I came across an article from LibraryJournal.com and it was about how to gain attention to your libraries Facebook page. The article says that “86 percent of libraries said they were using social media. The top two social media platforms used by libraries were Facebook (99 percent) and Twitter (56 percent)”. I believe Facebook is… Continue reading How to draw Attention to Your Library’s Facebook
I found a wonderful article entitled 10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Libraries-http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/10-social-media-marketing-tips-for-libraries/. In this day and age its extremely inportant for libraries to take advantage of social media. The problem is that some librarians have no idea where to start. There are ten tips on this article that help librarians on social media and… Continue reading How to Promote your Library with Social Media
There’s no question that as a librarian in training that I adore Goodreads. If you do not know what Goodreads is, its a site where users can pick books out and write reviews on them and make friends who have similar interests in books as you. It keeps all the books you read organized and… Continue reading Get your local library on Goodreads!
Everyday we hear in the news about reactions to social media and concerns how our world leaders will try to control social media. I recently came across an article in the Harvard Business review called “The Six Attitudes Leaders take Towards Social Media.” by Anthony J. Bradley and Mark P. McDonald. I found it to be… Continue reading Leader’s Attitudes Taken towards Social Media
Social media has much to owe to Web 2.0. Web 2.0 is the second stage of development in the internet in general. Before Web 2.0 there was Web 1.0 and in the future there will be Web 3.0. The web is constantly evolving and new technologies are being created on a daily basis. Before we… Continue reading Web 2.0 vs 3.0
I work at the Erie County Public Library System and there’s this fairly new feature called Library on Wheels Bookmobile. The bookmobile goes to different places around Erie County and it takes the books to the people instead of the other way around. It has over 3,000 items that people can choose from including movies… Continue reading Library on Wheels Bookmobile as Social Media