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Library and Librarianship Links for the month of November | Deep Librarian

Lisa Newton:

"My favorite links from the world of librarianship for the month of November 2013."

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A valuable collection of library-related links!

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Social Networking - Technology marches on, and so do libraries| American Library Association

Social Networking - Technology marches on, and so do libraries| American Library Association | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

"The Social Networking section of the 2013 State of America’s Libraries Report from the American Library Association provides information about the use of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other Web 2.0 technologies in libraries..."

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"The list of social networking sites is almost endless, bringing huge potential (and some headaches) to librarians nationwide. Will libraries continue to be able to keep up with the rapid— almost instantaneous—changes in technology and social networking?

The consensus is: Yes."

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Libraries keeping up with social media > American Library Association report!

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The growth of social networking [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter #socialmedia

The growth of social networking [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter #socialmedia | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram – How Big Is Social Media Around The World? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Via THE OFFICIAL ANDREASCY
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More of the Infographic here: http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/social-media-world_b34652?_tmc=WbEPfOYgi5EjYqsEkHtm7Y_eKF-LVGUgvlDTnciG30g

 

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University Presses & Libraries Turn to Pinterest to Promote Books, by Kate Rix

University Presses & Libraries Turn to Pinterest to Promote Books, by Kate Rix | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

"...university presses are making widespread use of Pinterest to promote new book titles. Likewise, academic libraries are using their Pinterest pages to promote events and help fund major capital improvements. For libraries and archives, a major ongoing mission is to keep the collections visible. It’s not easy to let the world know about your one-of-a-kind holdings, and Pinterest potentially offers a great way to bring these materials to new and  younger audiences."

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The state of social media 2012 [Infographic] - Holy Kaw, via Seoco

The state of social media 2012 [Infographic] - Holy Kaw, via Seoco | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

Social media made big moves in 2012, and the year's not even half over yet. The SEO Company offers an overview of all the headline-making news in the world of social media. Via Seoco. Stay on top of social media news.

***** Been a busy year for social. Marty


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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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A Pinterest Contest for the ‘New Librarian’

A Pinterest Contest for the ‘New Librarian’ | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

Kelly Lux:

"The iSchool wants to know how you define the future of librarianship. What are you doing to define librarianship of the future? What do you envision the future of libraries to be? What are the ideas that have inspired you? If you are a librarian, a student of librarianship, or if you have a passion for the future of libraries, we want to hear from you!

Create a Future of Librarianship Pinterest Board and collect your ideas. Then, send your Board url to the iSchool for a chance to win The Atlas of New Librarianship (just awarded Best Book in Library Literature by ALA!) by David Lankes. Entries will be accepted through Monday, March 19. The top 10 boards will be posted on the iSchool’s website and the three winners will be chosen by public vote. For all you good librarians who already own a copy of Dave’s awesome book – no worries – there’s a prize to be had for you too!"

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#loveheritage - compilation of reports on Pinterest via #AskArchivists Valentine's Day 2012

#loveheritage - compilation of reports on Pinterest via #AskArchivists Valentine's Day 2012 | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
A compilation of reports from #AskArchivists Valentine's Day 2012 initiative with the Twitter hashtag #loveheritage
http://askarchivists.wordpress.com/2012/01/21/valentines-day-2012-in-archives/ (RT @AskArchivists: Looks great!
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HubPages Blog » Blog Archive » A Hubber’s Guide to Using Pinterest

HubPages Blog » Blog Archive » A Hubber’s Guide to Using Pinterest | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

BY MADDIE RUUD

 

How to use Pinterest while staying within the rules and staying clear of Copyright issues.

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Pinterest: Everything You Wanted to Know About 2012's Hottest Startup [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pinterest: Everything You Wanted to Know About 2012's Hottest Startup [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

How fast is Pinterest growing? How many people work there?

This infographic lays it out.


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