Reflect on the unit. Which social media type most appealed to you? Were you surprised by the ways libraries use social media to engage and connect with their users?
Although it was not covered on my blog my favourite social media that the libraries use to engage with its readers would be “Goodreads“. Although not many libraries use this site it mostly appeals to me because it is a fantastic way to engage, specifically, the younger generations.
“Goodreads” is a social reading site. For personal use it can be used for :
- Keeping track of the books you have read
- Leaving ratings and reviews of the books you HAVE read
- Keeping a “shelf“** (list) of books you WANT to read
- Joining “groups” for different thing (e.g. Reading genres, Writing groups, Groups for specific books)
**THESE SHELVES CAN ALSO BE CREATED AND ORGANIZED TO…
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