May 11, 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!

The Tie-brary at The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Paschalville Branch: a perfect example of traditional service with a twist.

Harvard Law School's Library Innovation Lab is fighting the scourge of link-rot on a grand scale!

Congratulations to Clifton Public LIbrary on winning a grant from ALSC for your diversity-focused programming!

Library renovations at Prince Georges County of Maryland Library focus on play spaces to foster early literacy.

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Library Paparazzi

If you’ll be at the NJLA Conference, we hope to see you at Library Paparazzi: Next Level Tips for #LibrariesOfInstagram on 5/17! (See the image above)

Got questions about managing your library’s social media channels? Pondering how to launch a new presence? Ask Your friendly neighborhood Social Media Manager for help! If you fill out his handy form, Sophie Brookover will schedule a consultation with you, fully customized to your library’s needs.

Speaking of getting started, we updated both our master list of NJ Libraries using Instagram and our most popular QuickStart Guide, Twitter: You Can Do It!

When worlds collide: the effect of context collapse on personal sharing on Facebook.

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Libraries are for making!

Libraries are for making! Enjoy this graphic (above) designed by NJ school librarian and #NJLibChat co-convenor Krista Welz!

This month, the new-to-us #medlibs chat addressed Magnet Hospitals and Librarians.

Nominate yourself or a colleague for School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year award! Applications close on May 20.

News you can use: which fonts use the least printer toner?

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Readers' advisory at Bernardsville Library

Readers' advisory is a two-way street at Bernardsville Library!

Illinois Institute of Technology’s Archives

Preservation week kicked off at Illinois Institute of Technology’s Archives with a buffet of issues needing attention.  

Bookfeet Friday

This Bookface Friday became Bookfeet Friday! A perfect shot.

#LibraryFeast challenge

A toast to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections for letting us know about the monthlong #LibraryFeast challenge!

Join any time & use these handy instructions to participate.

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