WebJunction and TechSoup for Libraries are partnering on a series of webinars focused on the topic of "Libraries and Social Media." We’d like to understand more about how your library uses social media and your learning needs on this topic as we develop these fall 2017 sessions. Registration will open soon and we will share information from the survey in the webinars and in a final report. Thank you for taking the time to share your input!

* 1. Indicate your library's use of the following social media platforms:

  Daily posts Multiple posts per week Post around once per week Post once or twice per month Post once or twice per year Don't have library presence
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Flickr
YouTube
Snapchat
Tumblr
Pinterest
Goodreads
LinkedIn

* 2. We use social media platforms for the following:

  Currently Have dabbled Would like to start No plans to Not sure
Staff, volunteer and customer profiles
Provide reference or readers' advisory
Live streaming
Share about library services
Share other community events or news
Invite comments from followers
Share about library events
Highlight library collections
Share pictures from library events
To advocate on public policy issues (e.g. Net Neutrality, IMLS funding, Privacy)
Artwork made or displayed in the library
Images of work life behind the scenes
Leveraging hashtags
Focused engagement, e.g. Twitter chats using hashtags
Pop culture news
Share book or library related posts from others
Extreme weather and other topics of hyperlocal interest

* 3. Who posts to or manages social media for your library? (Check all that apply)

* 4. How many hours does that staff member(s) spend on social media each week:

* 5. Approximately how many people follow your library's social media platforms? (if applicable)

  1,000 or fewer 1,000 - 5,000 5,000 - 10,000 10K + N/A
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

* 6. What are the biggest challenges to managing your library's social media presence? (Check all that apply)

* 7. Do you have a social media policy for your library?

* 9. Is your organization a....? (Select all that apply)

* 10. What other facets related to social media would you like to learn more about?

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