Thursday, June 28, 2007

Facebook and the Small College Library

From Midnight Breakfast to Facebook.com: Social Networking and the Small College

Presentation at the ACRL 13th National Conference March 30 2007 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Is there a place for librarians on Facebook.com and MySpace? This program will consider the important role that active participation in social networks, both in live and virtual spaces, can provide in marketing and promoting library services on your campus.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will develop an understanding of the role of social networking in marketing and promoting library services

  • Participants will become aware of how to use virtual social networking "tools" such as Facebook.com and MySpace to feature your library

  • Participants will consider their active participation in campus social networks
Presenter(s): Elizabeth Wavle, Director of the Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Source
[http://tinyurl.com/ytwdcj]

Published Proceedings Paper
Elizabeth Wavle, "From Midnight Breakfast to Facebook.com: Social Networking and the Small College Library," in Sailing into the Future: Charting Our Destiny: Proceedings of the Thirteenth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, March 29-April 1, 2007, Baltimore, Maryland, ed. Hugh A. Thompson, 317-324 (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2007).

Conference Blog Posts
[http://tinyurl.com/22w3nc]

[http://tinyurl.com/2a8rfc]

Audio CD
[http://tinyurl.com/yse9tp]

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