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An Infopeople Webinar

April 2nd, 2014 12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 P.M., Central - 2 P.M., Eastern - 3 P.M.

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Presenter: Laura Solomon

  • Does your library have a social media policy?

Chances are, it doesn't...but it almost certainly should. Learn why you need one, and what points are essential. Discover how writing this kind of policy can be completely different than writing any other kind for a library, and what you might need in a policy for staff versus what you might need to spell out for patrons.

This webinar will help you to understand some current best practices that you can use to guide you through the process of drafting your own social media policy for your library.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

  • Be able to identify at least three reasons for which your library should have a social media policy
  • Be able to identify at least five points that should be covered in a social media policy for library employees
  • Understand how your library's current social media policy may be breaking the law
  • Be familiar with at least one key difference in purpose for a policy for patrons, as opposed to employees

This webinar will be of interest to Library Administrative staff, HR staff, and those working with social media issues.

Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button (at the top and bottom of this page). If registering with less than 30 MINUTES from the start of the webinar you can join directly from the thank you page by clicking the Join Now button. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

Presentation Material

Speaker's slides
ppt [4.2mb]
pdf (Full slide) [726kmb]
pdf (3 slides per page) [688kb]
Chat: pdf [59kb]

Keywords: Library policies, Social Media, Web 2.0