Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies: A global approach

Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies: A global approach

by Hui-Lan Titangos


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843346968
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/28/2013
Series: Chandos Publishing Social Media Series , #5
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Hui-Lan H. Titangos is Reference/Access Services Librarian at Santa Cruz Public Libraries. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Information Management and an MLIS from the University of California at Berkeley. Her previous experience includes working for The DIALOG Corporation, Pacific Neighbourhood Consortium, and Shanghai Filmmakers’ Association. She came to Santa Cruz in 1989 and fell in love with its landscape, and most of all, its people. She is the author of five working papers about Santa Cruz published in journals and publications, such as Library Management and Chinese Librarianship.

Table of Contents

PART 1 HISTORY: NEVER A DULL MOMENT: Local community: a long view; Santa Cruz Public Library, California: a brief review; The rise of local authors and content; Putting Davenport on the map
PART 2 THE ERA OF LIBRARY 1.0: Santa Cruz Public Library: community on the web; Shanghai Library: windows to the world; Oslo Public Library: digital efforts
PART 3 PRESENT: LIBRARY 2.0: Santa Cruz Public Library: learning and using Library 2.0; Bibliotheca Alexandrina: carry forward capital of memory; Oslo Public Library: rejuvenated OPAC
PART 4 SOCIAL MEDIA FOR LOCAL COMMUNITY: Using social tools: Staff Picks in blogs; YouTube: the power of crowdsourcing; Using social tools: RSS feeds; Using social networks: Pinterest; Using social sites: Twitter and Weibo; Using social sites: Facebook and Renren
PART 5 FUTURE: LIBRARY 3.0 AND BEYOND: Local needs vs. global resources; The librarian’s role as information manager; The librarian’s role as teacher; The librarian’s role as leader; The librarian’s role as innovator in transforming the OPAC; Technology, staff, and community; Appendices

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