Category Archives: Social media & social networking

Celebrating libraries, archives and museums in Wales

October and November are busy times in Wales for celebrating libraries, archives and museums as each sector has a festival to help everyone get to know their museum, archive and library and what’s on offer. (I’m very grateful to Emma … Continue reading

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It’s #lovedigital time for Welsh libraries

Libraries of all types across Wales will be celebrating #lovedigital for a week from 21-28th Nov 2015, using the hashtag #lovedigital and #carudigidol in Welsh. The week builds on the success of last year’s #lovelibraries theme, but is focused on … Continue reading

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Why I #LoveLibraries and #CaruLlyfrgelloedd

In Wales the #LoveLibraries (or in Welsh #CaruLlyfrgelloedd) campaign has just started (mid Oct 2014). This, mostly social media, campaign is seeking to promote fantastic library services, activities and staff, and also to increase membership by getting existing members to encourage … Continue reading

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My year in blogging – 2013 review

The WordPress.com stats people prepare annual reports for bloggers. Here’s my 2013 annual report for this blog. The blog was viewed about 8700 times, with people coming from 95 countries – thanks everyone! There were 56 new posts during the … Continue reading

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Great social librarian infographic

I love this infographic of social librarians. It emphasises the people-centred approach, as well as how library staff embrace social media. Originally posted in a newsletter on Library Connect by Elsevier, I picked it up on Catherine Lee’s Scoop.it pages … Continue reading

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Libraries of the future infographic

Another snazzy infographic depicting the possible future of libraries. It was adapted from PewInternet for a key address at the State University of New York Librarians Association Annual Conference in 2012. The Pew Internet produce a lot of research into … Continue reading

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Schools, social media and digital literacy

Last week the Minister for Education in Wales, Leighton Andrews, announced that local authorities in Wales should unblock access to social media in schools in order to help teach pupils safe Internet usage. He said “Social networking sites have become integral … Continue reading

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