Making Twitter Work: A Guide for the Uninitiated, the Skeptical, and the Pragmatic

Forrestal, Valerie Making Twitter Work: A Guide for the Uninitiated, the Skeptical, and the Pragmatic. The Reference Librarian, 2011, vol. 51, n. 1-2, pp. 146-151. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

This article highlights the advantages of librarians and libraries establishing a professional or institutional presence on Twitter. This basic introduction to the web service also discusses innovative ways to shape your Twitter account into a successful professional development, reference, and outreach resource.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: emerging technologies, Library 2.0, marketing, microblogging, outreach, social media, Twitter, Web 2.0, department
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
F. Management. > FB. Marketing.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: Valerie Forrestal
Date deposited: 21 Mar 2013 14:24
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:25
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/18837

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