Librarians and the Power of Social Media

A reader considers how social media has given libraries a new tool for community engagement, outreach, and promotion. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

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[ Engadget | 2016-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ AdWeek | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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