Social Media

social network

Social media tools have brought innovations that turned the Web from a read-only environment into an online community where people meet, exchange information, collaborate, and communicate using web-based tools and social networking sites. These tools are now core to the internet, and a rapidly growing percentage of people now expect to be able to interact with people and content. How can your library benefit from and participate in social media?

Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.

Most Recently Added

Break Free from Misinformation in an Escape Room

Publish Date: Webinar / 14 June 2022

How can you use an escape room to help inform library patrons about misinformation? Watch this webinar to learn about new programming resources for your library!

The Euphorigen Investigation: Backgrounder

Publish Date: News / 13 June 2022

Are there patrons at your library who seem to be influenced by misinformation? Have you tried to provide them with trustworthy information, or offered tips on how to better search? Have you provided digital or media literacy programs that teach criti...

Join a Misinformation Escape Room at PLA

Publish Date: News / 2 March 2022

Do you like escape rooms? Do you want to understand how an escape room can be used to help inform library patrons about misinformation? If you plan to attend the upcoming PLA conference, we invite you to learn more by participating in The Euphori...

Drive Social Media Success That Connects on a Personal Level

Publish Date: News / 4 January 2022

How can you engage purposefully on social media with the different communities your library serves while also addressing larger, system-wide goals and policies? The concept of “social care” offers a clue. Social care differs from traditional customer...

Host a New Virtual Misinformation Escape Room at Your Library

Publish Date: News / 25 October 2021

Is your public library looking for a fun way to teach community members about spotting misinformation in social media? Do you know people in your community who like to solve puzzles, play live-action adventure games, or who are craving some structure...

Community engagement

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