Conferences and Events: Online Events

There are an increasing number of conferences and professional development events being held on the web. Whilst less traditional than face-to-face events, online events can be a lot more accessible. Many online conferences are free (or at least inexpensive) and are ‘attended’ over the internet, allowing for people to participate from all around the world. Time […]

MapBox: What does 6 billion tweets look like?

 Eric Fisher from Mapbox has been tracking geotagged tweets for 3 and a half years and has produced this incredible map of where in the world twitter activities are coming from: There are about 10 million public geotagged tweets every day, which is about 120 per second, up from about 3 million a day when […]

Octothorpe, or the history of the hashtag

Twitter has played an important role in the history of the ILN, it was the first social network we used with the program and continues to form an important tool for real time conversations for librarians from around the globe. So I was intrigued to listen this week to a podcast talking about the hashtag and it’s […]

Conferences and events: Tweet-ups

Today’s post comes from ILN Program Coordinator Kate Byrne. What is a tweet up?  One of my favourite types of library events is the ‘Tweet-up’, a informal sub-event that happens alongside many conferences or more formal events. For those unfamiliar with the term, a tweet-up is simply an opportunity to meet IRL (in real life) […]

ILN Twitter Chat tomorrow!

Join the ILN for the next ILN Twitter chat tomorrow! The topic for this chat is Conferences and Events Tuesday 4 November 8:00-9:00 pm AEST (GMC +10) To participate just sign into Twitter at the scheduled time and follow us @interlibnet and use the hashtag #interlibnet Please note: All times and dates listed here are […]

ILN Twitter Chat tomorrow

The first ILN Twitter chat for round 3 is tomorrow! Join us for a discussion around technology in libraries. Wednesday 1 October 2014 8:30-9:30 am AEST (GMC +10) To participate all you have to do is sign onto Twitter at the scheduled times, follow us at @interlibnet and use our hashtag #interlibnet. Please note: All […]

ILN Twitter Chat coming soon

The first ILN Twitter chat for round 3 is just 4 days away! Join us for a discussion around technology in libraries. Wednesday 1 October 2014 8:30-9:30 am AEST (GMC +10) To participate all you have to do is sign onto Twitter at the scheduled times, follow us at @interlibnet and use our hashtag #interlibnet. […]

ILN Twitter Chat one week away

The first ILN Twitter chat for round 3 is one week away! Join us for a discussion around technology in libraries. Wednesday 1 October 2014 8:30-9:30 am AEST (GMC +10) To participate all you have to do is sign onto Twitter at the scheduled times, follow us at @interlibnet and use our hashtag #interlibnet. Please […]