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.
|The oldest US nature reserve, Yellowstone National Park, was established 145 years ago today: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/yellowstone_national_park|
|Happy National Reading Day! Learn about the cognitive process of reading with this Topic Page: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/reading|
|March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. For info on all things metamorphosis, check out this Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/metamorphosis|
|A true Renaissance Man, Michelangelo was born Caprese this day, 1475 http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/buonarroti_michelangelo_1475_1564|
|SCOTUS took the 5th Amendment… and used it to negate the Missouri Compromise in infamous Dred Scott decision http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/dred_scott_decision|
|March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. Learn more about MS: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/multiple_sclerosis|
|Multi-continental namesake, explorer Amerigo Vespucci was born #OTD 1454 https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/vespucci_amerigo_1451_1512|
|Harriet Tubman, dubbed the Moses of her people, freed 300+ slaves & managed to do it without a single 40-year detour http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/tubman_harriet_1821_1913|
|Don’t wait for the buzzer to start your research on Basketball. Pre-game with background info like this Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/basketball|
|It’s Pi Day! While its exact value cannot be computed, Pi has now been calculated to 2.6 trillion digits. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/pi|
|Beware the Ides of March!
|Get an “A” on your Scarlett Letter essay with sources like this Topic Page. The novel was published #OTD 1850. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/scarlet_letter|
|No new stationary required. Distant cousins Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt married this day in 1905. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/roosevelt_eleanor_1884_1962|
|Winter is coming… to an end. Celebrate the 1st day of spring with this sunny Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/sun|
|The 1st Tweet was sent 11 years ago today! Learn about Twitter’s early days with this Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/twitter|
|Did you know March is Brain Injury Awareness Month? http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/human_brain|
|Slang is an ever-present facet of linguistics, even if it’s always changing. Learn more about all things vernacular: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/slang|
|Resources like this Houdini topic page can help get you out of some tight situations when conducting research: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/houdini_harry_1874_1926|
|Read up on poet and amateur trip advisor Robert Frost with our TopicPage: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/frost_robert_1874_1963|
|Following disaster at Three Mile Island this day, 1979, the US built no more nuclear fission reactors until 2012 http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/nuclear_reactor|
|This Drawing topic page sketches out a history of the art form: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/drawing|
|Van Gogh was born this day, 1853! He was a lay preacher to Belgian coal miners before painting. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/van_gogh_vincent_1853_1890|
|Happy Birthday Rene Descartes, who shaped geometry in ways still in use today. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/descartes_ren%C3%A9_1596_1650|