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Mobilize for help and hope: Petition Obama & Twitter bomb Senate!

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It’s time to act!  This week, promise to raise your political voice by participating in two political activities to save libraries for young people! 1. Sign this petition now. I share this email from good friend and LJ/SLJ/The Horn Book publisher Ian Singer who forwarded a passionate plea to several of us yesterday: My friends [...]

It was Shannon!

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The article Casting a Wide Net for Mentors appeared on the front page of Tuesday’s USA Today.  (Here’s the link to the online version.) The article begins: Julia Albaugh’s high school in Van Meter, Iowa didn’t have a course that would teach her about marketing and public relations.  So a librarian in the school helped [...]

Curating the #TLChat Daily

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We began archiving the #TLChat hashtag as a daily newspaper around eight months ago. And now everyday I look forward to my email reminder to check out our newly aggregated news.  But, when I looked at the number of other subscribers (only 56!), I realized that so many of you have not yet discovered this [...]

For newbies: Just Heart the (#) Hashtag!

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Looking back at the past year, when I consider my favorite source for leads for professional learning and growth, Twitter has clearly been my first alert system.  It’s the place I go to when I need to take the pulse of what’s going on in the intersection of worlds I belong to. Judging from the [...]

NARA gets more social

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I am both a primary source junkie and a social networking junkie and I’m loving the new look at NARA. A NARA blog post from 12/13 explains: You may have noticed that things look a little different on our website today. That’s because the National Archives just received a digital makeover, streamlining our look and [...]

Paper.li

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I’ll admit it.  I am a Twitter junkie.  No surprise. Despite my lists and all my third party apps, my stream is a bear to keep on top of.  I’ve been playing with yet another third party app and I like it. paper.li organizes links shared on Twitter into an easy to read newspaper-style format. [...]