Thank You for Being a Follower: Building and Sustaining a Social Media Program

Wednesday, March 7th, 3:00 PM Eastern

Registration fee: $39.00

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Presented by: James Wethington

Archivist, UA Little Rock-Center for Arkansas History and Culture

Description:

Social media is a crucial component for an archive to raise awareness of local history and highlight what they do for their communities. Social media is oftentimes placed on the back burner or managed by one staff member with no input from others. This session will showcase a successful social media program at an academic archive by providing practical examples of ways to create engaging content, how to plan and schedule posts, encouraging staff and students to participate in and create social media content, interacting with your audience, and tackling controversial materials in your collections.

This webinar will be recorded and the recording will be made available to all paid registrants.





Speaker Biography

James Wethington: 

James Wethington is an Archivist for the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC). He co-leads the Social Media Leadership Team for CAHC as well as helps create social media posts. Prior to CAHC, he managed social media for the University Archives and Special Collections at the David L. Rice Library at the University of Southern Indiana for 6 years. He holds a Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in 2019 and Bachelors in History from the University of Southern Indiana in 2014.



Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 6th

All payments for registration must be received by the registration deadline for the registration to be complete.  Cancellations will not be accepted for this event.


Questions? Contact us at LCC@amigos.org

Library Marketing and Communications Group
1190 Meramec Station Rd., Suite 207
Ballwin, MO 63021
1-800-969-6562
lmc@amigos.org

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