Isn’t It Time to Establish Library-Related Social Media Best Practice Guidelines?
17 AALL Spectrum Magazine, December 2012 (no. 3)
3 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2012 Last revised: 23 Oct 2014
Date Written: August 22, 2012
Most key legal populations are widely embracing social media. The positive uses can help students gain notoriety and followers and perhaps even land them a job. But, it’s often the negative uses we’re more likely to hear about. The author argues that law libraries need to take a stronger lead in teaching our users how to disseminate reliable, authentic, and private information. She concludes that social media is an information practice and librarians should take charge.
Keywords: social media, best practices, libraries
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