Tweets of the Week – January 7, 2011

A short list of tweets posted over the last week that librarians and the teens that they serve may find interesting:

  • Collection of free Kaplan ebooks http://www.freekaplanebooks.com/free-kaplan-ebooks/ – @wsstephens
  • NYTimes: Math That Moves: Schools Embrace the iPad http://nyti.ms/gjBzby – @gcaserotti
  • RT @moehlert I Didn’t Know You Could Do That With Google Docs http://t.co/DyhPR8w via @techcrunch –>Yeah, Agog! Flippin AWEsome! – @gwynethjones
  • New study via @TechCrunch sez “40% of iPad owners also own a Kindle”; for some reason, this gives me hope for libraries in reading ecosystem – @hmccormack
  • “This being America…finding a cucumber the size of a vacuum cleaner hose was no problem.” http://ow.ly/3xzgV (I <3 NYPL’s YA libs) – @vonmeggz
  • Shakespeare Searched: search engine to provide quick access to passages from his plays and sonnets: http://tinyurl.com/mreygy – @russeltarr
  • New Cover Story for Eileen Cook’s THE EDUCATION OF HAILEY KENDRICK, which Kirkus calls “a gourmet truffle!” is up ★ http://su.pr/2C512R – @melissacwalker
  • School Libraries Cultivate Digital Literacy: http://is.gd/k6uhx #tlchat – @buffyjhamilton

Do you have a favorite Tweet from the last week? If so add it in the comments for this post. Or, if you read a Twitter post between January 7 and January’  13 that you think is great, send Linda a direct message on Twitter (@lbraun2000) and it will go into the pool for consideration for next week’s Tweets of the week YALSA blog entry.

About Sarah Ludwig

I am the Academic Technology Coordinator at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, CT. Prior to that, I was the head of teen, technology, and reference services at the Darien Library in Darien, CT. I started my library career as a school librarian at a small boarding school in Western Massachusetts.
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