Join the Tweet Up Today!

Don’t forget that Sarah Couri (@scouri) and YALSA President Jack Martin (@JacksonDevious, @YALSAPresident) will be hosting a tweet up this afternoon on using Twitter in the library, starting at 1 PM EDT. Just use hashtag #yalsaprez when you tweet, or watch the conversation unfold by searching for the #yalsaprez hashtag.

Looking for another way to search the hashtag? Try Twitterfall or Tweetdeck, which not only automatically refresh as new hashtagged tweets come in but also allow you run multiple searches so you can watch other conversations live.

Everything I Needed to Know about Twitter I Learned at Midwinter

After a whirlwind weekend of meetings, awards and live blogging, it’s a wonder my thumbs are intact. Like many ALA members, I spent Friday through Monday largely on Twitter, hashtagging with the best of them.

Whether or not teens tweet, it’s clear that librarians do. And from last year’s ALA “secrets” to this year’s Newbery leak, it seems that library conferences are the impetus for both the best and worst in crowdsourcing.

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