Libraries and Social Media: Follow a Library Day

Today’s post is a guest piece from David Green about a twitter campaign called #followalibrary Day. David is a proud Children’s and Youth Librarian in a Public Library. He blogs about libraries, learning and other loves at You can follow him on twitter as @dpgreen. Join Us for #followalibrary Day on October 1st! Are you […]

Libraries and social media: a Pinterest roundup

    In the search for bits and pieces about Libraries and Social Media for this week’s discussion topic, I came across this very nice use of Pinterest – a social media tool in itself. This board has been pinned with lots of examples of the way libraries are using social media and is worth a […]

Discussion topic: Libraries and social media

Social media can be considered as part of just about every other discussion topic we have ever had here at the ILN. For example, we’ve talked here about censorship. Consider the way social media has allowed us to see and hear stories we might otherwise have not been able to, if we were relying on traditional […]

Volunteer with us: The ILN is looking for a social media coordinator

We’ve had some great success with sharing the responsibility for promoting the ILN with our Country Coordinator network and we’d now like to expand our group of volunteers by bringing a Social Media Coordinator into our team. The ILN social media coordinator will be responsible for managing the ILN social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The coordinator will […]

2014 Library Resolutions: Karen du Toit

Karen du Toit, from Johannesburg, South Africa.  Today’s post was originally posted over at Karen’s blog, Karen’s mobile 23 things.   The International Librarians Network suggested a New Year’s resolution as point of discussion for the ILN network partners in the monthly discussions. 1. What is one new thing you want to start doing in 2014? I […]