Ning Network: A New Model of Library Service-Handout
Roselle Public Library Network
... Let’s Talk!
Vol. 1 No. 7 http://rosellelibrary.ning.com November/December 2009
RPL Network Member Newsletter Always Something New …
RPL Network The Value of Your
A social network for
patrons, staff and “Libraries are absolutely
supporters of Roselle needed everyday – but even
Library, a friendly public more so with a challenging
library in scenic downtown economy and people out of
Roselle, Illinois. jobs; [it is the] only resource
Join us at
for some.” -- Roselle Mayor
Do it Now! Whether you visit the Library in
person or use any of our many
Log On! virtual services, you know that
Invite friends! your Library is essential! And
Personalize your page! just when library usage is at its
Add content! highest ever, Illinois legislators
have cut grant funding by 50%!
You can help restore funding.
Visit Save Illinois Libraries!
For questions about http://www.saveillinoislibraries.com
Roselle Public Library Network
contact Lynn Dennis at Members
firstname.lastname@example.org Welcome new members Dee, Joe & Sarah! Thanks for being a part of the Network!
Roselle Public Library District Help us to continue to grow. Invite your family, friends and neighbors to join the
40 South Park Street conversation!
Roselle, IL 60172
630-529-1641 New in Forums, Videos, Groups, etc.
Library Website Have you read The Lost Symbol? Beth replied to Lynn’s not-too-complimentary
review. Share your opinion in the What Are You Reading? forum.
Privacy Settings Beth also replied to Denise’s review of Sunday at Tiffanies.
What’s on your night stand right now?
Michelle and Christy appear in new video reviews! See them in the Videos Forum
Be sure your privacy &
You, too, can star in a video review. Send an email to Lynn or Christy.
email settings are exactly
Check out the latest post in Bill’s Audio Books forum for a list of the new titles
the way you want. Go to
added to the Library’s downloadable audio and eBook service, eMediaLibrary.
your “My Page,” then click
Lynn is blogging about Twitter – Do you tweet? See batgirl’s reply from “down
"Settings" to find your
choices. Change them to
Will you be standing in line to see New Moon when it opens on November 20? Be the
suit you, then click "Save."
first to post a review in Jess’s forum I Love Twilight! Who’s With Me?
Log on now and And don’t miss the pictures of “One Day in the Life of Roselle Public Library” in
see what’s new!
Visit the Network at http://rosellelibrary.ning.com and join the conversation!
Remember it’s your If you don’t find what you’re looking for on the Network, go ahead and
network; your space. Have create it yourself! All members, including you, can start forums, create
fun with it! groups, publish blogs, and lots more.
LACONI : Reference and Adult Services – New Models of Library Service
November 20, 2009
Get Social with Your Library
Lynn Dennis, Automation Coordinator/Technical Services Department Head
Pew Internet & American Life Project, Generations Online, January 2009
Global Faces and Networked Places: A Nielsen report on Social Networking’s New Global Footprint,
Library Applications for Social Networking by Christina Stoll, MLS, April 2009
(Originally appeared in MLS E-nnounce, Vol. 3, Iss. 7,
Roselle Public Library’s Web 2.0 sites:
Social Connections page on the Library’s website:
The Blogger Book Club: http://www.roselle.lib.il.us/YouthServices/BookClub/Bloggerbookclub.htm
What’s New @ Roselle Public Library: http://www.roselle.lib.il.us/Newsletter/WhatsNew.html
Social Networking experiments:
RPLNetwork on Ning: http://rosellelibrary.ning.com
Library fanpage on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/rosellepl
Teen Scene fanpage on Facebook:
RPLD on LibraryThing: http://www.librarything.com/profile.php?view=rosellelibrary
RPLD on LibraryThing Local: http://www.librarything.com/venue/4516/Roselle-Public-Library-District
RPLD’s photostream on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rosellelibrary/
RPLD’s Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/rosellepl
RPLD’s channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/rosellepubliclibrary
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