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Libraries, Social Media & the Law

Today the Utah State Library offered a two-hour presentation on “Social Media and the Law” by Randy Dryer, a social media attorney, which I attended. At the beginning of his talk, he asked how many libraries had a social media policy. Only a handful, including myself, raised their hands. Dryer then went on to briefly […]

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Eccles Library enters “NLM and You” video contest

This past March the U.S. National Library of Medicine sponsored a video contest to help promote awareness of the excellent resources it offers by creating “original short videos which promote awareness of these products and services.” A team from Eccles Library created a 50-second video promoting MedlinePlus, which was scripted, filmed, edited and submitted in […]

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Using an improv skit and video to save the library

Faced with drastic budget cuts the NY public library teamed up with two viral marketing companies to create two videos detailing their plight. After over 2 million views of the viral videos New York Public Library supporters succeeded in getting their city council to reduce the size of the budget cuts. Enjoy!

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Faculty presentations at NANOS

Nancy Lombardo, Information Technology Librarian, presented the Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL at the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) 2010 meeting in Tucson in March. Three separate presentations were made to various NANOS membership groups. An overview of progress on the project during the last year was presented to the NANOS Executive Board on Saturday, […]

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