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By Stewart Bain


In this third of a three-part series of how social media has been implemented in vertical markets, Stewart Bain shares his experience with using Twitter and Facebook for the Orkney Library & Archive. By keeping social media messaging informative, timely, and flexible, the library has found new ways to reach constituents.

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Stewart Bain is responsible for Reader Development at Orkney Library & Archive, where he has worked since 2002. He instigated the use of social media as part of the library service and helps run a very successful crime reading group. Stewart is currently studying Literature with the Open University and is an occasional contributor to BBC Radio Orkney.

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