August Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 7/30/14 8:35 PM

Customer Success, Social Media, Social Media for Libraries, Topic Pages

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.

Day

Date

Post

Friday

1 August

Life's a rind; enjoy National Watermelon Day tomorrow! http://bit.ly/1tYo4Rs

A WWI US Navy Recruiting Poster  

Monday

4 August

The only thing more prolific than Friedrich Engels' writing was his mustache. http://bit.ly/1nGfdDw

Tuesday

5 August

If you dig using high-quality sources learn about #WWI, this Trench Warfare Topic Page is for you: http://bit.ly/1nSA0ET

Wednesday

6 August

At 18 years old today, 'Game of Thrones' is pretty much outliving the avg life expectancy in Westeros. http://bit.ly/Xcx6zF

Thursday

7 August

The study of ballistics involves more projectiles than a 1st grade classroom with a substitute teacher http://bit.ly/1tqmGJV

Friday

8 August

Excited for the new TMNT movie tonight but need info on their non-mutant turtle cousins? Try this Topic Page: http://bit.ly/1oIOnef

 Austro-Hungarian Forces v. Russian Cavalry  

Monday

11 August

Happy National Goat Cheese Month! #nokidding http://bit.ly/WMxCEL

Tuesday

12 August

Struggling to keep your head above water in a sea of information? You need Credo's Submarine TopicPage: http://bit.ly/1nGg9HW

Wednesday

13 August

What learning style best suits you? Learn about learning styles with this Topic Page: http://bit.ly/1nSAhrw

Thursday

14 August

Pop Quiz! What office were Lincoln and Douglas running for during their famous debates? http://bit.ly/1ppsVKi

Friday

15 August

Shipping shortcut and palindrome inspiration, the Panama Canal, celebrates its 100th birthday today! http://bit.ly/1klJ70d

Teddy Roosevelt at the Panama Canal  

Monday

18 August

The people of Roanoke Colony were many things, but detailed-message-leavers, they were not: http://bit.ly/1lbDQ6m

Tuesday

19 August

This day in 480 BCE a small group of Spartans made a giant stand at Thermopylae http://bit.ly/1qjRwPy #300

Wednesday

20 August

Back to School Checklist:

-#2 Pencil

-College-ruled Paper

-Lunch Box

-Credo Topic Pages: http://bit.ly/1nGgZ7I

Thursday

21 August

Party in the 100-Acre Wood! Christopher Robin celebrates a bday today (and yes, there was a real Christopher Robin): http://bit.ly/1oacCNi

Friday

22 August

History's most screenplay ready dynasty began this day in 1485 with a Tudor victory at Bosworth Field http://bit.ly/1k6ka8M

 Puppy!  

Monday

25 August

Want to study sin without relocating to Sin City? This Topic Page is anything but an abomination: http://bit.ly/UJMl17

Tuesday

26 August

Wishing everyone a tail-waggingly good National Dog Day! http://bit.ly/UAwcvd

Wednesday

27 August

This day in 1883 Krakatoa went off like Alec Baldwin on a paparazzo, sending debris 17 miles into the air http://bit.ly/1s2Sge0

Thursday

28 August

The only thing the tabloids love more than a royal wedding is a royal divorce. Charles & Diana split this day, 1996 http://bit.ly/XczqGX

Friday

29 August

If you're not celebrating Ingrid Bergman's BDay by reading her Topic Page, you'll regret it. Maybe not today... http://bit.ly/1lbF8hI

Images:

Dontreadhistorymakeit.jpg By James Montgomery Flagg. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FlaggDontReadHistoryMakeIt.jpg

An engagement in Hungary between an Austro-Hungarian force and Russian cavalry.jpg, By various (The Illustrated War News, Number 15, Nov. 18, 1914) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:An_engagement_in_Hungary_between_an_Austro-Hungarian_force_and_Russian_cavalry.jpg

Roosevelt and the Canal.JPG, By Not given [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Roosevelt_and_the_Canal.JPG

Puggle puppy.jpg, By Jennagu (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Puggle_puppy.jpg?fastcci_from=551818