Digging deeper into social media, I began a Pinterest account for the law library today: http://www.pinterest.com/iumaurerlawlib.
Of all the social media, I find to Pinterest to be one of the most addicting to play around with. That said, we are certainly not the first library, and not even the first law library, to dive in. Pinterest allows a user to create “boards” on which to pin images on a subject of the user’s choosing. A personal Pinterest account might have a board for recipes, another for crafts, and another for books. (I don’t believe there’s a limit to the number of boards one can have.) A library could have the same personal categories, or it might tailor them to library services, for instance, images of the dust jackets for their newest acquisitions. This is the direction our Pinterest account is running.
Apart from creating boards, Pinterest users follow others’…
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