Twitter for Librarians

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Twitter 101 presentation presented to University of Cape Town Libraries staff by Janine Dunlop, 13 July 2010.

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Twitter for Librarians

  1. 1. Twitter for Librarians<br /> UCT Libraries: July 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is it?<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Social networking site
  4. 4. Communication platform
  5. 5. Microblogging site</li></li></ul><li>
  6. 6. http://blogs.uct.ac.za/blog/celias<br />
  7. 7. What do I do with it?<br />
  8. 8. 006.7 MASO<br />
  9. 9. Tweet<br />Read<br />Discuss<br />Engage<br />
  10. 10.
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  12. 12. Who uses it and how?<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>UJ Librarian: http://twitter.com/ujlibscience
  14. 14. Johann van Wyk, Education Library, UP: http://twitter.com/johannvanwyk
  15. 15. Library of Congress: http://twitter.com/librarycongress
  16. 16. New York Public Library: http://twitter.com/nypl
  17. 17. British Library: http://twitter.com/britishlibrary
  18. 18. Yale Law Library: http://twitter.com/yalelawlibrary
  19. 19. Michigan State University Library: http://twitter.com/msulibraries
  20. 20. Sussex Library: http://twitter.com/sussexlibrary
  21. 21. Folger Library: http://twitter.com/FolgerLibrary
  22. 22. Joe Murphy, Science Librarian, Yale: http://twitter.com/libraryfuture</li></li></ul><li>
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  32. 32. How do I do it?<br />
  33. 33. Sign up<br />www.twitter.com<br />
  34. 34. Follow people<br />
  35. 35. Tweet<br />Read<br />Discuss<br />Engage<br />
  36. 36. Some vocabulary<br /><ul><li> Tweet
  37. 37. Retweet
  38. 38. @ Replies
  39. 39. Hashtags
  40. 40. DM
  41. 41. TinyUrl</li></li></ul><li>

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