Submitted by Sima Thakkar on 2 February 2018 - 1:38pm
Not enough time to post on social media? Unsure of who to delegate your social media tasks to at your library? Don't worry, you're far from alone — and we have the data to prove it.
Submitted by Ginny Mies on 23 May 2016 - 11:42am
Snap a picture, tag it, post it, and voilà: more people in the library! Is it really that easy? At our April webinar, we invited two librarians to talk about how they use Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo social network. Both of these librarians have used creative and downright funny tactics to bring attention to the great work their libraries are doing. Our guests were
We surveyed our webinar attendees to see if they're using Instagram and what they hope to accomplish with it.
- 56 percent of attendees reported that their library has an Instagram account
- 88 percent said they want to promote library services and programs
- 87 percent want to connect with library users
- 84 percent said they want to attract new library users
Submitted by Ginny Mies on 18 August 2014 - 9:53am
In honor of TechSoup's StoryMakers challenge kicking off in a few weeks, I wanted to help you get inspired by other libraries. Instagram is a great tool for exploring how other libraries tell their story. Yup, I'm telling you to go lurk some other libraries! Here are a few of my new follows:
1. Piscataway Public Library