Putting Google and Other Social Media Sites to Work for Your LibraryBy
- Terry Ballard
Paperback, 218 Pages
Published: May 2012
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
At last, a book that helps to understand and apply the tools that the techno-savvy are usingâ¦This book is your next step in continuing your education and retooling to prepare for the ensuing and unabating information tsunami., Loriene Roy, ALA President, 2007-2008
His sense of adventure, his clarity of thought and expression, and most of all his Chandos Information Professional Series delight in discovering creative solutions to the enduring problems of order and access make Google This! something rare, a useful manual that is also a pleasure to read. This era is made for adventurous librarians, who gather resources from far and wide, take them for test runs, calibrate their accuracy and reliability, and then hand the keys to the rest of us. Lucky us!, Marilyn Johnson, author of This Book is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cyberlibrarians Can Save Us All.
Ballard has an easy, relaxed style that radiates an enthusiasm for his subject. His writing is conversational but pointed and purposeful at the same time. â¦a very useful and insightful study of the ways in which social media can be used by enterprising libraries. This work is highly recommended., Online Information Review