Date(s) - 09/11/2014
Google+ is a social network similar to Facebook, but according to Google it “aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life” where you can “share things with the right people.” Google+ has a social layer that is built over many of their existing services explaining why Google+ has gained so many active users in the last year or so.
In this webinar:
• Understand what kind of place Google+ is and why it is becoming more popular.
• Explore Circles, Games, Streams, Hangouts, Photos, +1 button, Events, and more.
• Learn how to create a Google+ page for yourself and/or library.
• Manage and view your Google+ profile and learn what information Google has on you.
• Acquire numerous tips to make your Google+ experience more meaningful.
Originally broadcast July 3, 2013.
About the Instructor:
Chad Mairn is a librarian, teacher, author and ‘technophile’ who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian and adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida and is also the Chief Technology Officer at Novare Library Services, a company he co-founded, and whose goal is “to create custom underlying tools to help libraries interact with users, stay true to their goals and to thrive in the 21st century.