Monthly Archives: July 2013

Twitter The Author? Really, YES I’m really Tweeting the Author

Twitter The Author? Prior to completing the Social Media component of our Libraries Studies I would NEVER have thought about tweeting an author with questions about their book. My book club “Ladies In Read”are reading Together Tea for the month … Continue reading

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Pinterest – Karen Nyberg, astronaut using Pinterest

Check out Astronaut Karen Kyberg’s Pinterest photos. She is currently on the International Space Station!  

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What is “Social Reading” and why should Libraries care? – A TTW Guest Post by Allison Mennella

http://tametheweb.com/2011/06/14/what-is-%E2%80%9Csocial-reading%E2%80%9D-and-why-should-libraries-care-a-ttw-guest-post-by-allison-mennella/ Have a look at this link, it is a long article, interesting and informative. Comment on post about article: This is an excellent article with some solid research to support it. I would suggest two other items to consider, … Continue reading

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Dreams and Goals

Dream of working as a Librarian

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Social Media, Stress & Teens, 20 must know facts about teens today

20 must know facts about teens this day 16 July Posted by: Michael Grose Every two years Dolly, Australia’s most popular magazine for teenage girls, takes a look at the constants in the lives of teenagers – such as school, … Continue reading

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Libraries for Timor-Leste

http://www.librariesfortimorleste.org.au/index.htm How wonderful, a group of Australian’s raising money for Libraries in Timor-Leste. Have a read using the link above. This website is one of a number of activities undertaken by Libraries for Timor-Leste Inc comprising volunteers drawn from the … Continue reading

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In Germany old phone booths are being turned into mini-libraries! One Simple Rule: “Bring a book, take a book, read a book”.

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Apparently the concept was debuted in 2003 and although there has been some vandalism, booths still remain. I have seen pics of similar initiatives in America, and they also only suffer minor vandalism but manage to…

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