So this is the last post of the semester. I really enjoyed this class and learned a lot about social media. So this week I wanted to wrap everything up and name a couple social media sites and list why I think they are good for libraries and their advantages and disadvantages. 1.Facebook -Like I… Continue reading Last Post of the Semester!
We have less than a month left in the semester and it’s still a shock to me how quickly the semester has gone by. I wanted to mention the things I learned so far in the semester and how this class effected my thoughts on social media. 1. My boss recently gave me full control… Continue reading Thoughts as We are Nearing the End of the Semester
I’ve been thinking about Library Apps this week and how creative we can make them. I wish my public library had an app that can take you straight to the library’s homepage. You can still access the the homepage from the internet but I believe it would be so much easier if we had an… Continue reading Library Apps?
So many times at my library I have to deal with difficult patrons especially when it comes to technology. I don’t like using the word “difficult” because its nasty to use towards patrons, instead I look at it like a challenge. If I help one person with a difficult issue I can help the next… Continue reading How to deal with Difficult Patrons on Computers
Why aren’t more libraries using YouTube? Maybe I’m a bit impartial to YouTube since I just completed the social media project and my social media was YouTube. It was just curious to me that libraries use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and not YouTube. Well its a simple explanation to it-YouTube is probably one of the… Continue reading Libraries and YouTube
I thought it would be interesting to discuss how one program uses social media at my library. My posts usually focus on broader aspects of social media and I don’t usually write about my personal experience with social media. I learned a lot from social media over the years and I learned what works and… Continue reading How one program gets promoted at the Library
Nowadays it seems everyone is advocating for something. Whenever its for charity or for social justice, people want to public support something else that needs their help. Libraries can also be sources for advocacy because they are non-profit and governments often cut their budget. The best way to get the community to advocate for the… Continue reading Using Social Media for Advocacy