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Social media – best practices and “libraries doing it right”

I’m pulling together my thoughts for a panel on social media* aimed mostly at small libraries with small staffs. If we’re Twitter friends, you’ve seen me asking for libraries on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr who are doing a good job. (OK, I also asked for YouTube, but nobody had…

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Professional Online Presence

I’ve wrestled with online communication and professional identity before, both publicly and in private. I’ve tried maintaining separate “professional” and “personal” Twitter streams and even separate Facebook accounts. (And then I realized that the overlap between “friends” and “colleagues” was too much for such an approach to be sustainable.) I’ve…

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Product Review: FitBit (but this post is secretly about libraries)

This isn’t normally a product review blog. Nobody sends me free samples (including FitBit). But I kind of want to write about the FitBit One because it connects to some of my library-related thoughts, recently, and because (spoiler) I really, really like it. And I know it isn’t technically the…

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