Social Media for Creative Libraries explains how librarians and information professionals can use online tools to communicate more effectively, teach people different skills and to market and promote their service faster, cheaper and more effectively.
Based on his acclaimed work How to Use Web 2.0 in Your Library, Phil Bradley has restructured and comprehensively updated this new book to focus on the activities that information professionals carry out on a daily basis, before then analysing and explaining how online tools can assist them in those activities. Including:
1. An introduction to social media 2. Authority checking 3. Guiding tools 4.Current awareness and selective dissemination of information resources 5. Presentation tools 6. Teaching and training 7. Communication 8. Marketing and promotion – the groundwork 9. Marketing and promotion – the practicalities 10. Creating a social media policy Appendix: Social media disasters.