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A presentation of ways to use social media platforms in libraries. The presentation first discusses blogs and wikis: an overview of what they are, examples, uses in libraries, considerations, and sources for more information. Next,, RSS is discussed: what it is, how it is used, tools required, and examples of RSS tools. Lastly, social tagging is discussed: what it is, why librarians/libraries/information professionals should care, sources for more information and examples.


Presented at the Eastern Library System Annual Meeting, June 9, 2006, Metro Community College - Elkhorn Campus, Elkhorn, Nebraska.