Are you on Twitter? I joined Twitter this year and although I follow just over 100 people this is a selection of the latest information about libraries from many tweeting library heroes.
I’ll be posting an update each day, so that you too can keep up to date with what’s happening around the country.
- “Reinventing the Research Library: The MIT Libraries in the 21st Century” video from MITtechTV via @anne6fy.
- The rise of the 99 cent Kindle e book CNET Reviews writing on the wall? Publishers have their own problems via @anne6fy.
- RT @gluejar: “The Pareto Principle and the True Cunning of HarperCollins” #hcod via @paulhayton.
- A British film explores why “Every four seconds, someone buys a Harlequin Mills & Boon novel” from The Independent via @VaVeros.
- A (new) twitter forum for adults who want to talk about children’s books Sun 3pm EST,10/11 hours ahead Oz/NZ #fcbgbkgrp via @VaVeros.
- Why I care about referencing #Web101 #Net102 (…enough to blog about it from an airport!) from @scroeser via @libsmatter.
- Pictures and first-hand perspective: Official opening of Serangoon Public Library, Singapore from Rambling Librarian via @sallyheroes.
- Interview with Bill Mcnaught, NZ National Librarian, from Taranaki Daily News via @sallyheroes.
- Study shows kids with books in homes receive three years more schooling than kids from bookless homes, from nzherald via @sallyheroes.
- Taiwan international airport opens e-library for transit passengers from PCWorld via @sallyheroes.
- RT @rosieiscool: RT @brainpicker: Roald Dahl’s Matilda gets an e-reader, brilliant (via @Ycnt_ibdonlyjen) via @seanfish.
- BBC News – Are libraries finished? Five arguments for and against via @drumml.
- Pay £70.00 for a bibliotherapist consultation at Alain de Botton’s School of Life >You mean I could charge to rec books? via @VaVeros.
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