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The Duluth Public Library (DPL) uses social media in many forms. The DPL staff maintains and edits the content of DPL social media sites to comply with library policies.
Library social media is intended to create a welcoming online space where library users will find useful and entertaining information and can interact with staff and other users. Social media is defined as any web application, site or account used by the library to facilitate the sharing of opinions and information about library-related subjects and issues. It includes any facility for online publication and commentary, such as blogs, wikis, and social networking sites.The library will utilize social media tools to encourage community involvement and to create a dialog between the library and its patrons regarding library services, resources, events and programs, and community information.
Comments, posts, and messages are welcome on the library’s social networking sites. While the library recognizes and respects differences in opinion, all such interactions will be regularly monitored and reviewed for content and relevancy. The library reserves the right to refrain from posting user submissions or comments or to remove them at any time.
Rules for Public Comments and Posts
Staff members posting on the library’s social media sites on personal time should be aware that information they display or comments they make on library social media sites may be viewed by other users as representing official library sponsored information or comments. Therefore, in utilizing library social media websites, staff must follow the guidelines set forth in the City of Duluth employee policies.The Duluth Public Library does not endorse the advertisements promoted on any social media site. These advertisements are displayed by vendors and do not express the Duluth Public Library’s views or positions.
By commenting and posting users agree to these rules.
The Duluth Public Library's policies are subject to change without notice.
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Adopted October 22, 2013 Duluth Public Library Board