Social Media Content for Libraries

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 9/26/19 2:19 PM

Customer Success, Social Media for Libraries

 

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.

1 October
Did you know that Kafka, Rosa Parks, and Jane Goodall were all vegetarians? Happy #WorldVegetarianDay!
https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/vegetarianism 

2 October
Today is the International Day of Nonviolence. Read up on the history of pacifism with this Topic Page from Credo: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/pacifism 

3 October
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among U.S. women. Learn more about this health issue for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with this Topic Page: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/breast_cancer

4 October
It's World Animal Day, a great time to read up on the fight for animal rights: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/animal_rights 

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7 October
October is LGBT History Month! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/lgbt 

8 October
It's a great time of the year to study up on seminal horror films that defined the genre: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/horror_films 

9 October
October is Information Literacy Awareness Month! Learn more about this critical 21st century skill: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/information_literacy 

10 October
Tired: "Technically, it's called Frankenstein's Monster"
Wired: "As a ward of its creator, legally his last name is probably Frankenstein too."
https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/frankenstein_or_the_modern_prometheus 

11 October
There's a lot at stake when one squares off against a vampire. Make sure you're up to speed on how to spot and fight the undead: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/vampires 

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14 October
Separate the myths from the facts about Columbus Day with the scholarly resources found here: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/columbus_christopher_1451_1506 

15 October
It's National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Learn more about how this 21st century epidemic has grown increasingly sophisticated and widespread in recent years. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/cybercrime 

16 October
Happy Dictionary Day! A great time to look up the man who helped shape the American vocabulary, Noah Webster: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/webster_noah_1758_1843 

17 October
Squirrel Awareness Month is a good excuse to distract yourself with a deep dive into flying squirrels, who can launch themselves 100 feet through the air. At night. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/flying_squirrel 

18 October
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a rare example of a work almost equally beloved in both its novel and film versions. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/one_flew_over_the_cuckoo_s_nest 

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21 October
One thing to love about Hermione Granger is that she was magical and STILL did research the right way. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/witchcraft 

22 October
The World Series is the longest-running national American sports contest. Who do you like in tonight's game? https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/world_series_baseball 

23 October
The World Series is the longest-running national American sports contest. Who do you like in tonight's game? https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/world_series_baseball 

24 October
UN Day celebrates the entry into force of the United Nations Charter on this day in 1945. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/united_nations 

25 October
The Mongol invasions of the 13th century aren't usually associated with culinary fare, however the Khan's hordes are believed to have introduced Europeans to pasta. Happy #PastaDay! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/pasta 

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28 October
The first known pizzeria in the US was established by Italian bakers in New York around 1902, but was considered "foreign" food until the 1950's. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/pizza 

29 October
Need some last minute inspiration for your Halloween costume? Try this Topic Page on Cryptozoology, the study of "hidden animals": https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/cryptozoology 

30 October
Jane Austen's debut novel, Sense and Sensibility, was published on this day in 1811. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/austen_jane_1775_1817 

31 October
Halloween had almost been forgotten in America until an influx of Irish and Scottish immigrants in the mid-19th century brought new enthusiasm for the party. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/halloween 


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