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Jerry Falwell Library Social Media Policy

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Jerry Falwell Library

Affected Parties

Library Social Media Committee members; faculty, staff, students, and members of public who post comments

Policy Language

The Jerry Falwell Library adheres to the Liberty University Social Media Policy which can be found at In addition, the Library has a Social Media Committee that oversees Library generated posts.

Policy Rationale

The Library seeks to use social media to communicate pertinent information to followers and customers.

Definition of Glossary Terms

Social Media: Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking

Procedural Information


The Head, Communications & Customer Services chairs the committee and along with the Systems Librarian and two designated Content Managers is able to post content and manage the library’s social media presence. This committee complies with all policies set for by the university and strives to provide relevant and engaging information to library customers and other stakeholders in a timely and responsive manner.


The library reserves the right to remove comments or posts that do not comply with the policy and/or to ban violators from the page.