social media

Free! 1 Voice Many Channels> Blogging & Tweeting 4 Libraries (a robin & amy gig)

Join us – Free! from the fab @amywatts @georgiawebgurl One Voice, Many Channels: Blogging and Tweeting for LibrariesFreeRobin Fay and Amy WattsUniversity of GeorgiaDoes your library blog or tweet? Interested in getting started? Wondering what all the buzz is about? We’ll explore how libraries use Twitter and Blogger to share news, events, as well as a community building tool. If you would like to blog ...

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How to Not Give (and Give!) a Webinar (Free webinar)

Social Media Consultant (Guru, Dude, etc.) Chris Brogan is offering a free webinar on how to not/give a webinar. For many of us, webinars are becoming an increasingly important form of training and teaching (I teach Drupal classes as a webinar through Lyrasis – next intro to Drupal Class is coming up in November). Unfortunately, as many of us have witnessed, being a good face ...

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Question of the day: How do I delete a note in facebook?

Q: How do I delete a note in facebook?A: Although not intuitive, this is easy to do. Type Notes into the Search field at the top OR start with your home page (In the news feed list on the left side, click on More, if you do not immediately see ‘Notes’). You may also be able to access notes via a button on your profile, ...

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my thoughts on the future of blogging?

Here is my mini-essay in response to the question, What is the future of blogging? We’ve already seen traditional blogging platforms (wordpress, expression engine, etc.) moving towards more robust functionality to the point of becoming content management systems. I think we will continue to see people moving to blogs AS their primary website, especially given the ease of use and the ability to easily embed ...

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Social Media Policy Links & Training examples Libraries ·        http://acfpl.org/blog/about/social-media-policy/ ·        http://24369.vws.magma.ca/explore/about/policies/social_e.html ·        http://www.nflibrary.ca/LibraryInformation/Policies/SocialNetworkingSoftwarePolicy/tabid/443/Default.aspx Academia ·        http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/marcomm/social-networking-guidelines Corporate/other ·        Large listing of social media policy templates ·        http://socialmediagovernance.com/policies.php ·        robin fay (georgiawebgurl’s list): o        http://delicious.com/georgiawebgurl/social_media_policy   Training ·       List at o      http://delicious.com/georgiawebgurl/social_media_training    

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Some of things I’ve taught over the years

Interesting how my interests have progressed over the years. (and these are just the ones I can remember and just to note this is an alphabetic title list). Heh, the word web sure does appear alot 😉 Many of these are available via http://www.slideshare.net/robinfay/ You can always email me for more info. 😉 ..and guess what? I’m guest lecturing on digital identity, social networking, personal ...

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Skyriver vs. OCLC

Lots of resources related to the recent lawsuit against OCLC including recent articles, blog postings, procedural court docs. http://bit.ly/cANjSe (from my twitter stream) “The suit alleges that OCLC, a purported non-profit with a membership of 72,000 libraries worldwide, is unlawfully monopolizing the markets for cataloging services, interlibrary lending, and bibliographic data, and attempting to monopolize the market for integrated library systems, by anticompetitive and exclusionary ...

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Emerging Technologies Group thoughts

So, here are the kinds of things were are talking about and exploring in the Emerging Technologies Group for the Libraries. We now have a newly formed Social Media Group in addition to the Home Page Redesign Group and the Mobile Development Group, so the EMT Group is more of a thinktank group. We assist the other groups and try to look to trends in ...

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