Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Promoting our library's use of Twitter

Two weeks ago I noticed a tweet by our local ABC radio station:

So I replied, letting them know about Townsville library using Twitter to answer questions:

A few more tweets and emails resulted in me meeting with Nathalie Fernbach, a Cross Media Reporter with the ABC. We had a great chat about the changing environment in journalism and libraries, especially with technology, social media and user-generated content. Some of our conversation about the library was recorded and ended up as part of Nathalie's story on how local organisations are using social media.

Not just for kids
By Nathalie Fernbach
Townsville Lost and Found Pets set up their Facebook page in January and already have close to 700 followers. Why is it that social media are such a hit with North Queensland community groups

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