Walking the Red Carpet: Putting Library Databases in the Spotlight

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Course Description

Library databases contain invaluable resources and can become wildly popular with different segments of users. But they often come at significant costs and require careful evaluation. Focus on maximizing return on investment by giving databases the red-carpet treatment. Using practical examples, apply strategies to spotlight databases and increase their use and engagement. Develop a social media and promotion plan to make databases a memorable part of the library’s collections.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Identifying the role of databases in library collections
  • Learning basic tools and tips to promote specific databases
  • Utilizing social media to engage users and increase usage
  • Developing a promotion plan for database spotlights
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This course consists of one 2-hour session.
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