Learn about many of the different ways libraries & librarians can leverage the power of TikTok. Using examples from her own TikTok, Kelsey will demonstrate how TikTok videos can be used by libraries for things like advocacy, collection development, outreach, readers advisory, tutorial-creation, and community building. We’ll also talk about the safety of using TikTok, it’s powerful impact on the publishing industry, and more. You’ll leave this session inspired to give TikTok a try!
Identify various goals that TikTok can help libraries and librarians achieve.
Describe the ways TikTok is impacting the publishing industry and the reading trends and habits, particularly among young adults.
List various strategies a librarian can use to leverage TikTok for collection development, particularly diverse collection development.
Kelsey Bogan is a high school Librarian, adjunct MSLIS Professor, and a professional Speaker/Presenter who enjoys helping librarians learn to leverage the power of social media for their library’s advocacy, collection development, outreach, and community-building efforts. Kelsey is an outspoken advocate for reform in the library profession, especially as relates to outdated collection organization and development traditions. She is particularly proud to have created the viral library organization concept “Dynamic Shelving,” and of her ongoing work to redevelop her library towards greater inclusivity, accessibility, and equity. Connect with Kelsey on Twitter & TikTok @KelseyBogan, or on her blog www.dontyoushushme.com!