You have a library card and you know the library is more than just a “Netflix for books.” Maybe you know about your library’s ebook offerings and maybe you know you can borrow audiobooks or DVDs. But how can you … Continued
Technology blog of the Brooklyn Museum
I think anyone who works on a social media with a collection needs to read this. [Spoiler: One insight is BE ON TUMBLR]
this is brilliant. use what works, dump what doesn’t. the only “magic bullet” in successful outreach is to know your audience. I only said that for drama, I have no facts to back it up. but I bet it’s true.
What!? My school (The University of Southern Mississippi) holds John Green’s papers.
I’m a grown up who still reads Young Adult (YA) novels. You know that whole category of books that too many people pigeo…
34534042: Librarian position from National Public Radio (NPR), located in Washington, DC
NPR is hiring again.
You’ve heard of book groups in a box, or more broadly, programming kits for checkout, but what about (and why not) Outreach in a box?
Found a wooden book in the stacks
Now I want to know what happened to the real Europa World Year Book. Was it still there? Was it stolen? Are the spine labels faked well?
I HAVE SO MANY QUESTIONS.
More good questions!
Like Pinterest, Tumblr allows users to collect interesting things they find (or create) online and share them with people in their network. But where Pinterest allows users to gather what they find…
"If Pinterest is a cabinet of wonders, Tumblr is more like an all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant where delicacies come to you via conveyor belt."
This is pretty much a perfect quote — I wish I could fit it into my essay on social media in libraries.