook<br />Florida Atlantic University Libraries<br />Klezmer Company Orchestra<br />Jaffee Center for Book Arts<br />Judaica Sound Archives<br />FAU Libraries Social Contacts<br />

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