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Building Communities by Denise Garofalo

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Make the connection: posting on social media

Abstract:

Building a community: hints and tips are provided to assist academic libraries in implementing social media networking. Suggestions on posting and basic but detailed information on the use of social media channels Facebook and Twitter are included.

Key words

social media networking

implementation

Facebook

Twitter

Just DO it

Now that your library has a set of guidelines or policies in place for social media networking, it is time to move forward and begin building a community. Be willing to experiment, and be flexible. There will be missteps, but do not be discouraged when they happen; instead adjust and continue onward. Persistence is the key in building a social media community. ...

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