Social Media
The Academic Library Perspective

Chandos Publishing Social Media Series Series

Coordinator: Verishagen Nina

Language: Anglais
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Many librarians, including the author, would have benefited at the start of their careers, from a step-by-step guide on social media, written by somebody who has done the work. The Academic Library Perspective on Social Media provides just such a guide. Made up of case studies written by authors at various institutions, providing different perspectives on their institution?s use of social media, it highlights success, failure, and focuses on tips for social media management in the academic library that anybody in the community might interpret and adapt. Social media platforms are dealt with systematically. This title is an essential guide for librarians who want to use social media to the benefit of their library.

  • Provides a step-by-step guide to the use of social media for academic libraries
  • Based on practical experience leveraged in the form of case studies
  • Provides quick, concise, and systematic recommendations for the use of social media
  • Written by academic librarians, for academic librarians
  • Provides invaluable platform-by-platform information and advice

1. What not to do: Social Media Platforms TO AVOID in the academic Setting 2. A Facebook Contest: Does my Library have to buy “likes”? -Written by Editor 3. Twitter: Case Study 4. Instagram: Case Study 5. SnapChat: Case Study 6. LinkedIn: Case Study 7. YouTube: Case Study

Academic librarians, library leaders, early-career librarians, library administrators, university administrators and leadership, graduate students and researchers in library and information science

Nina Verishagen is Marketing Librarian at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Canada. She has significant experience in library marketing and communication in the academic setting, focusing on building up library social presence. Previously, Nina has written about Twitter and its uses in academic libraries.