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    Social Media for Libraries

    A compilation of articles and links related to how libraries are using Facebook, Twitter, and blogs as a tool to reach out to users.


    Social Media for Libraries

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    Types of Content to share on Social Media

    Types of Content to Share on Social Media - | Quick Alliance

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    Social Media Explained

    Social Media Explained [INFOGRAPHIC] | E-Learni...

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    Ideas for using social media in libraries.

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    "Tumblarian 101: A Starter Kit" - Library Journal, 2013.

    Library Journal

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    "20 Essential Twitter Chats for the Library Crowd" - oedb.org

    20 Essential Twitter Chats for the Library Crowd - OEDB.org

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    "Untangling the Web: Social Media Use in Libraries" - A Wordpress blog by library students at Wayne State University, MI. 2012.

    Untangling the Web

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    13 ways to get more Pinterest followers.

    13 Ways to Get More Pinterest Followers - Search Engine Journal

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    Flickr Commons: 5th Birthday - Library of Congress blog, 2013.

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    "Boston Public Library Treasures Abound on Flickr" - article by Mike Rankin, creativepro.com, 2012.

    Boston Public Library treasures abound on Flickr

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    NPR's "On Point with Tom Ashbrook" radio program - "What Can Libraries Do to Survive the Digital Age?", 2013.

    What Can Libraries Do To Survive In The Digital Age?

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    An introduction to Blogs for Libraries - from the libsuccess.org Wiki page.

    Blogs - Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki

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    Public Libraries Using Wordpress - List compiled by Massachusetts Library System, 2013.

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    "GoodReads Offers Marketing Power for Libraries, Too" - New Jersey State Library, 2013.

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    "Goodreads as a Readers' Advisory Tool" - article by Amanda W., Mid-Continent Public Library, 2012.

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    "Goodreads and OCLC Work Together to Provide Greater Visibility for Public Libraries Online" - oclc.org, 2012.

    Goodreads and OCLC work together to provide greater visibility for public libraries online

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    "Get to Know Goodreads: Share this Primer to the Social Reading Site and Help Teachers and Kids Connect with Great Books" - article by Travis Jonker, for School Library Journal, 2013.

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    "Trying to Decide Between Goodreads and Library Thing? Here's What you Need to Know" - article by Joanna Cabot, for teleread.com, 2013.

    Trying to decide between Goodreads and Library Thing?

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    "125 Librarians to Follow on Twitter" - List compiled by Matt Anderson of mattanderson.org, 2013.

    125 Librarians to Follow on Twitter - Blog - mattanderson.org

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    "Follow Your Patrons: And Other Tips for Adding Value to Your Library's Twitter Presence" - Presentation by Emily Lloyd, 2013.

    Follow Your Patrons: Tips on Twitter for Libraries

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    "Twitter for Libraries (and Librarians)" - article by Sarah Milstein of infotoday.com, 2009.

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    "25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest" - oedb.org, 2012.

    25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest - OEDB.org

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    "20 Ways Libraries are Using Pinterest Right Now" - article on the variety of creative uses libraries can find for Pinterest, by Jeff Dunn, of edudemic.com, 2012.

    20 Ways Libraries Are Using Pinterest Right Now - Edudemic

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    "10 Inspiring Pinterest Collections Created by Libraries and Librarians" - Compiled by Kiersten Bryant, inalj.com editor, 2013.

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    "Some Notes on Tweeting for Public Libraries" - Great article on the Dos and Don'ts for using Twitter for library marketing. By Emily Lloyd of shelfcheck.blogsp..., 2012.

    Some Notes on Tweeting for Public Libraries

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