38: Sophie Brookover

Steve chats with Sophie Brookover, Program Coordinator and Social Media Manager for LibraryLinkNJ.

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Sophie Brookover is a Program Coordinator and the Social Media Manager for LibraryLinkNJ, the New Jersey Library Cooperative. Her passions within librarianship include youth services and school librarianship, popular culture, technology, reader’s advisory and community engagement. (And talking about herself in the third person.)

Sophie on Twitter
“What’s New About New Adult?” (Horn Book)

23: Troy Swanson

Steve speaks with Dr. Troy Swanson, community college librarian and author of Managing Social Media in Libraries.

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Troy A. Swanson is Teaching & Learning Librarian and Library Department Chair at Moraine Valley Community College in the USA. Troy has managed the library’s web presence since the year 2000. He implemented his library’s blogs in 2004 using a content management approach, and the library’s first podcasts for cultural events in 2006. He has published on the library website design and usability in the Journal of Academic Librarianship and Internet Reference Services Quarterly. Troy also writes as a guest author on the Tame the Web blog. His Ph.D. dissertation focused on the management of Web 2.0 in higher education. He has also written on information literacy instruction for college students. Troy lives in the Chicago suburbs with his wife Kim and their three children.

Managing Social Media in Libraries

18: David Lee King

Steve speaks with David Lee King, librarian and author of Face2Face: Using Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Media Tools to Create Great Customer Connections.

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David Lee King is the Digital Services Director at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, where he plans, implements, and experiments with emerging technology trends. He speaks internationally about emerging trends, website management, digital experience, and social media, and has been published in many library-related journals. David was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker for 2008. His newest book,Face2Face: Using Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Media Tools to Create Great Customer Connections, was published in September. David writes the Outside/In column in American Libraries Magazine with Michael Porter, and maintains a blog at http://www.davidleeking.com.