Jerry Falwell Library Social Media Policy


Reason for Policy

The Library seeks to use social media to communicate pertinent information to followers and customers.

Policy Statement

The Jerry Falwell Library adheres to the Liberty University Social Media Policy which can be found at http://www.liberty.edu/aboutliberty/index.cfm?PID=23409. In addition, the Library has a Social Media Committee that oversees Library generated posts.

Procedures

The Head, Communications & Customer Services chairs the committee and along with the Systems Librarian and two designated Content Managers is able to post content and manage the library’s social media presence. This committee complies with all policies set for by the university and strives to provide relevant and engaging information to library customers and other stakeholders in a timely and responsive manner.

Sanctions

The library reserves the right to remove comments or posts that do not comply with the policy and/or to ban violators from the page.

Glossary of Terms

Social Media
Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.

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