“Great to see I’m not alone...” Use of social media in the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/306282
Title:
“Great to see I’m not alone...” Use of social media in the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service
Authors:
McNamara, Aoife; Skelly, Karen
Affiliation:
Irish Cancer Society
Citation:
“Great to see I’m not alone...” Use of Social Media in the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service Aoife McNamara & Karen Skelly An Leabharlann 22–2 October 2013
Publisher:
Library Association of Ireland
Journal:
An Leabharlann
Issue Date:
2-Oct-2013
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/306282
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
In 2012 the Irish Cancer Society’s (ICS) Cancer Information Service (CIS) began engaging with the general public through social media (Facebook and Twitter). An audit was performed at the end of 2012 to assess (i) whether social media is an appropriate forum to deliver cancer information and (ii) the response to the posts generated by CIS. The audit covered the 6 month period July – December 2012.
Keywords:
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES; PATIENT INFORMATION; CANCER
Local subject classification:
SOCIAL MEDIA

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMcNamara, Aoifeen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSkelly, Karenen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-04T15:10:50Z-
dc.date.available2013-12-04T15:10:50Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-02-
dc.identifier.citation“Great to see I’m not alone...” Use of Social Media in the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service Aoife McNamara & Karen Skelly An Leabharlann 22–2 October 2013en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/306282-
dc.descriptionIn 2012 the Irish Cancer Society’s (ICS) Cancer Information Service (CIS) began engaging with the general public through social media (Facebook and Twitter). An audit was performed at the end of 2012 to assess (i) whether social media is an appropriate forum to deliver cancer information and (ii) the response to the posts generated by CIS. The audit covered the 6 month period July – December 2012.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherLibrary Association of Irelanden_GB
dc.subjectLIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICESen_GB
dc.subjectPATIENT INFORMATIONen_GB
dc.subjectCANCERen_GB
dc.subject.otherSOCIAL MEDIAen_GB
dc.title“Great to see I’m not alone...” Use of social media in the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Serviceen_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentIrish Cancer Societyen_GB
dc.identifier.journalAn Leabharlannen_GB
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