SMUG Meetings and Minutes

SMUG maintains regular online communication and resource sharing through the SMUG listserv and the SMUG Facebook page. We also hold face-to-face and virtual meetings several times a year to offer trainings, panels and discussions about timely social media topics. Please join us!

Next Meeting

SMUG is hosting several programs at the upcoming MLA/DLA 2015 Conference. Information will be posted soon.

Meeting Agendas/Minutes/Podcasts


Getting More from Hootsuite
January 22, 2015 webinar that takes a deeper look at Hootsuite with Dr. Warren Allen, FSU professor and social media researcher. He demonstrates how to strategically build Hootsuite streams for better listening, tracking, filtering and more. The demo will highlight how to use stream search operators more effectively, along with tips for how to use Hootsuite to improve engagement. This tutorial is best for those who are already familiar with Hootsuite's basic functions.

A Mission-Driven Pinterest Presence
December 5, 2013 recording of a one-hour webinar with Leah Youse, MLIS, Cecil County Public Library. Leah covers how libraries are using Pinterest in creative, innovative and mission-focused ways to market a variety of library services. She discusses a conceptual framework for planning, maintaining and evaluating a successful library Pinterest account.

Intro to Twitter for Libraries
May 30, 2013 recording of a one-hour webinar with Jessica Keyes of the Pratt Library. Jessica covers basics such as language, inspiration and strategy for using Twitter as a library marketing and engagement tool.

Podcast from SMUG meeting January 10, 2013 – Using Teams and Tools to Manage Social Media
A panel presentation featuring discussion of different organizational approaches for managing social media. Includes discussion of the use of staff teams and tools such as IFTTT, Hootsuite, Google tools and Tweetdeck to manage social media more easily and more robustly. Speakers: Bridgette Hendrix, MD iSchool; Elizabeth Rafferty, BCPL; Erica Jesonis, Cecil County Public Library; Jessica Keyes, Enoch Pratt Free Library; Julie Strange, AskUsNow!; Jim DeArmey, BCPL.

Last updated 27 January 2015