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WJ: Using Social Media to Make the Case for Supporting Libraries

When:  
Thursday, November 19, 2009 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   WJ Webex Room (Web Conference/Webinar)

Join us and learn how non-profits such as libraries can use social websites to put access to information and libraries on the agenda of community leaders, elected officials, and local and national agencies. The content of this WebJunction and REFORMA co-sponsored webinar includes a background on social websites, how to use social websites for advocacy, national and international advocacy efforts by representatives from American Library Association (ALA) and the International Federation of Libraries and Institutions (IFLA), and suggestions on how to advocate for services for Latinos and Spanish speakers presented by a panel of guest speakers including Meredith Farkas, Head of Instructional Initiatives at Norwich University; Fiona Bradley, IFLA Programme Coordinator ALP; Max Macias, Serials Technician at Portland Community College; and Loida Garcia-Febo, Assistant Coordinator New Americans Program and Special Services at Queens

Type:   Program

Categories: Advocacy

Tags: Advocacy, Social Media


This event is sponsored by Illinois State Library.

Event listed by: Alliance Library System, DuPage Library System, Lewis & Clark Library System, Lincoln Trail Libraries System, Metropolitan Library System, North Suburban Library System, Prairie Area Library System, Rolling Prairie Library System and Shawnee Library System


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