Social Media Policy Examples
In fall 2017, WebJunction cohosted a series of webinars with TechSoup on social media in libraries. In conjunction with the series, library staff were asked in a survey, if social media policies were in place in their libraries. The most common respo...
Social Media and Libraries Webinar Series
Harness the power of social media to develop and optimize your library's marketing program with a free, three-part webinar series. Registration is now open for the Social Media and Libraries Webinar Series, hosted in collaboration by WebJunction and ...
Poem for Charleston Five Year Old
With the tragic shooting this week in Charleston, many of us were left wondering what we can do, as individuals, and as libraries, to respond. Suzi Wackerbarth, a children's librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, posted what she did, to the...
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.
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.
Badging the Library: Part 2
In our first post on badging the library, we talked about what badges were and why libraries might consider implementing badges. There are a lot of good uses for badges in the library world, and hopefully you saw some that fit in with your work. In t...
Badging the Library: Part 1
This is the first post in a series talking about badges and what they mean for libraries. In this post, we'll focus on what badges are and why they might be important to libraries.
What is a badge?
Much like a scout badge, the badge...
Connecting: Interaction Design and User Experience
The 18 minute "Connecting" documentary is an exploration of the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry's thought leaders. As the role of software is catapulting forward, Interaction Design is seen to be n...
There's a library in my Wikipedia!
Wikipedian in Residence at OCLC Research, Max Klein, presents compelling ways for libraries and librarians to integrate with Wikipedia.