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PART A What makes an effective teacher-librarian: My personal philosophy. An effective teacher-librarian should understand that their role is among the most important of all staff members. The reason for this is that the teacher-librarian and the library in which … Continue reading

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INF506 Assessment 4- Part 2(b) Reflective Statement

I have enjoyed this unit for a number of reasons. The primary reason being that social media seems to be infiltrating just about every aspect of life these days. In fact, social media is used by more than 75% of … Continue reading

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INF506 Assessment 4 – Part 2(a) Evaluative Statement

Social networking brings people together in the online environment. Social networking sites offer a variety of different types of online environments where people can interact and information can be shared (Mon, 2015). As the blog post titled ASU and the … Continue reading

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Protecting your identity online

INF506, OLJ, Module 6 question: Based on your reading of three items, think about online identity in relation to both individuals and organisations: what is important in terms of how we present and manage those identities online? what can we … Continue reading

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Drafting a library marketing strategy using social media

INF506, Module 6 OLJ question: Based on your understanding of your library and your exposure to concepts and strategies presented in this section of Module 6, outline how you can apply these ideas to develop a draft marketing strategy for … Continue reading

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Social Q&A sites and user reviews

INF506, Module 2, OLJ questions: -What are your thoughts about the credibility or quality of user reviews? -Could they be used as good evidence of the quality of services or products? -How do you think about charging customers for leaving … Continue reading

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ASU and the 4Cs of social media

INF506, Module 4, OLJ question: Write a critical evaluation on ASU Libraries? use of these platforms to achieve the 4Cs of social media – collaboration, conversation, community & content creation: Arizona State University‚Äôs (ASU) library has certainly been one to … Continue reading

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