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|
|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