June 15, 2016

In This Issue

Social Media Snapshots is our regular round-up of all the best content from our social media channels, delivered right to your inbox. We encourage you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram, but if you don’t, you can rely on Social Media Snapshots to keep you up to date on developments in technology and libraryland -- here in NJ & around the country -- as well as fun things like photos you can share with your staff and patrons.

Also check out more LibraryLinkNJ on Social Media!

Want to know more about how you can use social media to connect with your community?
Drop Sophie Brookover a line!

Libraries of Instagram

Slides & resources galore from Sophie Brookover & Claire Schmieder’s NJLA Conference session on Libraries of Instagram. (See the image above)

2016 is Instagram’s big year of change. Here’s everything you need to know in one handy place.

22 Tools and Applications To Help You Make the Most of Your Library's Social Media.

The upcoming changes to Twitter should make it easier to use.

We can’t get enough of the behind-the-scenes collegial charm at Australia’s Noosa Library Service.

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Design Thinking for Museums: useful for libraries, too. Why do people visit & return to us? Let’s find out!

Borrow all the things (seriously, all of them) from The Sharing Depot, Toronto's Library of Things.

Adapt this strategy! Newsroom Project Planning: 13 Steps + Lots of Post-Its (See the photo below)

Newsroom Project Planning

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Don't Get Mad, Get Savvy

Want to share Rebekkah Smith Aldrich’s keynote, Don’t Get Mad, Get Savvy? We’ve got all the materials in one spot on our website. (See the image above)

This ringing endorsement from a Canadian library-lover has us jumping for joy.

These Libraries Transform advocacy videos from PLA are so powerful.

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Share the road! The Buffalo BookBike promotes reading and provides free books to kids.

Congratulations to Hillsdale Public Library on winning the Innovation Award from the New Jersey State Library! Well earned.

Next-generation technology trends in Florida college and university libraries.

Gloucester County Library System won $110,000 in state grants for community career development. WOW!

Arlen Kimmelman, at Clearview Regional High School, successfully crowdfunded recumbent bike workstations for her school library - can’t wait to see these in action next year!

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Propose a session for NJASL's Fall 2016 conference, Create, Imagine, Discover.

Here’s an amazing opportunity for recent MLIS & PhDs: the National Digital Stewardship Residency from The Library of Congress.

Important self-care steps from The Five-Minute Librarian on What You Can Do to Combat Librarian Burnout

Wise words & practice from Bryce Kozla on grappling personally & professionally with negative self-talk.

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