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Who's In Charge Here? Information Privacy In A Social Networking World, Lisa Di Valentino Oct 2012

Who's In Charge Here? Information Privacy In A Social Networking World, Lisa Di Valentino

FIMS Presentations

No abstract provided.


Social Media For International Students: It's Not All About Facebook, Grace Saw, Wendy Abbott, Jessie Donaghey, Carolyn Mcdonald Jul 2012

Social Media For International Students: It's Not All About Facebook, Grace Saw, Wendy Abbott, Jessie Donaghey, Carolyn Mcdonald

Wendy Abbott

According to the OECD there are nearly four million tertiary students enrolled in a course outside their country of citizenship. In 2010 there were 335 273 international students enrolled in higher education in Australia. To support these students during their study, libraries need to find ways to communicate and engage with them.An Australian study found that international students’ preferred methods for learning about library services was through library webpages and personal contact with library staff. As more libraries experiment with social networking to inform and connect with students, we need to determine the effectiveness of this strategy for reaching ...


Tracking Tweets: Engage In Conversation About Your Library On Twitter, Katy Kelly Jun 2012

Tracking Tweets: Engage In Conversation About Your Library On Twitter, Katy Kelly

Roesch Library Faculty Presentations

Get an uncensored look at what people are saying about your library and provide responsive service using Twitter. For two years, tweets about and to a library Twitter account have been responded to, saved, and analyzed, revealing attitudes towards the library that were previously unknown. Once the library Twitter account began responding to tweets, the tweets about the library increased as did the number of the account followers (up 500%). By the third semester of an active and responsive Twitter presence, a student journalist named the library Twitter account a "campus legend." This poster session will showcase Twitter as a ...


5 Simple Things You Can Do To Engage Volunteers Using Social Media, Jennifer Kelley May 2012

5 Simple Things You Can Do To Engage Volunteers Using Social Media, Jennifer Kelley

Jennifer Kelley

A presentation given to DuPage Association of Volunteer Administration members.


Broadening Our Game: Strengthening E-Professionalism Among Students, Alexandra Gomes, Gisela Butera, Thomas Harrod, Laura E. Abate, Anne Linton May 2012

Broadening Our Game: Strengthening E-Professionalism Among Students, Alexandra Gomes, Gisela Butera, Thomas Harrod, Laura E. Abate, Anne Linton

Himmelfarb Library Faculty Posters and Presentations

To describe the initiatives undertaken by Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library to develop curricular modules on various aspects of e-professionalism including social media, copyright, plagiarism, intellectual property, and appropriate computer use.


Social Networks And Web2.0 Among Youth: Lessons For Pacific Island Nations, Deogratias Harorimana Sr Feb 2012

Social Networks And Web2.0 Among Youth: Lessons For Pacific Island Nations, Deogratias Harorimana Sr

Dr Deogratias Harorimana

This study is on social networks and web2 among youths and the lessons for Pacific Island nation. This study defines commonly used social networking sites used by the Pacific youths, average time spent, reasons behind the use of social networking sites and how social networking sites can be used as a development tool for Pacific Island nation. It was found that the popularity of social networking amongst youths in Pacific Island Countries is fast growing, increasing more than three folds year on year in the last 3years. Social Networks are a vital part of life for PIC youths, where, now ...


A Librarian And A Hashtag: Embedded Virtually In A Classroom Via Twitter, Ellen Hampton Filgo Jan 2012

A Librarian And A Hashtag: Embedded Virtually In A Classroom Via Twitter, Ellen Hampton Filgo

LOEX Conference Proceedings 2010

Tweeting in the classroom has started to take off, with some notable examples such as Monica Rankin's history class experiment at UT-Dallas and Cole W. Camplese's classroom backchannel at Penn State-University Park. Taking these experiments one step further, Dr. Gardner Campbell, Baylor University's Director of the Academy for Teaching and Learning and Associate Professor of Literature and Media in the Honors College, invited Ellen Filgo, Baylor Libraries' E-Learning Librarian to participate in his First Year Seminar's Twitter experiment by becoming the class' Twitter-based reference librarian.

The students in Dr. Campbell's class were required to blog ...


‘America’S “Engagement” Delusion: Critiquing A Public Diplomacy Consensus’, Hamilton Bean, Edward Comor Jan 2012

‘America’S “Engagement” Delusion: Critiquing A Public Diplomacy Consensus’, Hamilton Bean, Edward Comor

FIMS Publications

The Obama administration has embraced ‘engagement’ as the dominant concept informing US public diplomacy. Despite its emphasis on facilitating dialogue with and among Muslims overseas, this article demonstrates that, in practice, engagement aims to leverage social media and related technologies to persuade skeptical audiences to empathize with American policies. Indeed, its primary means of implementation – participatory interactions with foreign publics – is inherently duplicitous. Through the authors’ description of how engagement is rooted in long-standing public relations and corporate marketing discourses, and in light of the historical and structural foundations of anti-Americanism, this contemporary public diplomacy strategy is shown to be ...


Social Media For Academic Libraries, David J. Fiander Jan 2012

Social Media For Academic Libraries, David J. Fiander

FIMS Publications

This chapter discusses the value of the academic library engaging with its users via social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The chapter provides some background on research into how libraries have experimented with using Facebook for outreach and how the user community has responded. It gives a brief outline of the process for creating a rich Facebook page for an academic library system and tips for how to market a Facebook page or Twitter account, and how to use social media accounts to promote the library’s services. Finally, it provides some guidance for how an academic library should ...


Back From The Brink: Reconstructing An Organizational Social Media Presence, Alexandra Gallin-Parisi, Anne Jumonville, Amy Nicole Roberson Jan 2012

Back From The Brink: Reconstructing An Organizational Social Media Presence, Alexandra Gallin-Parisi, Anne Jumonville, Amy Nicole Roberson

Library Faculty Research

Presentation given at EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference 2012.

Topics: Assessing the Social Media Landscape, Strategies & Examples, Challenges & Opportunities, and Next Steps.

http://libguides.trinity.edu/socialmedia


Blurring The Personal/Professional Line: Using Social Media To Enhance User Engagement [Presentation File], Nedda Ahmed Dec 2011

Blurring The Personal/Professional Line: Using Social Media To Enhance User Engagement [Presentation File], Nedda Ahmed

Nedda H Ahmed

No abstract provided.


Blurring The Personal/Professional Line: Using Social Media To Enhance User Engagement [Notes & Further Reading File], Nedda Ahmed Dec 2011

Blurring The Personal/Professional Line: Using Social Media To Enhance User Engagement [Notes & Further Reading File], Nedda Ahmed

Nedda H Ahmed

No abstract provided.


Social Media For Academic Libraries, David J. Fiander Dec 2011

Social Media For Academic Libraries, David J. Fiander

David J Fiander

This chapter discusses the value of the academic library engaging with its users via social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The chapter provides some background on research into how libraries have experimented with using Facebook for outreach and how the user community has responded. It gives a brief outline of the process for creating a rich Facebook page for an academic library system and tips for how to market a Facebook page or Twitter account, and how to use social media accounts to promote the library’s services. Finally, it provides some guidance for how an academic library should ...