Looking to up your library's social media game? 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.
February is Black History Month: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/african_americans
Facebook (rebranded from Facemash) was launched 15 years ago today to a select group of university communities. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/facebook_electronic_resource
"Gong hei fat choy," is a traditional Cantonese greeting for #ChineseNewYear. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/chinese_new_year
Monopoly the board game went on sale this day in 1935. Get inspired for a stroll down Boardwalk with this topic page on actual monopolies: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/monopoly
In the United Kingdom, February is LGBTQ History Month: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/lgbt
Happy birthday to legendary science fiction author Jules Verne, born this day in 1828: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/jules_verne_1828_1905
Happy national bird-feeding month! As you look out your window, remember that modern birds are descendants of theropods like the Velociraptor: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/velociraptor
Romance as a literary genre dates back to 13th century France: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/romance
Hankering for some star-crossed love in the lead up to Valentine's Day? Check out or Topic Page on Romeo and Juliet: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/romeo_and_juliet
Happy Valentine's Day! Learn about the holiday's roots in the Roman celebration of Lupercalia: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/valentine_s_day
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
Happy birthday to one of America's greatest living authors, Toni Morrison: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/morrison_toni_1931
On Copernicus's birthday, he acts like the world revolves around him: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/copernicus_nicolaus_1473_1543
It's Love Your Pet Day, a great time to research one of humanity's first domesticated animals: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/dog
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
Don't show up unprepared to your Oscar viewing party! Learn about the history and politics of this iconic award: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/academy_awards
Auguste Renoir was born on this day in 1841. Check out this masterpiece of a Topic Page: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/renoir_pierre_auguste_1841_1919
It's Tell a Fairy Tale Day! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/folklore
Happy birthday John Steinbeck, born on this day in 1902: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/steinbeck_john_1902_1968
Paradise Lost? Find its Topic Page (and full synopsis) here: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/paradise_lost