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Using social media to support school library services

By Helen Stower, Margaret Donaghue

Issue 98, Term 3 2016

Mt Alvernia iCentre was an early adopter of social media for school library services, and is now five years into the journey which began experimentally and involved a steep learning curve. Currently, we are in the process of drafting social media guidelines and strategies. If we were to embark on u

Transmedia storytelling: narratives like real life

By Martin Gray

Issue 95, Term 4 2015

d Prejudice through the YouTube episodes of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries . The teacher could set up a Twitter account (in accordance with the school's social media policy, of course); play each episode in class, or set them as homework; and then retweet the original tweets from the series to the clas

Marketing your school library

By Andrew Downie

Issue 110, Term 3 2019

about your library with colleagues. Focus on the positive ways it has contributed to particular events, discoveries, staff members or students. Use social media Use social media whenever you can to keep your principal and others fully informed of everything that goes on in the library. Find out

Following @IndigenousX

By Michael Jongen

Issue 90, Term 3 2014

g. SCIS has drawn upon these Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources, contacts, and information, and shared them to subscribers through its social media channels. Many of the web links discovered through these connections have also been added to the SCIS catalogue. For those already famil

Using technology to promote reading

By Bev Humphrey

Issue 110, Term 3 2019

many of us, hand on heart, can say we would be happy to give up our smartphone with its immediate gratification of Google search results and likes on social media? Tapping in to this fascination with screens can be very effective for promoting reading, however, and can assist you in helping your stu

TikTok and libraries: a powerful partnership

By Kelsey Bogan

Issue 115, Term 4 2020

stay, and the impact it has had on our library program and community has been beyond anything I could have predicted. What is TikTok? TikTok is a social media platform with video-based content, similar to the way Instagram (Insta) is photo-based. Users create an account and can be content consum