Monthly Archives: August 2011

Making the case for a social media presence

Some of you may recall that I have mentioned several times that I would make a generic business case available for librarians to use in order for them to request a social media presence in work. Well, you’ll all be … Continue reading

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The future’s Twitter, the future’s female

I was interested to see on this infographic about Twitter by Touch Agency that 54% of Twitter users are female. And that there’s a staggering 180,000,000 new tweets posted every day. And that approximately 40% of all tweets come from a mobile … Continue reading

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Welsh libraries and social networking

If you’re looking for some summer reading for your hols, I can recommend a report that is all about Welsh libraries, has interesting quotes as well as pretty graphs and charts. (Bias alert – I’m a co-author of the report.) There … Continue reading

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Literacy and the Big Society

If you have an interest in literacy you may want to take 5 minutes to fill in the online survey by the National Literacy Trust. They are looking at literacy within the context of the ‘Big Society’ movement. At the … Continue reading

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