Using Wenger’s domain, practice, and community as a framework to guide the process of establishing online communities, this presentation will examine the purpose, user participation, enabling technology tool, and ethos of several successful online communities that could inspire libraries to build or enhance online communities in a technology age. It will provide examples of strategies and action plans to accomplish library strategic goals for library advocacy, community engagement, and promotion of library services through online communities.
Meeting Type: Ignite Session
Interests: Advocacy, Community Engagement, Diversity, Emerging Technologies, Information Commons, Information Literacy, Instruction, Intellectual Property, Learning Commons, Librarianship, Marketing, Multicultural Services, Outreach Services, Social Media & Networks, Technology, Transforming Libraries, Trends and Forecasting, Virtual Communities and Libraries
Type of Library: Academic
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Web Coordinator / Associate Professor
New Jersey City University
Short Hills, New Jersey