Using Social Media to Build Communities: A LITA Guide is a community building action manual for practitioners across the profession. By bringing together an array of perspectives to explore community building through social media, Using Social Media to Build Communities: A LITA Guide can serve as the go-to resource for professionals who want to take social media beyond marketing and promotion to build an inclusive and engaged community of library users. The first part of the book features a suite of case studies demonstrating real-world community building practices in a variety of library settings. The second part focuses on the methods for building communities of fellow practitioners. The third part highlights the capacity for social media to effect social good and social justice. Each chapter contains clear explanations of important topics for building communities through social media, and readers will come away with cohesive approaches for building communities at their own libraries. Using Social Media to Build Communities: A LITA Guide demonstrates that an energetic and committed community exists to help and guide fellow community builders. Use this book to guide your own social media practice towards community building.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 190
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
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