January 26, 2021

Archived Webinar Now Available (Free): "Information Cartographer: Social Media Librarians of the Future"

WebJunction has made an archived recording, slides, and a chat log available for their, “Information Cartographer: Social Media Librarians of the Future” webinar that was recorded on June 20, 2011. The program runs one hour.

The archived material is available at no charge (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License).

Presenters:

Stephanie Bents, Digital Services Librarian, Rapid City Public Library
Greta Chapman, Director, Rapid City Public Library

Ever wonder if it’s too late or too early to bring social media services to your library? Whether you are in a one-person library or one with one hundred staff, social media applications are impacting library services just like the Internet has. But how do you fit social media into your already busy schedule, and what has to change to make that possible? Will enough of your patrons use your new services to make it worth the effort? Come hear from a library that has successfully “operationalized” its social media services and actually has fun in the process. Join Stephanie Bents, digital services librarian, and Greta Chapman, director of the Rapid City Public Libraries, recognized by USA Today as one of the top libraries in the U.S.

Direct to Archived Material For the “Information Cartographer: Social Media Librarians of the Future” webinar.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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