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There are costs to maintaining and fully supporting technologies. For every dollar of software or hardware that is purchased, there are additional dollars that must be committed to implementation and ongoing support. Most organizations have lists of “supported” technologies and much longer lists of “unsupported” technologies. Yet, we continue to […]

The Underground Economy of Innovation – A TTW Guest Post ...




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Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: How American Libraries are Using New Tools for Public Relations and to Attract New Users – Third Survey November 2010 View more documents from Curtis Rogers. Dr. Curtis Rogers shares a report of his most recent survey. This is useful, practical data to explore.

Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: New Survey Results


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A new anonymous comment went up on this post from 2008 about my hometown library’s ban of social media access because of issues with teens: http://tametheweb.com/2008/03/18/no-myspace-facebook-at-mishawaka-library/ No email address or URL was shared, so I thought I’d share the comment here so the person might get some useful feedback – […]

Embracing Services to Teens 2011: Revisiting Mishawaka’s Ban on Social ...



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I’m updating some slides and prepping for spring classes today. I was pleased to find this wonderful staff directory page for the Todd Library at Waubonsee Community College: https://library.waubonsee.edu/staff/ Not only do I get a photo of the staff member, I also get access to their social media presence as […]

Integrating Staff Personal Social Media Presence into Library Web Site ...


Please consider participating! http://www.unc.edu/~jvelasco/sm-survey2010/ A study by Javier Velasco-Martin The Study I’m interested in how we are incorporating Social Media into our communication toolset; this research study will compare different computer-based interpersonal communication media. I’m particularly interested in whom we relate with through different tools, what types of information we […]

Study: Comparing Tools of Social Media




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APL Social Media Policy This policy governs the publication of and commentary on social media by employees of Anytown Public Library and its related companies (“APL”). For the purposes of this policy, social media means any facility for online publication and commentary, including without limitation blogs, wiki’s, social networking sites […]

Anytown Public Library’s Social Media Policy




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Check-ins, badges, and becoming mayor have nothing to do with libraries and everything to do with the geolocation game foursquare…. well it did until some of the librarians here at Darien began hijacking our own venue (Darien Library).  We began checking in every time we came into work, closely monitoring […]

foursquare @ Darien Library