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How can a university best use social media for internal communications?

How can a university best use social media for internal communications? | University libraries | Scoop.it
"Does your university really need a staff newsletter or a Facebook page? Tracy Playle explains why social media strategies need a clear objective to drive their purpose."
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Tweet from @usernameerror

Tweet from @usernameerror | University libraries | Scoop.it
“Ok, a graph. Comparing the final exam grade of library borrowers vs non-borrowers (for academic year 2013/2014) . http://t.co/xxM3G4NF1b”
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Indicative link of library usage contributions to information literacy and academic achievement
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w10 Tips To Build A Successful Business Blog in 2014 - Business 2 Community (blog)

w10 Tips To Build A Successful Business Blog in 2014 - Business 2 Community (blog) | University libraries | Scoop.it
Business 2 Community (blog) 10 Tips To Build A Successful Business Blog in 2014 Business 2 Community (blog) 10 Tips To Build A Successful Business Blog in 2014 image icesugarmedia business blogging 300x256 Blogging can be an excellent means to...
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48 Significant Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics - Plus 7 ...

48 Significant Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics - Plus 7 ... | University libraries | Scoop.it
I came across some interesting statistics that has me quite concerned about the dental hygiene levels on this planet. Apparently there are 600 million more people that own a mobile phone compared to those who own a ...

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Social Media Analytics | Infographic

Social Media Analytics | Infographic | University libraries | Scoop.it
In the past few years, businesses have rushed to use social media. About 94 percent of all businesses now use some form of social media to promote their brand and engage with customers. To be successful businesses need to define their social media goals, know their online audience and have to realize that social media is a marathon not a sprint.
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Consistency and effort are the main messages - it's about time.
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Information Literacy in University Libraries

Information Literacy in University Libraries | University libraries | Scoop.it
“ In this interview, David Wilson explains how information literacy in university libraries can help students and faculty access, evaluate, and employ information ethically.”
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Exploring students’ understanding of how blogs and blogging can support distance learning in Higher Education

Exploring students’ understanding of how blogs and blogging can support distance learning in Higher Education | University libraries | Scoop.it
“ Fig.1. Why Blog? If anything has been written on blogging I want to read it. On 27th September 1999 I posted to my first blog - it was on blogging and new media. We're now in the phase of transitio...”
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Helpful Social Media Statistics [Infographic]

Helpful Social Media Statistics [Infographic] | University libraries | Scoop.it
“Social media is one of those things that businesses of all sizes know that they need to do, but they are not really sure how to do it, where they can find the time to do it, or if they are willing to pay someone else to do it.”
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How to beat your competitors at social media marketing - Bristol Editor

How to beat your competitors at social media marketing - Bristol Editor | University libraries | Scoop.it
Tips to trounce your competitors at social media marketingThe basic fact of commercial life today is that customers go online to buy products and services. And social media plays a part in their purchasing.But how do you beat your competitors at social media marketing? How can you be found more often than others in your industry? What methods can you utilise to ensure that your products and services are front-of-mind with your target audience online?Here’s my top three tips to win more awareness, more attention, and more sales than your competitors via social media...
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University of Roehampton outsources library management system to Capita - ComputerworldUK

University of Roehampton outsources library management system to Capita - ComputerworldUK | University libraries | Scoop.it
“University of Roehampton outsources library management system to Capita ComputerworldUK The University of Roehampton has implemented a hosted library management system from Capita to reduce costs and improve resource accessibilty for students and...”
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Coventry University library bag project

This presentation was given by Olivia Llewellyn at the 2009 ALISS Summer Conference It describes a project to involve students in designing a bag to promote Coventry University Library

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Social Media Marketing: How New York Public Library increased card sign-ups by 35% | MarketingSherpa Blog

Social Media Marketing: How New York Public Library increased card sign-ups by 35% | MarketingSherpa Blog | University libraries | Scoop.it
Courtney Eckerle: The New York Public Library uses National Library Card Sign-up Month as an opportunity to bring in many new library users. To do so, the library implemented a social media campaign using quotes from celebrities.
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5 infographies sur l'importance des bibliothèques | Libraries matter: 5 fantastic library infographics

5 infographies sur l'importance des bibliothèques | Libraries matter: 5 fantastic library infographics | University libraries | Scoop.it
“ A selection of best library infographics from around the web.”
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Student animation — library induction made interesting!

