Going Where Our
Patrons are Online




       Meredith Farkas
     Computers in Libraries
The Situation
• We have great resources.
• We are often bad at marketing our
  resources.
• We are often not the first plac...
Building Presence in
 Social Networking
      Software
What is Social
  Networking Software?
• Applications that allow people to publicly
  articulate their social networks and ...
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Going Where our Patrons Are

  1. 1. Going Where Our Patrons are Online Meredith Farkas Computers in Libraries
  2. 2. The Situation • We have great resources. • We are often bad at marketing our resources. • We are often not the first place they think of when doing research. • There are certain places online where our students congregate.
  3. 3. Building Presence in Social Networking Software
  4. 4. What is Social Networking Software? • Applications that allow people to publicly articulate their social networks and make new connections. • Centered around the profile • Uses • Making friends/keeping in touch with friends • Making business contacts/networking • Finding people to date

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