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The library is an institution that serves everyone and although we are super heroes who can take care of everything at any time, we don’t always have to do it alone. It’s important to remember that there are people in the community, who would love the opportunity to partner with such a prestigio
It’s a given that we all are participating in the maker movement. You may not realize it, but you are. Lego free play? Make programs. Adult knitting groups? Make Programs. Student Film Festivals? Yet again a Make program.
You’ve made your memes, GIFs, and illustrations and you’ve created your Pinterest and Flickr accounts. Now you’re ready to dig into digital photo editing.
Once you’ve created your visual social media images, how do you share it with the world? Many libraries already have Facebook pages they use to share visual content.
Welcome! This month, I’ll be discussing visual social media. This is a huge movement within social media and I hope that my posts will offer some insight into the trend and how it can impact your library.
Wow, has it been a month already? While I have enjoyed my time here sharing my thoughts and resources on world of code (and yes, I could certainly go on!), it is time alas for my last article here on TechEx.
Over the last two weeks of my time with you, I would like to dig into some useful tools and resources we (librarians/library staff) can use to learn code ourselves, but also to provide to patrons who would like to take the leap and learn code we well.
Overdrive has created some seasonal promotional materials for libraries. The kits contain customizable print ready templates and web graphics, etc. I'm not 100% sold on promoting 'Overdrive'--I think we need to promote our library brand, not a vendor we pay.