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Google this! : putting Google and other social media sites to work for your library

Author: Terry Ballard
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Chandos Pub., 2012.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
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"Many libraries and museums nowadays have adapted to the current information climate and work with Google, Facebook, Twitter and iTunes to deliver information to their users, however most have not. This book will describe the variety of free (or nearly free) options for social media and show how libraries from the Library of Congress down to small public libraries are adapting them. The author has conducted more  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Ballard
ISBN: 9781843346777 184334677X 9781780633176 1780633173
OCLC Number: 794902929
Description: xxviii, 189 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: What does the Internet have to do with my library? --
Google Custom Search --
Facebook and Twitter --
Flickr : if it's good enough for the Library of Congress it's good enough for your library --
IGoogle and other useful products --
YouTube : much more than videos of cats playing piano --
Google Scholar : just walked down the aisle with Worldcat --
Blogger : get your message out where patrons are --
GoogleMaps and Google Earth --
Electronic books --
Discovery platforms --
Mobile applications for libraries --
Where is this all going.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: Terry Ballard.
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At last, a book that helps to understand and apply the tools that the techno-savvy are using.This book is your next step in continuing your education and retooling to prepare for the ensuing and Read more...

 
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