past and pending

~ some of the past and a little that is pending

How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching ›

Social media is becoming increasingly important in teaching and research work but tutors must remember, it’s a conversation not a lecture, says Ernesto Priego

Shelf Check: Some Notes on Tweeting for Public Libraries ›


Some interesting tips for how libraries can/should use Twitter.

I think the most important take away from this is: be strategic. If you choose a medium of communication, understand that medium so that you can use it effectively.


Official MLA guidelines for citing a tweet.

(via jenbokoff)

Stephen Fry Tweets Support For Surrey Library Action Group ›


Actor and broadcaster Stephen Fry has taken to Twitter to back a campaign against plans for some of Surrey’s libraries to be run by volunteers.

North American detail map of Flickr and Twitter locations by Eric Fischer on Flickr.

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