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Cockburn Libraries - Your Community, Your Library. Friends, Stories, Information, Technology. Pinterest as a tool applications in academic libraries and higher education. Analytics, goals and strategy for social media. Very Pinteresting!: The hot social network is taking educators by storm. By Kate Messner Everyone’s buzzing about Pinterest, a new social media tool that connects people through the things they like—but for a growing number of users in classrooms and media centers, it’s fast becoming a powerful resource where teachers and students share images, store lesson plans, read about current events, watch video clips, and collect their favorite apps.

Very Pinteresting!: The hot social network is taking educators by storm

Pinterest bills itself as a virtual pinboard that helps users “organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web.” Although still in beta phase, the site has grown astronomically—faster than even Facebook and Twitter—reaching 10 million visitors each month. Getting started is easy: an existing member can send you an invitation or you can click “Request an Invite” on the main page and start creating boards where you can collect photos, articles, and other clippings on just about any topic. “I use it to mostly promote books and reading,” says Ludwig. Library display2.0. Help Center. Pindex and pinterest. 5 Ideas for Your Library's Pinterest Account. Is your Pinterest account in need of a refresh or new ideas?

5 Ideas for Your Library's Pinterest Account

Or perhaps you're just getting started in the Pinterest world and need some (p)inspiration? Lucky for you, we just had Lauren Drittler, assistant director of the Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System (ARVRLS) and Pinterest expert, on our October webinar, Pinterest for Libraries: Building Community Through Social Media. Under Lauren's supervision, the ARVRLS has 61 boards and 1,600 followers. Pinterest and Copyright: How to Use Pinterest Legally. Some people are under the illusion that shutting down popular sites like Pinterest is going to stop illegal image usage.

Pinterest and Copyright: How to Use Pinterest Legally

Did shutting down Napster stop illegal downloads? Nope. Curation in public libraries. Cockburn Library on Pinterest. What's Pinterest? Pinterest ("Pinterest") respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same.

What's Pinterest?

It is Pinterest's policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe or are repeatedly charged with infringing the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at Pinterest will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement committed using the Pinterest website (the "Site") that are reported to Pinterest's Designated Copyright Agent, identified in the sample notice below. You can quickly submit a Notice by using our easy-to-use web form: If you'd prefer not to use our form, please provide the following information to our Designated Copyright Agent: Introduction social media as a component of reading courses. Pinterest. Pinterest in Libraries: Think Before You Pin.

Pinterest for Libraries: Building Community Through Social Media.