Building Communities
  • Release Date : 31 October 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Computers
  • Pages : 242 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780634012
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Download or read book entitled Building Communities by author: Denise Garofalo which was release on 31 October 2013 and published by Elsevier with total page 242 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Social media is here to stay. A robust social media campaign can provide academic libraries with a means to showcase library resources, highlight content and events, and attract students to sample what the library has to offer. Building Communities is a handbook to implement social media technologies for academic libraries. It is a guide to planning and implementing a successful social media campaign and evaluating its impact. This title covers: the beginning of social networking in the academic context; how to implement use of social media technologies; and evaluating their use. The final section considers the future and asks: ‘What’s next?’ Provides information on how to plan, integrate, and assess the use of social media in academic libraries Gives examples on the best social media technologies to implement in academic libraries Discusses the skills and knowledge required in the academic library to launch a successful social media campaign