1. M. Hanson speaks about the social media campaign she co-manages for the GGU Library, which includes Facebook, LibraryThing and the blog "Eclectic Strategist."

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  2. Here's a quick introduction to the ten pioneers in the ebook world who each presented a five-minute-long slide show as part of the "Ignite" session of the 2011 Books In Browsers Conference held at the Internet Archive of San Francisco on October 26-28. The first presenter, whose introduction is truncated, is none other than the visionary Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive.

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  3. Hugh McGuire of PressBooks takes five minutes to "ignite" the audience at the 2011 Books in Browsers Conference in San Francisco with his concept for PressBooks, a new tool for ebook publishing "built on top of the WordPress interface." This clip is a one-minute extract of his five-minute slide show.

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  4. Inspired by Taylor Mali and his poem What Teachers Make

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Social Media in Libraries


An exploration of how social media is used in libraries as part of an experiment for a class at the City College of San Francisco. Also covers an overlapping and irresistible tangential topic: how ebooks are impacting libraries and the publishing industry.

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