Welcome to the Medical Library Association’s 2012 Twitter Tutorial. This is a fun way to learn about using a tool like Twitter and earn a free drink at MLA’s annual meeting in Seattle as well.

How it works:

This tutorial is open to all MLA members. It doesn’t matter if you will be attending MLA’s meeting in Seattle or not. Twitter is a fun way to share information as well as learn what your colleagues are learning at the meeting. Twitter is a powerful communication tool and can allow you to interact with meeting attendees and presenters.

To earn a drink ticket for use at the MLA Tweet-Up, scheduled for Monday, May 21, from 6-7pm you will need to complete the following activities:

1) Create a Twitter account (if you don’t already have one)

2) Complete the Twitter Tutorial Quiz in the Practice Swing area

3) Post at least three updates to Twitter using the MLA hashtag (explained in the tutorial) about what you are looking forward to at #mlanet12. Two tweets should be original and the third can be a reply or a retweet (either is fine). 

Consider tweeting about which sessions you can’t wait to attend, who you want to see and meet or what you are looking forward to doing in Seattle.

Still want a drink ticket? Then we will need your name. Complete all the tasks outlined above and complete the quick survey below and you will be added to the ticket list. And yes, we will be checking to see if you tweeted.

Where To Next?

Use the links to the right to navigate to the next section of the tutorial and to review resources on Twitter topics.

Need Help? Ask Us!

Your Twitter Tutorial instructors, Emily Hurst, Beth Whipple and Max Anderson are only a click away. Simply use the Ask Us About Twitter! link to the right to ask them anything related to Twitter or the tutorial.

You can also contact them online via mlatwitter2012@gmail.com.

Twitter Tutorial Completion Form

The Twitter Tutorial has closed. You can still join us at MLA in Seattle on Monday, May 22nd from 6:00pm - 7:00pm for the Tweet Up. Also Tweet us using the #mlanet12 hashtag and interact with your friends during the Tweet Up.

The Medical Library Association's 2012 Meeting Twitter Tutorial. Participate in the tutorial and earn a drink ticket for the annual tweet-up.

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