News: September 2009 Archives
We've updated our CiteMe and WorldCat Facebook applications for use on organizational Facebook Pages. Of course you can still use these applications on your personal profile. Now your group, school or library page can provide these library services too.
If you attempted to add these applications to your organization's Page in the past, you should check the Page settings to make sure the applications are not listed there. If they are, click the "X" to remove the out-of-date application. Then you can add the updated application back to your organization's Facebook Page. This will make sure you have the updated application.
To get started:
- Search for CiteMe, select it from the search results and go to the CiteMe page.
- Click the button "Add to my Page" that appears under the CiteMe logo on the CiteMe Page.
- Select the Page to which you wish to add the application. Then click "Close" to exit that window.
- Go to the Boxes Tab on your organization's Page. The CiteMe application will appear there.
- If you want to show CiteMe on the Wall of your organization's Page, click the pencil icon and select "Move to Wall tab".
- The CiteMe application will now appear on the Wall of your organization's Page.
- You can also have the CiteMe application on your Tab. Go to the Tab section of your organization's Page and click the plus sign, then choose CiteMe or search for it using the "Search available tabs" box.
Now you will have CiteMe on the Tabs and the Wall of your organization's Facebook Page. This is a great way to put a citation tool right where your students prefer to be.
You can add the applications to your personal profile too:
- Search for the CiteMe application and click the "Go to Application" button.
- Allow the application access to your Facebook profile. (This step is required by Facebook not our application.)
- Scroll to the bottom of the application where you will find "Add to profile" button. Click that.
- Confirm where you would like the application to appear on your personal profile. You can choose "Wall and Info Tab" or "Boxes Tab".
- Click "Keep" from the application as it appears on your profile.
- Use the pencil icon to move this application to your Boxes Tab if you do not want it on your Wall and Info Tab.
- You can also add CiteMe to your personal profile Tabs. Click the + sign on your Tab row and use the "Search available tabs" box to locate CiteMe. Choose that and CiteMe will appear on your Tabs.
Again, you can use these same instructions for adding the WorldCat application.
Let us know how this works for you and whether you get feedback from your students.
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