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Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies by Hui-Lan Titangos

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Using social tools: Staff Picks in blogs

Abstract:

This chapter discusses in detail how the blog, one of the social media, has been used in the context of SCPL’s services for its community. The blog has remained a favorite medium with both staff and community members, due to its unique combination of attributes, such as advocacy, currency, relevancy, two-way communication, and promotion.

Key words

Staff Picks

book discussion kits

academic librarians

public librarians

book reviews

blogs

comments

SCPL Staff Picks: publishing opportunity for librarians

In February 2008, SCPL announced a new feature entitled SCPL Staff Picks. The purpose of introducing Staff Picks was twofold. As an addition to the available book discussion kits, guides, ...

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