YALSA Tweets of the Week – April 1, 2011

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

  • bookless libraries is.gd/ai4ZTT sort of. – @itsjustkate
  • “Pro-Self-Harm & the Visibility of Youth-Genera ted Problematic Content” by moi, @tunabananas, @alexleavitt: bit.ly/hP6s56 – @zephoria
  • very interesting program rt now: Here & Now WBUR about virtual schools, how do library teachers fit in? tinyurl.com/5w55whs – @laurietteran
  • Want to change your life? Write a letter to yourself at age 14, then read it five years later. Jill Lepore’s tale: 1.usa.gov/Pz HcC – @pomeranian99
  • If you haven’t seen the Miller Library’s (McPherson College) Info Lit graphic novel yet, you’re in for a treat: is.gd/jq96mc – @lisamol1
  • Poisoned Web: A Girl’s Nude Photo, and Altered Lives nyti.ms/fbyI FQ – @nytimes
  • Re: NYT sexting piece, the Mediatrician ‘s advice on what sexting might indicate: tinyurl.com/4c6792k – @GoMetacomet
  • Facebook is just the venue – depression & social isolation among teens have been with us for decades. tinyurl.com/4ac9t5n – @Amanda_Lenhart
  • juvenoia by David Finkelhor: “the exaggerated fear of the influence of social change [including the Internet] on youth” bit.ly/dZYeEd– @zephoria
  • RT @aarontay: [blogged] New York Public Library – the most successful use of social media by a library in the world? bit.ly/i3ylaT – @gcaseroti
  • Dystopian YA glog I made for my reference class with the C/W MARS collection: soc.li/qDDhfbQ

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 April 1 and April 7 that you think is great, send me 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.

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Linda W Braun

Linda W Braun is a YALSA Past President, the YALSA CE Consultant, and a learning consultant/project management coordinator at LEO: Librarians & Educators Online.