I am a student currently studying librarianship.
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I’ve been doing some workshops recently on social networking (especially Twitter) for our library system and thought I would collect some of this information here because I usually can’t cover everything I would like and it may also be useful information for other libraries. Background Plenty has been said about the banality of many Twitter messages . Enough of you probably realize there’s more going on than meets the eye if you are willing to dig. Hash tags, twitter search, and a true global chat (uh, yes, it is basically, in essence, a “chat”) open up entirely new ways to reach out and touch people. Libraries have always been about books, but what is it about books that you’re there for?
General Introductions to Twitter Cheatsheet My 2 sides of A4 cheatsheet. You're welcome to print out and share it. The anatomy of Twitter : an 8 point strategic guide. Dated to 2009, but much is still valid.
...to e-space : MMU's digital repository An Open Access repository, e-space collects the work of MMU researchers and makes it freely available on the Web.
the Catalogue contains 11 million descriptions of documents from central government, courts of law and other UK national bodies, including records on family history, medieval tax, criminal trials, UFO sightings, the history of many countries and many other subjects. More about what's in the catalogue Catalogue Day 2012 presentations