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Social Media, Social Networking and School Libraries.

"Social networking is a participatory medium that is changing the very nature of our professional connections, our community practices and the nature of learning..."
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New Librarians: This is your time > SlideShare, by Ned Porter

Ned Porter:

 

New librarians: this is your time:

http://www.slideshare.net/thewikiman/new-librarians-this-is-your-time

"The first thing I did was based largely on The Time For Libraries is NOW, and the third thing I did was in two separate Prezis which would be a bit complicated to reproduce here, so I’m embedding the middle one. It was delivered to information science students at the University of Latvia, and is basically about how great our profession is…

(For Slideshare file-size limit reasons, I’ve actually had to take out about 20 slides and get rid of loads of the pictures, but you’ll get the general idea. Feel free to embed this wherever you see fit!)"

 

See also: Library adventures in Latvia (Plus, what we can learn from their approach!)

http://thewikiman.org/blog/?p=1879

 

 

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The Running Librarian: Evaluating e-books in Law Libraries - Slideshare

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RT @aallnet: RT @WestlawSmallLaw: RT @erroladamsjdmls: The Running Librarian: Evaluating e-books in Law Libraries http://t.co/OsqVg6ox...

 

by JAMES MULLAN:

"The iLibrarian [Ellyssa Kroski] has published the slides from a recent presentation on e-books, which I've embedded below. In her talk she outlines some of the benefits and downsides to purchasing and maintaining e-book collections. If you've not thought about e-books before, this is a good introduction to the topic."

 

Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/ellyssa/evaluating-ebook-offerings?from=ss_embed&nbsp

 

 

Valid information for librarians from any library to consider, with statistics of tablet and ebook use 

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Web 2.0 Tools & Applications in Libraries - Slideshare by Nicole Engard

As presented at Computers in Libraries 2012 (Presentation by @nengard - Web 2.0 Tools & Applications in Libraries http://t.co/keWwg3Rc via @slideshare #cildc...)...

 

by Nicole C. Engard on Mar 24, 2012

Live demos/hands-on with four Web 2.0 tools:

- Delicious

- Flickr

- Wordpress

- Zotero

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6 Social Media Networks to Watch in 2012 plus Infographics | Jeffbullas's Blog

6 Social Media Networks to Watch in 2012 plus Infographics | Jeffbullas's Blog | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

Jeff Bullas:

"The social media ecosystem is now so extensive and encompassing that I thought that it would be best to stand back and reflect on some significant events and evolutionary social networks that could make a difference in 2012 that are impacting how..."

- Google+

- Pinterest

- Tumblr

- Slideshare

- Facebook

- Twitter

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Metadata an overview - Slideshare

a brief overview and introduction to metadata from how it is used on the web (including seo and tagging) to its use in Flickr and library catalogs.
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QR Codes in Libraries - Slideshare

Slideshare: QR Codes: Applications Libraries

 

twitter: @weedog DRAFT Carol Walker eLearning Advisor (Learning Technology) (http://t.co/buQjNnKz QR codes in libraries...)...


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Libraries and Social media | DianeVautier.com

Libraries and Social media | DianeVautier.com | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

by DIANE VAUTIER:

"U.S. libraries of all types continue to make increasing use of social media and Web 2.0 applications and tools to connect with library users and to market programs and services according to the American Library Association.

 

"But change still continues to be a major factor when it comes to adding social media and web 2.0 to the library mix. Shift happens and will continue to drive change, specifically when it comes to content creation and content curation.

Librarians would do well to follow the same steps as does small business when it comes to content creation using social media:

Find your audience

Set your goals

Start with the basics and optimize those accounts Build a team

Create a Content Map

Link accounts – Connect, connect ,connect – your social network.

 

Content curation is where libraries and librarians have a natural advantage because it’s already what they do everyday. Librarians have content curation super powers.  Now that content curation has moved from an in-person resource to an online resource however, librarians are in a unique position to help patrons manage the online information overload, and they can use social media tools to do it. Social media can help libraries become more highly visible and useful to the communities they serve.

If you’d like additional information on this presentation, you can find the slide deck on SlideShare and the full video on Vimeo."

http://www.slideshare.net/dvautier/libraries-and-social-media

 

http://vimeo.com/42157533

 

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Seven Essential Elements to an Awesome Library Website - SlideShare

Judy O'Connell:

"Ever had that feeling there was something missing on your website, or something not quite right ... but you couldn't put your finger on it?"


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Pinterest for museums and libraries - Slideshare by Joe Murphy

Webcast, Pinterest for Museums and Libraries, I taught on March 28, 2012, produced by LearningTimes.

https://bitly.com/pinterestwebcast

 

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Libraries and social media X

Libraries and social media X | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

Judy O'Connell:

Wednesday was just the kind of day we need more of in our libraries!  Wollongong City Libraries (WCC) are taking charge of their future in a very positive way. Having decided that social media is is now an essential part of the future of library services, WCC took the initiative to schedule a Staff Development Day for all the staff."

 

Including Slideshare of the keynote presentation:

Libraries with X-factor, by Judy O'Connell (http://www.slideshare.net/heyjudeonline/libraries-with-social-media-xfactor?ref=http://heyjude.wordpress.com/?p=5252&preview=true

 

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