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A year on Facebook: liking and learning
University Library
  • Nadia Nasr, Santa Clara University
  • Felicity Knox
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-1-2012
Publisher
Society of American Archivists
Abstract

In March 2011, Special Collections and Archives (SCA) at Towson University launched a departmental Facebook page in conjunction with a modest redesign of our webpages. Housed in the Albert S. Cook Library, SCA was established in 1970 and primarily contains records of the university that date back to its opening in January 1866 as the Maryland State Normal School. Because our webpages are relatively static and part of the library’s website, Facebook is used as a storefront, if you will, for communicating dynamic and engaging content.

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Citation Information
Nasr, N., & Knox, F. (July\August 2012). A year on Facebook: liking and learning. Archival Outlook, (July/August 2012), 6 & 28. Retrieved from http://files.archivists.org/periodicals/Archival-Outlook/Back-Issues/2012-4-AO.pdf