We understand your library wants to post fun content to social media but that you might not have the time to dedicate to writing it, so we’d like to help!
Below you will find daily posts, all under Twitter’s 140 character limit (good for Facebook too), that you can copy/paste at your leisure, each linking to a Topic Page, which, for Credo Online Reference Services or Literati subscribers can be a gateway to all kinds of e-resources.
This content is free for the taking, no character-eating attribution to us necessary!
PS: The images below are all in the public domain, with attributions at the bottom of the page.
|Wednesday||1 July||Gettysburg began this day in 1863. Why two armies chose to fight in such a beautiful national park is beyond us... http://bit.ly/1Nof3Lb|
|Thursday||2 July||Neon may be described as a 'tasteless gas,' but is it neon's fault it's primarily used to illuminate beer logos? http://bit.ly/1dqWg5c|
|Friday||3 July||What gives fireworks their colors?Red: strontium compoundsWhite: magnesium
Blue: copper compounds
|Monday||6 July||Baseball combines bats and diamonds in ways previously only associated with affluent vampires http://bit.ly/1mA5DfN|
|Tuesday||7 July||Happy Birthday Dr. Watson! Little is known his biological parents, but we've got info on the man who created him: http://bit.ly/1rPHjf5|
|Wednesday||8 July||History's most famous faulty bell cracked this day in 1835 while ringing at the funeral of Justice John Marshall: http://bit.ly/1HoMEnF|
|Thursday||9 July||Love was in the air this day in 1877, the 1st Wimbledon tournament: http://bit.ly/SfH4gX|
|Friday||10 July||Happy BDay Alice Munro, an author whose short stories are long on acclaim! http://bit.ly/1mdIzJq|
|Monday||13 July||Research isn't always a day at the beach, but Topic Pages make it easier, freeing up time for you to get some sun http://bit.ly/1dqWMAb|
|Tuesday||14 July||The Bastille had many abuses, overcrowding wasn't one of them: it held 7 prisoners when it was stormed 226 yrs ago http://bit.ly/1nCBhxZ|
|Wednesday||15 July||Banner day for all who find hieroglyphs interesting (aka everyone) as Rosetta Stone was discovered this day in 1799 http://bit.ly/1lsc702|
|Thursday||16 July||Literati's Sand TopicPage is littorally one of particular interest. http://bit.ly/1NofCEY|
|Friday||17 July||Disneyland opened this day in 1955, a fantastical land where disparate royal families coexist peacefully. http://bit.ly/V2Do3E|
|Monday||20 July||Whether mowing the lawn yourself or hiring a neighborhood kid, it helps to know your enemy: http://bit.ly/1FIIz85|
|Tuesday||21 July||Armstrong made a giant leap to learn about the moon, you only need take the small step of clicking on this TopicPage http://bit.ly/1sRtNvM|
|Wednesday||22 July||Breaking Bad led to much confusion regarding Werner Heisenberg. Clear up any uncertainty with our TopicPage: http://bit.ly/1GUkejL|
|Thursday||23 July||“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” ~ Socrates http://bit.ly/1x5dgCV|
|Friday||24 July||Paper Towns, an adaptation of John Green's novel hits theaters tonight! Learn all about YA Literature here: http://bit.ly/1BOwDXl|
|Monday||27 July||Happy Birthday, Bugs Bunny! His cartoon debuted 75 years ago today. http://bit.ly/1LOXUJz|
|Tuesday||28 July||This day in 1958 the first modern usage of fingerprinting began. Get your hands on the facts here: http://bit.ly/1FIIIIJ|
|Wednesday||29 July||Using Credo's Swimming Topic Page to start your research is a stroke of genius. (Arm floaties not included) http://bit.ly/1KnSatb|
|Thursday||30 July||Typography puns are justified in any case. http://bit.ly/1QXqVJU|
|Friday||31 July||Wishing JK Rowling a birthday with more surprises than a box of Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans! http://bit.ly/1pPUawt|
FIREWORKS, JULY FOURTH, FREEDOM, [public domain], from http://www.pd4pic.com/firewirks-july-fourth-freedom.html
Bastille in demolition July 1789.jpg, By Anon (Bibliothèque nationale de France) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bastille_in_demolition_July_1789.jpg
Aldrin Apollo 11.jpg, By NASA [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aldrin_Apollo_11.jpg
Dog swimming.jpg, By Prachya Singhto [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dog_swimming.jpg