Does your library or genealogical society run both a Facebook Page and a Facebook Group? Or multiple Groups? If so, you might not yet be aware that Facebook quietly rolled out a new feature recently–the ability to link together your Facebook Page and your Facebook Group.
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Is digital storytelling part of your nonprofit’s communication, funding, membership, or education strategies? Wondering what exactly digital storytelling is, how it can benefit your organization, and where to find help getting started?
Great jobs by the The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries and the University of Willongong (Australia) Library for these fun student-focused library orientation videos.
This short one-minute video from the Newseum is an excellent example of using archival collections for digital storytelling, and of how special collections can be marketed with very little expense and simple multimedia technologies. The video includes a mix of digitized newspapers, historical images, and other primary source documents.
While I love seeing the media write about libraries, I cringe every time I see a headline along the lines of “Libraries aren’t just about books anymore” or “Libraries aren’t just quiet places anymore”. Because those are really outdated perceptions of libraries. At least… according to us librarians. Common Craft has produced a new video to help the public understand how libraries have changed in the Internet Age.