Tag Archives: communication

The Use and Abuse of Social Media in the Post-Truth Era

by Paul Gatz Nearly a year ago, I wrote a post on this blog urging librarians to take information literacy outside the walls of the library and into the world of social media, where misinformation and outright falsehoods – which … Continue reading

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Encouraging Community in the Physical Library Environment

In my last post, I discussed creating a virtual community for online learners, but what creative things are we doing to create communities in our physical libraries ? What kinds of cultures are you trying to create in your library, … Continue reading

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Are We the “Parents at the Party?”: Assessing the Use of Multiple Communication Channels with Today’s Students

In an age of pervasive social media and constant connection to the digital world, colleges and universities – and therefore libraries – find themselves questioning how best to reach our students. Naturally, we experiment with a variety of methods, from … Continue reading

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