Researching the Trends of Social Media in 2013: First Look
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This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Blog Development Series #2: Conducting Research in Your Industry   Image credit: wagg66 @ sxc.hu When beginning the research to determine the scope of the future Library Currents blog and the needs of the LIS community, it was hard to decide where to start. The […]

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Diving into the first week of RSS articles in the Library Currents listening post
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This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Blog Development Series #2: Conducting Research in Your Industry   My first investigation of the articles in the RSS listening post that I made for the Library Currents blog revealed that the topic of social media is popular both in the LIS world and around […]

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Libraries and Social Media within the recent LIS Literature
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This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Blog Development Series #2: Conducting Research in Your Industry   Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare can help libraries serve and communicate with patrons.   Much of the social media studies in the literature from 2012 and prior focuses on Facebook and Twitter. Certainly by 2009 or […]

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Who uses Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram? Looking at the Pew Research Center polls.
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This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Blog Development Series #2: Conducting Research in Your Industry   Image/logo credit: Pew Internet In today’s post, I will be covering five polls that Pew Research Center’s Internet Project (Pew) conducted from 2011 to 2013. Instead of detailing their research in chronological fashion, I thought […]

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Library Social Media Currents and a few images from Banned Books Week!
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This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Blog Development Series #2: Conducting Research in Your Industry     An advertisement for Banned Books Week. Image by ALA. This week, I took a look at a few of the status updates in the social media feeds of my Library Currents Facebook and Twitter […]

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Library Innovations and Social Media
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This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Blog Development Series #2: Conducting Research in Your Industry     As September comes to a close, the planning and research phase of the Library Currents website will culminate in a concept called a Social Media Plan. The first social media plan I wrote was […]

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The Official Social Media Plan for Library Currents
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This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Blog Development Series #2: Conducting Research in Your Industry   I’m proud to announce the completion of the Library Currents Social Media Plan! The plan is seven pages and takes into account the following important subjects: 1) Purpose and Objective of the plan 2) Mission […]

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