Here’s a short list of tweets posted over the last week that librarians and the teens that they serve may find interesting:

  • “@nytimes: E-Book Revolution Upends a Publishing Course” – @kefornier
  • A caution on restricting access to edu content RT @audreywatters: G+ and the Future of Sharing Educational Resources – @kishizuka
  • Cool: article in HuffPo on NYC Haunts by @yalsa President-Elect Jack Martin. @yalsapresident
  • love that Barnes & Noble receipt lists “other books I might like” based on my purchase-Libraries should adopt this idea – @technolibrary
  • Part 2 of a 3 parter in Boston Globe on reading and e-books: – @candyschwartz
  • Amazon launches Kindle textbook rentals – @alixinbeverly
  • -social collaboration is a core skill that every person needs -need to teach at school – @karenarnold3
  • New short report: College students and technology – @pewinternet
  • Jodi Picoult & Daughter To Publish YA Novel: GalleyCat via @GalleyCat –
  • “It’s literacy snobbery when we try 2 teach kids what 2 think bout tech instead of how 2 think bout tech” – @covs97
  • Scientific American’s Guide to Finding good information on the internet – @alatechsource
  • Scribd Launches Float, an App for the Digital Bookworm – @robingood
  • A Tale of Two Worlds: Old School, New School LOVE this infographic! Print and put in your staff room 😉 – @heyjudeonline
  • Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders: How Our Fear of Teen #Sexuality Leaves #Teens More Vulnerable: #wmn #HCR #LGBT #youth – @rhrealitycheck

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 July 22 – July 28 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 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.

One Thought on “YALSA BLOG Tweets of the Week – July 22, 2011

  1. Shanna Miles on July 23, 2011 at 8:31 am said:

    It really grinds my gears when there is all this talk about how integrating apps into education is the be all and end all of technology and cutting edge education when there are schools with 70-80% of students on free and reduced lunch and an iPad or iPhone is as far away a dream and unnecessary luxury as a Chanel bookbag.

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