Social Networking & Web 2.0

  • The Social Library, Volume 5

    With the fifth installment of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those organizations we follow on Facebook, we find libraries sharing music with their communities, another supporting budding entrepreneurs, new resea...

  • The Social Library, Volume 4

    Welcome to the fourth installment of our weekly feature highlighting some of the amazing work coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. Many libraries celebrated Pi Day on 3.14.15, and it was touching to see all the libraries honoring Terry Pratch...

  • A Challenge from OpenIDEO

    We've been following the work of IDEO, and more specifically OpenIDEO, and are very excited to share with you, their latest Challenge. We 've submitted a 'Contribution' to the Challenge and invite you to take a look at what we've prov...

  • The Social Library, Volume 3

    Welcome to the third installment of our new weekly feature highlighting some of the amazing work coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. A number of libraries are celebrating 2015 Teen Tech Week and Women's History Month.

    Here are th...

  • The Social Library, Volume 2

    We continue our new weekly feature surfacing some of the amazing work we see coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. While we didn't include you in the list below, a special nod to the many libraries celebrating Dr Seuss' birthday this week! ...

  • The Social Library, Volume 1

    We’re launching a new weekly feature to help surface some of the amazing work we see coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. We thought it would be a great way to take advantage of the virtual tour we can take, thanks to social media, and to pro...

  • Spark Your Project: Tech Tools for Libraries

    Tech tools have rapidly emerged to augment digital storytelling, intuitively edit photos and video clips, easily convert complex file formats, and aid team collaboration without a myriad of emails. So, how do you know which tools can effectively help...

  • Open and Shut: Privacy and Data Literacy for Library Staff

    Since the early twentieth century, public libraries across the United States have defended the privacy rights of its patrons.

    Yet, as networked digital tools become more sophisticated at collecting, storing, and sharing information about us, p...

  • Easy as Finding a Coffee Shop

    "Finding a library on the web should be as easy as finding a coffee shop."

    That's how Jeff Penka, OCLC’s Director of Global Discovery and Syndication, put it during the WebJunction webinar "Localize, Mobilize, and Spotlight Your...

  • Social Media Information Blast

    Well over 400 people attended today’s WebJunction webinar on Social Media Use by Libraries, presented by Dr. Roberto Gallardo of Mississippi State University Extension Service.

    Before the session had even gotten started, attendees began postin...