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DPLAfest 2017—the fourth major gathering of the Digital Public Library of America’s broad community—will take place on April 20-21, 2017 in Chicago at Chicago Public Library’s Harold Washington Library Center. For more information, visit the DPLA website.
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Thursday, April 20 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Retweets, Likes and Favorites, Oh My! Public Engagement with Digital Collections on Social Media

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In this session, panelists will explore tools, platforms, and strategies for using social media to share digital collections and engage public audiences. Individuals from selected institutions will briefly share their approaches to sharing digital collections content via social media, including factors such as: which platform(s) and tools are used, how featured content is selected, opportunities for cross-institutional collaboration, and how they monitor, engage with, and measure the impact of sharing digital content with public audiences via social media.

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Samantha Gibson

Engagement and Use Coordinator, DPLA
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Rebecca Pou

Archivist, New York Academy of Medicine Library

Thursday April 20, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Video Theater Lower Level