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.
|Tuesday||1 September||Back to school week is a great time to check out this list of 264 Topic Pages on Education: http://bit.ly/1EjVuDJ|
|Wednesday||2 September||Two years ago today Diana Nyad, 64, swam from Cuba to Florida! http://bit.ly/1KnSatb|
|Thursday||3 September||Celebrate Malcolm Gladwell's birthday with this Topic Page exploring the Social Science & Issues: http://bit.ly/1WTreFQ|
|Friday||4 September||Perk up your research with this Caffeine Topic Page: http://bit.ly/1ElfO80|
|Monday||7 September||Celebrate Labor Day with this labor law Topic Page: http://bit.ly/1lhzksg|
|Tuesday||8 September||Today is International Literacy Day (UNESCO) http://bit.ly/1lhzLCQ|
|Wednesday||9 September||What's the big deal about Big Data? This Topic Page explains all the ways it affects life in the 21st century: http://bit.ly/1Elg1rO|
|Thursday||10 September||Did you know there was a long period of time when accordions were associated exclusively with pop music? http://bit.ly/1JzdOJz|
|Friday||11 September||Curious about Greek Mythology? Open this Pandora Topic Page: http://bit.ly/1Vc0ZZE|
|Monday||14 September||Llama llama search,Llama llama viewLlama llama red pajama
Topic Page for you: http://bit.ly/1Jkihwc
|Tuesday||15 September||Agatha Christie, by far the best-selling novelist of all time, was born this day in 1890 http://bit.ly/1lhAgNk|
|Wednesday||16 September||Rock out to this Geology Topic Page on this, National Rock Collecting Day: http://bit.ly/1K5aeJh|
|Thursday||17 September||Research on the open web can feel like falling into a black hole; stay out of the dark with Topic Pages like this: http://bit.ly/1EjVSCl|
|Friday||18 September||Everest starring Jake Gyllenhaal opens tonight. Scale the heights of scholarly info with this Topic Page http://bit.ly/1i3aWue|
|*Scroll down for Talk Like a Pirate Day tweets! Talk Like a Pirate Day is Saturday September 19th.|
|Monday||21 September||Relying on any other source for info about Benedict Arnold would be treasonous http://bit.ly/1EXChCL|
|Tuesday||22 September||It's Elephant Appreciation Day! Never forget to use trusted resources like these Topic Pages when doing research. http://bit.ly/1WTrLHX|
|Wednesday||23 September||It's the first day of autumn, a great opportunity to learn about Deciduous Forests: http://bit.ly/1MVRqg7|
|Thursday||24 September||With Arya Stark's likely retirement from Cockle selling, there may be a job for someone who knows their mollusks http://bit.ly/1NVq9HK|
|Friday||25 September||Sandra Day O'Connor became 1st woman appointed to Supreme Court this day in 1981; now the court is 33% women. http://bit.ly/1qM25K6|
|Monday||28 September||Celebrating one of the most arbitrary benchmarks ever, Ted Williams was the last man to hit .400 this day in 1941: http://bit.ly/1mA5DfN|
|Tuesday||29 September||Stay classy with this Classicism Topic Page: http://bit.ly/1NIMmdZ|
|Wednesday||30 September||Propel your research with high-octane sources like this Jet Propulsion Topic Page: http://bit.ly/1U7mmhB|
International Talk Like A Pirate Day is Saturday September 19th!
- What do pirates do first when they encounter a circle in geometry class? They solve for RRRRRRRR http://bit.ly/1vpRD23
- Why do Pirates take so long to learn the alphabet? They spend years at "C" http://bit.ly/1U7mtcV
- How do Cartesian Pirates know they exist? They think therefore they arrrrrrrr http://bit.ly/VPKicE
- What policy does the pirate community endorse for reducing greenhouse gas emissions? Carrrrr-bon Tax! http://bit.ly/1MOTTqX
- What did the pirate call those plotting against him? Avast Conspiracy! http://bit.ly/1AXfE0A
- Pirates' favorite physicist? Planck, of course! http://bit.ly/1wHRokl Robert Hooke comes in a distant 2nd...
School Bus: Public Domain
Pandora-1879.jpg, By Dante Gabriel Rossetti [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pandora-1879.jpg
Blackbeard in Smoke and Flame.jpg, By Frank E. Schoonover (1877–1972) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blackbeard_in_Smoke_and_Flame.jpg
Elephants: Public Domain