Category Archives: Module 4

OLJ M4: developing a social media marketing strategy

I discovered information about the social media marketing at the University of Melbourne library whilst researching for the first assignment. A ten person committee oversees the Facebook and Twitter accounts. If I was in a position to advise the current … Continue reading

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Module 4: Examples of using folksonomies, tagging and crowdsourcing in libraries

Examples of using folksonomies, tagging and crowdsourcing in libraries Read Wyatt, N. (2009). Redefining RA: The ideal tool (Large-scale tagging projects outside libraries put users at the center and offer a model for readers’ advisory). Library Journal, (15 October). Retrieved … Continue reading

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Module 4: Top Ten

Explore the social networking ideas in AnnaLaura Brown’s two blog entries about top tools and trends for libraries on her Social Networking in Libraries [blog]: Top 10 Social Networking Tools and Trends for Libraries from 2009 (19 December, 2009) Top … Continue reading

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Module 4: Working the social: Twitter and FriendFeed.

A great list at the end of this article, 20 ways for librarians to use Twitter. I’ll be forwarding that on to my colleagues. Particularly liked daily tip of the day. I have not used FriendFeed but set up a … Continue reading

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Module 4: essence of Library 2.0?

Meredith Farkas’s post The essence of Library 2.0?  (January 24, 2008) on her blog Information Wants To Be Free Farkas contends that Library 2.0 should really be about assessment: assessment of a library’s service and assessment of its patrons and … Continue reading

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Module 4: making Web 2.0 work for your organisation

Brookover, S. (2007). Why we blog, Library Journal, 15 November. Retrieved from http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6497263.html I’m a big fan of blogs but you have to be clear before you create a blog about why you want to blog, who it is aimed … Continue reading

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