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Building Your Library Career with Web 2.0 by Julia Gross

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3

Using Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter for your career

Abstract:

This chapter focuses on three social networking sites: Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, providing an overview of the features of each site. It describes how you can set up a professional profile on each site to support your library career; and it identifies the key features that differentiate each site and provides some context to enable professionals to choose the best site(s) for their particular career purpose(s). The chapter also provides a list of tips and some dos and don’ts for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter so that you can use them more effectively.

Key words

career

Web 2.0

LIS professionals

librarians

social networking sites

LinkedIn

Facebook

Twitter

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