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Ning Network: A New Model of Library Service-Handout

  1. 1. Roselle Public Library Network ... Let’s Talk! Vol. 1 No. 7 November/December 2009 RPL Network Member Newsletter Always Something New … RPL Network The Value of Your Public Library 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 Gayle Smolinski 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%! Contact Us You can help restore funding. Visit Save Illinois Libraries! For questions about Roselle Public Library Network contact Lynn Dennis at Members 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 under.” 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 Photos. see what’s new! Visit the Network at 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.
  2. 2. 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 Links: Resources: Pew Internet & American Life Project, Generations Online, January 2009 ( Global Faces and Networked Places: A Nielsen report on Social Networking’s New Global Footprint, March 2009 ( Library Applications for Social Networking by Christina Stoll, MLS, April 2009 (Originally appeared in MLS E-nnounce, Vol. 3, Iss. 7, Applications: Blogger: Facebook: Flickr: LibraryThing: Ning: Twitter: YouTube: Roselle Public Library’s Web 2.0 sites: Social Connections page on the Library’s website: Blogs: The Blogger Book Club: What’s New @ Roselle Public Library: Social Networking experiments: RPLNetwork on Ning: Library fanpage on Facebook: Teen Scene fanpage on Facebook: RPLD on LibraryThing: RPLD on LibraryThing Local: RPLD’s photostream on Flickr: RPLD’s Twitter feed: RPLD’s channel on YouTube: ~~~~~ Presentation and Handout available on Slideshare: Slides: Handout: