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Using Social Media for Readers' Advisory
An Infopeople Webinar
Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM
Presenters: Kaite Stover
Are you always looking for ways to push good reading to patrons? Readers’ advisory is a growing field and technology and social media developments have spurred even more growth. Social media offers creative opportunities and unusual challenges regarding engagement with readers in a virtual world.
In this webinar you will learn how to use various popular social media platforms to promote books and reading. Kaite Stover will also help you understand the importance of having a Library Social Media Policy in place. Be prepared to participate and generate ideas for sharing books, reading programs, and social media promotions.
At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:
- Understand the differences and challenges in using at least three social media platforms for Readers’ Advisory.
- Understand the importance of a Social Media Policy for Libraries and have examples for creating one.
- Understand how to use different social media platforms for different types of readers’ advisory.
- Have short lists of ideas for promoting readers’ advisory via social media (includes participant brainstorming).
This webinar will be of interest to public library customer services and readers’ advisory staff; marketing, publicity or promotions staff.
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Keywords: Customer service, Marketing and publicity, Reader’s advisory, Social media