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This entry, Monographs about social media for information professionals, is a listing of monographs published on the use of social media by library and information professionals. The list supports students taking LIBR 559M – a course on social media for information professionals. While we do not read the texts, they are listed as examples of books about social media for LIS students who may want to know about them. The material supplements the academic articles that we examine in the course. See also Social media usage in academic libraries.
By 2015, a flood of monographs have been published on social media and its use in libraries and archives. There is a ton of content originating in the United Kingdom and from Facet publishing. Are there monographs on the topic of social media written by Canadian librarians for information professionals in Canada? Of the ~30 monographs, fifteen (15) were published between 2012 to 2014, and the others were published in the pre-2011 period. Many titles were published by Facet or the American Library Association.
A to Z, Monographs
- Agosto D, Abbas J. Teens, libraries and social networking: what librarians need to know. ABC-CLIO, 2011.
- Ballard T. Google this! : putting Google and other social media sites to work for your library. Oxford (England): Chandos Pub., 2012.
- Bradley P. How to use web 2.0 in your library. London: Facet, 2007.
- Bridges K. Beyond the browser: web 2.0 and librarianship. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, 2012
- Casey ME, Savastinuk LC. Library 2.0: a guide to participatory library service. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2007.
- Courtney N. Library 2.0 and beyond. Innovative technologies and tomorrow's user. Westport: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
- Crawford W. Successful social networking in public libraries. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
- De Saulles M. Information 2.0: new models of information production, distribution and consumption. Facet, 2012.
- Garofalo D. Building communities: social networking for academic libraries. Elsevier, 2013.
- Godwin P, Parker J. Information literacy beyond library 2.0. Facet, 2012.
- Gupta DK, Savard R. Marketing libraries in a web 2.0 world. IFLA, 2011.
- Harmon C, Messina M. Using social media in libraries: best practices. Best Practices in Library Services. Scarecrow, 2012.
- Joosten T. Social media for educators: strategies and best practices. John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
- Kaiser R. Library success with web 2.0 services: an introduction into the use of web tools as blogs, wikis, podcasts - a new generation of information services. (Berlin): Simon Verlag, 2012.
- Kootz C, Mon L. Marketing and social media: a guide for libraries, archives and museums. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
- Kroski E. Web 2.0 for librarians and information professionals. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2007.
- Landis C. A social networking primer for librarians. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2010.
- Morgan P. Using web 2.0 for health information. Facet, 2011.
- Murphy J. Location-aware services and QR codes for libraries. Chicago: ALA TechSource, an imprint of the American Library Association, ©2012.
- Parkes DH. Web 2.0 and libraries: impacts, technologies and trends. Oxford: Chandos, 2007.
- Purcell MA. The networked library: a guide for the educational use of social networking sites. Santa Barbara, California: Linworth, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2012.
- Reddy DBE. Social networking and the libraries in the new millennium: an annotated bibliography. Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2012.
- Rigby B. Mobilizing Generation 2.0: a practical guide to using web 2.0. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008.
- Sauers MP. Blogging and RSS: a librarian's guide. Medford: Information Today, 2006.
- Solomon L. The librarian's nitty-gritty guide to social media. ALA Editions, 2013.
- Solomon L. Doing social media so it matters: a librarian's guide. ALA, 2011.
- Steiner K. Strategic planning for social media in libraries. Tech Set #15. ALA, 2012.
- Stephens M. Web 2.0 and libraries: best practices for social software. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006.
- Swanson TA. Managing social media in libraries: finding collaboration, coordination and focus. Oxford: Chandos Pub., 2012. and webcast
- Tomaiuolo NG. UContent: the information professional's guide to user-generated content. Medford, New Jersey : Information Today, Inc., 2012.