Category Archives: Public Relations

CALL Public Relations Committee 2019-2020 Annual Report

In 2019-2020, the CALL Public Relations Committee had the following members: Shari Berkowitz Duff, Debbie Ginsberg, Lyonette Louis-Jacques (Chair), Sharon Nelson, and Debbie Rusin. Jesse Bowman served as CALL Board Liaison. The PR Committee had an introductory meeting on September 5, 2019 via Zoom. The Chair met with the CALL Board on November 12, 2019, via conference call to speak about the Committee’s public relations-related plans for the upcoming year. During the year, the PR Committee promoted and announced CALL business meetings, CALL Chapter and AALL award winners, and other activities via social media – Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn., and supported the work of other CALL committees.

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CALL Public Relations Committee 2018-2019 Annual Report

Committee:

Liaison:
Jesse Bowman, jesse.bowman@law.northwestern.edu

Co-chairs:

  • Sharon Nelson, slnelson@niu.edu
  • Donna Tuke, dmtuke@gmail.com

Members:

  • Lyonette Louis-Jacques
  • Shari Berkowitz Duff
  • Matt Timko
  • Debbie Ginsberg

Social Media Accounts:

CALL Public Relations Committee 2017-2018 Annual Report

During the 2017-2018 business year, Donna Tuke and Jesse Bowman served as co-chairs of Public Relations Committee. In these roles, Donna and Jesse primarily promoted CALL events via the CALL website, Facebook, and Twitter. Moreover, using the CALL Twitter account, Donna actively re-Tweeted stories of interest to legal information professionals. Continue reading CALL Public Relations Committee 2017-2018 Annual Report

Public Relations Committee Annual Report

The 2016-2017 was comprised of Joanne Kiley (chair), Deborah Ginsberg, Sean Rebstock, Emily Barney, Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Donna Tuke, Scott Vanderlin, and Sharon L. Nelson.

Accomplishments:

The Public Relations Committee maintained its presence on social media. Actions included live tweeting at each CALL Business Meeting, including capturing photos of the guest speakers, thanking sponsors, and collecting key highlights from the guest speakers’ speeches. The Committee tweeted announcements about events, as well as opportunities for advocacy and continuing education. Lyo Louis-Jacques also posted announcements on CALL’s Facebook page and re-tweeted the live tweeting at CALL Business meetings. The Committee announced the publication and availability of the issues of the CALL Bulletin on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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Public Relations Committee 2016 Annual Report

The 2015-2016 Public Relations Committee was Deborah Ginsberg, Sean Rebstock, and Beth Schubert (co-chairs), Emily Barney, Britnee Cole, Ella Delaney, Debbie Ginsberg, Carolyn Hersch, Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Joanne Kiley, David Pauwels, Scott Vanderlin, and Sharon L. Nelson.

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CALL–Big Winners in Philadelphia

As most of our members know, our chapter was awarded two separate AALL Awards at this year’s annual meeting. These awards were for Best Use of Technology and Best Newsletter within the “Excellence in Marketing” category.  Here we are, front and center, for all of AALL to marvel at:

Scott highlights CALL's success
Scott Vanderlin shows off CALL’s accomplishments

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Facebook: Who’s in Control?

facebook icon designed by dan leechAs librarians, we’re well aware of the impact relevancy algorithms have in search results. This year Facebook’s relevancy ranking – otherwise known as the “Top Stories”  in your news feed  – has come under a lot of public scrutiny. Facebook uses your actions – clicks, likes, comments – to choose what content you see, along with other factors that you have less control over.

What do they prioritize? How do we know what we’re missing? Can we push back and get more personal control? What can this tell us about larger issues like net neutrality? If you’re using Facebook for current awareness, you may not be seeing all the information you want to see.

Knowing how Facebook shows or hides what you see may change how you want to use it, so I’ll also demonstrate where you can find tools to customize your personal settings. Continue reading Facebook: Who’s in Control?