The Benefits of Blogging and Social Media - ALLA 2016 Conference Presentation

2016-09-09T06:25:14Z (GMT) by Michelle De Aizpurua
This short presentation focused on the benefits of blogging and social media for law librarians. <div><br></div><div>Michelle looked at how Monash approaches the use of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, as well as the Monash Library blog. </div><div><br></div><div>She also discussed her work as a volunteer content officer for the International Librarians Network, where she writes discussion topics to structure the peer mentoring program. </div><div><br></div><div>Michelle further looked at writing a personal library blog and the benefits of reflective practice. <div><p>Overall, the main benefits were shown to be around sharing knowledge, connecting, learning and reflecting. The main barriers were simply time and opportunity, which are easy enough to overcome.</p><p></p> <p>Michelle finished the presentation with some simple tips for those who want to begin using social media and blogs.</p></div></div>