Using Social Media in Libraries: Best Practices (Best Practices in Library Services)
- Publish Date: 2013-02-15
- Binding: Paperback
Since theres no point in Twittering if no one acts on your tweets and theres no point in having a Facebook page with a million likes if library use doesnt increase, youll welcome the eight best practices presented here because they will help your library both actually do social media in a way that matters and do it well.
The successful strategies presented here range from the Vancouver Public Librarys innovative use of Twitter to the United Nations Librarys adoption of a social media policy to the Farmington, Connecticut Public Librarys fantastic work using social media to reach teens who werent using the library. Other libraries highlight their ventures into media including blogs, Pinterest, and social catalogs.