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Pinterest and Libraries

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Pinterest and Libraries

  1. 1. PINTEREST AND LIBRARIES
  2. 2. PINTEREST BACKGROUND  Founded in early 2010  “How do you remember what you want to remember?”  Appeal to visual culture
  3. 3. WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? 4th most popular social media site  Create topic boards and fill them up with pins  Follow other users or specific boards  Repin, like, and comment on other users pins  Share your recent pins on Facebook and Twitter 
  4. 4. GETTING STARTED  Create an account using Email, Facebook, or Twitter Options:  Pin it Button -Bookmark  Pin it and Follow Buttons for website  Secret boards  Group boards  Apps
  5. 5. The COPYRIGHT Question?
  6. 6. GUIDELINES Pin your own content as much as you can!  Pin images with a ‘Pin Me’ button  Include original (AND CORRECT) links  Pin items covered under Creative Commons licensing  Fair use pinning  When in doubt, ASK! 
  7. 7. USE IN LIBRARIES Get ideas for programs, crafts, displays  Promote library activities  Readers’ Advisory  Highlight historical photos/archives  Show pictures of the library  Link to new books  Pinterest Parties 
  8. 8. INTRODUCE STAFF
  9. 9. COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
  10. 10. FUN THINGS!
  11. 11. PEOPLE/LIBRARIES ON PINTEREST New York Public Library  Cook Memorial Public Library District – IL  Fullerton Public Library- CA  Kenton Public Library- KY  Oakland Public Library- Teen Zone  Awful Library Books- Just for fun!  American Library Association  Indiana State Library  Suzanne Walker – Children’s Consultant @ ISL 
  12. 12. SOURCES http://edudemic.com/2012/03/20-ways-libraries-are-using-pi  http://www.experian.com/hitwise/online-trends-social-media  http://yalsa.ala.org/blog/2012/03/29/pinterest-copyright-conc  http://opensource.com/life/12/3/pinterest-and-copyright-why  http://blog.lib.umn.edu/copyrightlibn/2012/03/pinterest-copy  http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html  http://mashable.com/category/pinterest/ 
  13. 13. QUESTIONS?? Jill Stange Professional Development Office 317-650-8492 jstange@library.in.gov

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