Student animation — library induction made interesting! | University libraries | Scoop.it
Watch Liam Hall (MArt, Animation level 5) bring the library to life — we commissioned him to produce a three-minute visu…
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Birmingham students brave poor diet and worse hygiene to camp out in university library for charity for a week and counting

Birmingham students brave poor diet and worse hygiene to camp out in university library for charity for a week and counting | University libraries | Scoop.it
“Three students from Birmingham have set up permanent camp in the university's library to raise money and awareness for Nightline. (Birmingham students brave poor diet and worse hygiene to camp out in library for charity for a week and counting...”
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Library Experts Join Boopsie in Customer Service, Social Media and Library ... - Consumer Electronics Net

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What's past is prologue: the Terry A. Anderson Papers | Special ...

What's past is prologue: the Terry A. Anderson Papers | Special ... | University libraries | Scoop.it
“Special Collections Department Blog, Iowa State University Library. News and collection highlights. About · Visit us on the web ...”
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Would the special collection fancy doing some updates in the learning centre news blog?
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University libraries, repositories and Open Access should be seen as crucial tools in improving the impact of academic research | Impact of Social Sciences

University libraries, repositories and Open Access should be seen as crucial tools in improving the impact of academic research | Impact of Social Sciences | University libraries | Scoop.it
“Information wants to be free. Publishing some form of an academic’s research on the open web or storing it in a university’s online depository is essential to ensure that readers beyond academia can gain easy access to research”. This article demonstrates how University libraries, using repository systems and the principles of Open Access, can improve the discoverability, visibility, authority and thus impact of academic research.
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University data can be a force for good - The Guardian (blog)

University data can be a force for good - The Guardian (blog) | University libraries | Scoop.it
“The Guardian (blog) University data can be a force for good The Guardian (blog) Engagement indicators include how frequently a student swipes into the library, how many borrowed books are logged on the system and how often they sign into their...”
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Very relevant to libraries. Interesting article.
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Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts

Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts | University libraries | Scoop.it
Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills. Useful. 8/10 Check them all out: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ ; (Unearted by @andres taborga)
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Incorporating Reviews Into Your Social Media Strategy

Incorporating Reviews Into Your Social Media Strategy | University libraries | Scoop.it
It is critical that you understand the important role that reviews play in the success of your social strategy and in your business in general. More and more, nowadays, people are reading reviews before they make any purchasing decision of any kind.
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72% of customers expect complaints on Twitter to be answered in one hour

72% of customers expect complaints on Twitter to be answered in one hour | University libraries | Scoop.it
53% of customers who ask a brand a question on Twitter expect a response within one hour.However, if a customer makes a complaint to a brand using Twitter, that figure goes up to 72%.These stats come from the latest research by Lithium Technologies and perhaps contradicts the previously held notion that just 11% of people expect to receive customer service via social media....
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McClay Library at Queen's University Belfast wins award - BBC News

McClay Library at Queen's University Belfast wins award - BBC News | University libraries | Scoop.it
“McClay Library at Queen's University Belfast wins awardBBC NewsThe McClay Library at Queen's University Belfast has won a UK-wide award for its architectural design and facilities.”
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Opinion: University social media causes student division - LSU The Reveille

Opinion: University social media causes student division - LSU The Reveille | University libraries | Scoop.it
Opinion: University social media causes student division
LSU The Reveille
I'm glad our school is progressing toward a more mobile future by keeping students in the loop. But as with anything new and revolutionary, there's a ...
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Interesting to see student opinions on this.

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7 creative ways brands are using Vine

7 creative ways brands are using Vine | University libraries | Scoop.it
From ads to contests to how-to videos, here's how brands are winning on Vine. Use these examples as inspiration for your business. -Humayun Khan
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