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 Battle of Gettysburg, the largest battle fought in North America, ended on this day in 1863. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/battle_of_gettysburg
While the 4th of July has long been celebrated in the US, it didn't become a federal holiday until 1941. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/independence_day_united_states
July is National Ice Cream Month! Get the scoop on the history and science of this frozen confectionery: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/ice_cream
"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." Happy birthday to the 14th Dalai Lama! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/tenzin_gyatso_dalai_lama
Finding new approaches to study aging is a research topic that will never get old: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/aging
Happy birthday to famed short story author and Nobel laureate Alice Munro! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/munro_alice_1931
E.B. White knew how to celebrate a birthday with elements of style. He was born this day 1899! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/white
When the relationship between multiple food chains is shown, it's called a food web: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/food_chain
The first football World Cup kicked off in Uruguay 87 yrs ago today. The home team beat Argentina in the final 4-2. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/world_cup
This day in 1798 the 1st Sedition Act became federal law. Learn about all things censorship with this Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/censorship
Disneyland opened this day, 1955. If you find amusement parks amusing, take this Topic Page for a ride: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/amusement_park
Some say Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Actually, it was after the fire that his most nefarious deeds took place: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/nero
This day in 1799, the Rosetta Stone was found, allowing linguists to translate the 604 Egyptian hieroglyphic symbols http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/hieroglyphic
Does the moon revolve around Earth? It's more accurate to say both revolve around their common center of mass: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/moon
Get your research cooking with Topic Pages like this: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/cooking
At any time 1% of Earth's water is in the water cycle, transitioning between vapor, liquid, dew, ice, or cloud. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/water_cycle
Ever wondered, What is Cricket? This Topic Page explains the rules and history of this popular international sport: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/cricket
Happy birthday FBI, established this day in 1908. Investigate its origins further with this Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/federal_bureau_of_investigation
Inoculate yourself against bad sources by starting your research on measles with this Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/measles
Perk up your research by starting with Topic Pages like this one on Coffee: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/coffee
Happy birthday J.K. Rowling! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/rowling_j_oanne_k_athleen_1965