sample social media policies or plans?

Steve Brantley jbrant1 at UIC.EDU
Fri Jul 27 10:22:14 EDT 2012


While I understand your desire to promote good and effective social
media practices, I question the impulse to behind an institution's
desire to codify or frame social media practice which is, by
definition, grassroots and individualistic. To quote a colleague, "if
you want to tell people how to do social media, you're doing it
wrong." That said, I am in favor of  promoting ideas for effective,
novel or creative uses of social media. There seems to be a growing
industry emerging around this:

Steve Brantley

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Drew, Wilfred E CTR USAF AFMC
AFRL/RIOIL <Wilfred.Drew.ctr at> wrote:
> For the last few months I have been trying to find high quality social
> media policies and plans put together by libraries of all types.  I had
> a few links but now those links no longer work.  I am doing a workshop
> at the end of next week and need some great examples that I can use as
> part of an information packet.   Please send me any examples or URLS if
> you know of social media policies and plans.  I am especially interested
> in ones that have clear objectives and evaluation.  If so, please send
> them to my gmail address not my work email:  bill.drew at
> I have Michael Stephen's any library model already.
> Wilfred (Bill) Drew
> Croop-LaFrance, Inc.
> Technical Librarian
> Tech Library
> Rome Research Site
> Phone: (315) 330-7608
> Email: Wilfred.Drew.ctr at
> "Don't be the turkey."  -- Nassim Taleb in The Black Swan: the impact of
> the highly improbable.
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Steve Brantley
Associate Professor &
Assistant Reference Librarian
Daley Library, UIC
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