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What?! You’Re Still Managing Your Library’S Facebook Page Yourself?, Ngoc-Yen Tran Apr 2012

What?! You’Re Still Managing Your Library’S Facebook Page Yourself?, Ngoc-Yen Tran

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Within a few months, Pearson Library at California Lutheran University went from having 15 likes to 111 likes. What's our secret to having a thriving Facebook page? How did we use this medium in a new way? There are many reasons as to why a library’s Facebook page is not successful and we experienced some those challenges: lack of time, we did not know what to post, we did not have many “likes”, and we did not know how often to post. The solution to many of our problems was to hire a student to help manage the page. With …