Digital world demands from a librarian to skillfully use one more tool – social media.
Library Connect together with Joe Murphy prepared a wonderful infographic that pictures many faces of the social librarian.
The social librarian is enmeshed in the fabric of the Internet of Things as curator, educator, filter and beacon. In this complex, dynamic and demanding environment, librarians are extending themselves and empowering library users.
You don’t have to undertake all the activities listed below. Fitting well into one of the profiles is more than enough.
Which portrait is closest to what you’re already doing?
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- This machine can remove dust from over 5,000 books per day (video)
- 10 most challenged books of 2016 in the US (infographic)
- Interactive map shows librarians’ favorite books around the world
- Leading museums and libraries offer gorgeous coloring books, free to download
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