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Rachel McGuinness

I am a student currently studying librarianship.

How Your Library May Not Be Using Twitter But Should « David Allen Kelly | kellydallen. I’ve been doing some workshops recently on social networking (especially Twitter) for our library system and thought I would collect some of this information here because I usually can’t cover everything I would like and it may also be useful information for other libraries.

Background Plenty has been said about the banality of many Twitter messages. Enough of you probably realize there’s more going on than meets the eye if you are willing to dig. Hash tags, twitter search, and a true global chat (uh, yes, it is basically, in essence, a “chat”) open up entirely new ways to reach out and touch people. Libraries have always been about books, but what is it about books that you’re there for? Essentially information and/or entertainment. The library does this while functioning as something of a community center. What Do We Tweet? When we decided to start a Twitter feed in mid 2008 we started experimenting with different techniques. Tweet Style 1, or “The Average Library Tweet” But wait! Twitter for librarians, Twitter Search engines. Espace at MMU: Home. Infographics & Data Visualizations.

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