February Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 2/1/18 1:35 PM

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries

Is leveling up your library's social media game one of your New Year's resolutions? One of the best ways to engage followers to is to provide a consistent stream of fun/useful content. Understanding that libraries don't always have the time to generate all of the content they'd like, we're here to help! 

Below you will find daily posts, all under Twitter’s 280-character limit, that you can copy/paste at your leisure, each linking to a Topic Page, which, for Credo Online Reference Services 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.

1 February
Lets all raise a magnifying glass to cheers the Oxford Dictionary, which debuted this day in 1884! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/oxford_english_dictionary 

2 February
Ready for the big game Sunday? Read up on the history of the Super Bowl with this Topic Page: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/super_bowl 

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5 February
The forecast for National Weatherperson's Day is scholarly with a chance of Topic Pages: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/meteorology 

6 February
February is Black History Month! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/african_americans 

7 February
We have a flock of bird-related Topic Pages for February, which is celebrated by some as National Bird Feeding Month: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/bird 

8 February
Happy Birthday Jules Verne, a writer in a league all his own! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/jules_verne_1828_1905 

9 February
Youth Culture is a relatively new concept. See its evolving history with this Topic Page: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/youth_culture 

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12 February
Happy birthday to the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/lincoln_abraham_1809_1865 

13 February
Organized Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans date back to 1857. The first parade consisted of 2 floats. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/mardi_gras 

14 February
Happy Valentines Day, a great day for conducting research on the heart: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/heart 

15 February
In one of humanity's last chess victories over the machines, this week in 1996 Garry Kasparov defeated Deep Blue: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/kasparov_gary_1963 

16 February
Happy Chinese New Year! This is the year of the dog. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/chinese_new_year 



19 February
Happy birthday, Copernicus, the scientist who would redefine humanity's understanding of Earth's place in the universe. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/copernicus_nicolaus_1473_1543 

20 February
It's Love Your Pet Day! Share this Catnip Topic Page with your feline friend: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/catnip 

21 February
One of the civil rights movement's most controversial figures, Malcolm X was assassinated on this day in 1965. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/malcolm_x_1925_1965 

22 February
It's been 21 years since we learned about the cloning of Dolly the sheep. Just this year Chinese scientists announced the first successful cloning of a primate: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/cloning 

23 February
With The Walking Dead returning this Sunday, we thought it was a good time to fill up our brains with information on zombies: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/zombies 


26 February
It's Tell a Fairy Tale Day! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/fairy_tales 

27 February
The Tasmanian capital city, once only famous for its zinc and devils, has now grown into a thriving cultural center https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/hobart 

28 February
Paradise Lost? Find its Topic Page (and full synopsis) here: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/paradise_lost 

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