June Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Credo on 5/26/16 2:39 PM

Customer Success, Social Media, Uncategorized

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 June Happy birthday Sgt. Pepper! The famous Beatles album was released this day in 1967 http://credo.link/tpbtl
Thursday 2 June The radio was patented 120 years ago today! (@JoeBiden might call this anniversary a "big FM deal") http://credo.link/tprdo
Friday 3 June Santa Cruz banned rock music this day in 1956. Celebrate the anniversary with this Topic Page on squares: http://credo.link/tpsq  
Monday 6 June Today marks the 72nd anniversary of D-Day. Read more about Operation Overlord: http://credo.link/tpddy
Tuesday 7 June Get starstruck learning about history's most famous astonomers: http://credo.link/tpamy
Wednesday 8 June Something strange in your neighborhood you'd like to research? Start with our ghosts Topic Page: http://credo.link/tpghs
Thursday 9 June The other famous Donald (Duck, that is), celebrates his 82nd birthday today! http://credo.link/tpdck
Friday 10 June No need to fly a kite like Ben Franklin did this day in 1752 to study electricity. Just click on this Topic Page http://credo.link/tpecy
Monday 13 June Alexander was wounded 8 times, but in the end it may have been food poisoning that killed him, this day in 323 BCE http://credo.link/tpatg
Tuesday 14 June Happy birthday Harriet Beecher Stowe! Learn more about her most enduring work, Uncle Tom's Cabin: http://credo.link/tphbs
Wednesday 15 June Baron's Rights took a huge step forward with the Magna Carta, sealed this day in 1215 http://credo.link/tpmgc
Thursday 16 June In a huge win for both amusement and metaphorical clarity, America's 1st roller coaster opened this day in 1884 http://credo.link/tpapk
Friday 17 June Benjamin Rush was not only a founding father, he's also considered the father of American medicine http://credo.link/tpbjr
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Monday 20 June Hotline Brink: This day in 1963 the US and USSR agreed to establish a hotline to help prevent a nuclear war http://credo.link/tpdet
Tuesday 21 June Which learning style suits you best? http://credo.link/tplst
Wednesday 22 June Cattle farming has many challenges, especially in mountainous regions where the steaks are high http://credo.link/tpctl
Thursday 23 June The first commercial typewriter was invented in 1867 and wrote in ALL CAPS. The shift key came a decade later: http://credo.link/tptyp
Friday 24 June Napoleon famously lost at Waterloo, but the Russian invasion he embarked on this day in 1812 didn't go well either http://credo.link/tpnap  
Monday 27 June A Topic Page on perceptions of aesthetic harmony, proportion, and unity? It's a beautiful thing: http://credo.link/tpbty
Tuesday 28 June Happy Paul Bunyan Day! For all things folklore, check out this Topic Page: http://credo.link/tpfolk
Wednesday 29 June Happy 9th birthday to the iPhone, which debuted this day in 2007. http://credo.link/tpiph
Thursday 30 June This Mentoring Topic Page will take you under its wing as you conduct your research: http://credo.link/tpmrg



1944 NormandyLST clean.jpg, By Chief Photographer's Mate (CPHOM) Robert F. Sargent, U.S. Coast Guard [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Theophilos Chatzimichail - Alexander the Great, about 1900 - Athens, National Historical Museum.jpg, Theophilos Chatzimichail [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

John, Magna Carta.jpg, By unknown, held by The Granger Collection, New York (Britannica.com) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Bunyan Laughead.jpg, By William B. Laughead [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons