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.
|Monday||1 February||Lets all raise a magnifying glass to cheers the Oxford Dictionary, which debuted this day in 1884! http://credo.link/tpoed|
|Tuesday||2 February||Sciophobia is a fear of shadows, a topic of interest to Punxsutawney Phil #groundhogday http://credo.link/tpfea|
|Wednesday||3 February||We're tickled to learn it's Elmo's birthday! Celebrate with this Monsters Topic Page: http://credo.link/tpmns|
|Thursday||4 February||Facebook launched this day in 2004, eliminating the need for traditional face-based communication http://credo.link/tpfb|
|Friday||5 February||Check out Credo’s Superb Owl Topic Page: http://credo.link/tpowl|
|Monday||8 February||Happy Birthday Jules Verne, a writer in a league all his own! http://credo.link/tpjvn|
|Tuesday||9 February||Credo’s Mardi Gras Topic Page will show you all kinds of great scholarly content, no beads required. http://credo.link/tpmgs|
|Wednesday||10 February||The name means 'dread nothing' but there was plenty to fear in the Dreadnought battleship launched this day in 1906 http://credo.link/tpbts|
|Thursday||11 February||Nelson Mandela was released from prison 25 years ago today. Learn all about this inspirational leader: http://credo.link/tpnml|
|Friday||12 February||TheWalkingDead returns Sunday! For sources with more integrity than Alexandria's walls, read Credo's Topic Page: http://credo.link/tpzmb|
|Monday||15 February||Presidents Day sales are OK, but great resources like this Lincoln TopicPage are a good value all year long! http://credo.link/tpal16|
|Tuesday||16 February||An odyssey of epic proportions awaits you on Credo’s Trojan War TopicPage: http://credo.link/tptjw|
|Wednesday||17 February||After a brief pupal stage, Madame Butterfly debuted this day in 1904. Read up on its creator, Giacomo Puccini: http://credo.link/tpgpu|
|Thursday||18 February||Since its discovery in 1930, Pluto has only completed about 1/3 of its orbit around the Sun http://credo.link/tpplu|
|Friday||19 February||Happy Birthday Copernicus! Here's a Topic Page revolving around his life and accomplishments: http://credo.link/tpcop|
|Monday||22 February||We cannot tell a lie: today is George Washington's birthday. http://credo.link/tpgws|
|Tuesday||23 February||When ranking things Americans remember, The Maine! is 2nd only to The Alamo! http://credo.link/tpsaw|
|Wednesday||24 February||99yrs ago today international note-passing reached new drama with presentation of Zimmerman Note to US ambassador: http://credo.link/tpwwi|
|Thursday||25 February||Renoir was arrested as a spy, but was saved thanks to a good 'impression' he'd made with some influential people http://credo.link/tppar|
|Friday||26 February||It's International Tell a Fairy Tale Day! http://credo.link/tpfolk|
|Monday||29 February||A history of leap years, from our Calendar Topic Page: http://credo.link/tpcal|
Marmot On Boulder, Public Domain from Public Domain Pictures http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=102764&picture=marmot-on-boulder
HMS Dreadnought 1906 H63596.jpg, By not stated [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HMS_Dreadnought_1906_H63596.jpg
Washington Crossing the Delaware, Emanuel Leutze [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Washington_Crossing_the_Delaware_by_Emanuel_Leutze,_MMA-NYC,_1851.jpg
FAIRY TALE (FAIRY TALE OF KINGS), Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mikalojus_Konstantinas_Ciurlionis_-_FAIRY_TALE_(FAIRY_TALE_OF_KINGS)_-_1909.jpg