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Nevada Library Association Annual Conference -- October 12-14th, 2018
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Saturday, October 13 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Social Media in Libraries

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Finding and communicating with your library community using social media and technologies may seem difficult, but our expert panel of library workers from both public and academic libraries in Nevada will show you how it’s done! They’ll discuss how they’ve succeeded (and failed!) at using social media and other techniques to share their collections and communicate with and build their local communities (and beyond)!
Learning outcomes
Participants will:
  1. Learn how other libraries are using social media and mailing lists to promote events/services and develop community participation
  2. Recognize the dos and don’ts of social media presences
  3. Understand the importance of knowing what social media accounts and lists their library/organization runs, who posts to them, and who has access to them
  4. Identify new ways in which they can communicate with their communities
  5. Share their experiences and thoughts on developing library communities
  6. Learn about how they can become involved with the (new) NLA Committee for Social Media

Speakers
avatar for Camille Cannon

Camille Cannon

Digital Content Coordinator, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District
Northern California native, Camille Cannon, began her career in Las Vegas as a writer and editor at the award-winning weekly magazine, Vegas Seven, after graduating with a B.A. in Media Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. She has since consulted and produced content... Read More →
avatar for Su Kim Chung

Su Kim Chung

Head, Special Collections & Archives Public Services, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Supervises reference, instruction, and outreach in UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives including photo and document reproductions and permissions.
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Matthew Murray

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Matthew Murray has worked on projects related to research data management, open access publications, and researcher identifiers. He has presented about zines and comics in libraries and is co-host of Book Club for Masochists: A Readers’ Advisory Podcast.
avatar for Heela Naqshband

Heela Naqshband

Social Media Librarian, Henderson Libraries
Heela Naqshband is the Social Media Librarian for Henderson Libraries where she works behind the scenes to connect and engage with library patrons by sharing and highlighting the fun, inspiring, and valuable work happening in her library district and beyond.
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Jeff Scott

Library Director, Washoe County Library System
Jeff Scott began his library career over 17 years ago as a library assistant at the Arizona Historical Foundation, an archive at Arizona State University (ASU). While in Arizona, Jeff worked his way up to librarian, with experience at both academic and public libraries. He received... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Acacia C (The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa) 160 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA