Using Twitter to Build Communities: A Primer for Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Using Twitter to Build Communities: A Primer for Libraries, Archives, and Museums

by Valerie Forrestal, Tinamarie Vella


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538106051
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/02/2018
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 8.37(w) x 10.99(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

Valerie Forrestal is the Web Services Librarian and an Assistant Professor at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. She holds an MA in Media Production from Emerson College, an MLIS from Rutgers University, and an MS in Service-Oriented Computing from Stevens Institute of Technology.

Valerie has written and spoken extensively about web development, social media, technology planning, and innovation in libraries and higher ed. You can find her online at,, or on Twitter @vforrestal. You can also find her @vforrestal on Instagram if you enjoy looking at pictures of cats.

Tinamarie Vella is the Library Manager at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York (CUNY). Vella earned an MLIS from Long Island University and an MA in English from Brooklyn College. She was named an American Library Association Emerging Leader in 2011 and has held numerous leadership positions within the organization. Her academic focus is on research trends, diversity and leadership, and media and cultural studies. Tinamarie tweets personally @tinamarievella and institutionally @newmarkresearch.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Chapter 1. Getting Started
Chapter 2. Making Connections
Chapter 3. Choosing Software
Chapter 4. Curating Content
Chapter 5. Automating Your Feed
Chapter 6. Push Publishing
Chapter 7. Using Analytics

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