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* National Library of Scotland [http://twitter.com/natlibscot natlibscot]
* National Library of Scotland [http://twitter.com/natlibscot natlibscot]
* Nebraska Library Commission [http://twitter.com/NLC_Reference NLC_Reference]
* Nebraska Library Commission [http://twitter.com/NLC_Reference NLC_Reference]
* New Canaan High School Library (Connecticut) [http://twitter.com/nchslmc]
* New Trier High School Library [http://twitter.com/newtrierlibrary newtrierlibrary]
* New Trier High School Library [http://twitter.com/newtrierlibrary newtrierlibrary]
* Norlin Library (Colorado) [http://twitter.com/ucblibraries ucblibraries]
* Norlin Library (Colorado) [http://twitter.com/ucblibraries ucblibraries]

Revision as of 09:07, 7 February 2011


Twitter is a free Microblogging service that allows you to compose blog posts of 140 characters or less via:

People may follow your posts via:

  • Twitter's web interface
  • SMS (text messages from your cell phone)
  • instant messaging (send messages from selected
  • third-party applications
  • in a feed reader (your posts generate a unique RSS feed)

Libraries using Twitter

I think it would be nice to have libraries tell how they use twitter, and thus share their best practices in stead of only mentioning that they use it.

  • Abilene Christian University, ACU Library (Texas) aculibrary
  • Ada Library (Idaho) adalib
  • Alaska State Library akstatelibrary
  • Albertsons Library (Boise State University - Idaho) BSULibrary
  • Allegheny County Libraries (Pennsylvania) aclalibraries
  • Al-Madinah International University Library (Malaysia) dlibmediu
  • Anderson County Library (South Carolina) andersonsclib
  • Ann Arbor District Library (Michigan) aadl
  • Arapahoe Library District Teens (Colorado) ald_teens
  • Arlington Heights Memorial Library (Illinois) ahml
  • Azusa City Library azcl
  • Barrington Area Library (Illinois) BALOver18
  • Barrington Area Library's Teen Zone (Illinois) BALTeenZone
  • Bibliotheek Vlissingen (Netherlands) Bibliotheek Vlissingen
  • Boise Public Library (Idaho) BoisePubLib
  • BibliOosterschelde (Netherlands) BibliOosterschelde
  • Binghamton University Libraries (New York) Binghamton U Library
  • Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) bpl
  • Bracebridge Public Library (Ontario) BracebridgePL
  • Bristol Public Library (Bristol, VA/TN) thebplibrary
  • Brunel University Library (London, UK) Brunel Library
  • Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (New York) buffalolibrary
  • Canton Public Library (Michigan)CantonLibrary
  • Capital Area District Library (Michigan) cadl
  • Casa Grande Library (Arizona) cglibrary
  • Charleston County Public Library (South Carolina) ChasLibrary
  • Chattahoochee Valley Libraries (Georgia) chatlibraries
  • CISTI - Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (Canada) cisti_icist
  • CISTI Lab (Canada) cistilab
  • Cita Dennis Hubbell Branch Library (Louisiana) hubbell
  • Cleveland Public Library (Ohio) Cleveland_PL
  • Coates Library, Trinity University (Texas) coateslibrary
  • College of St. Benedict (Minnesota) csbsjulibraries
  • Danbury (Connecticut) danburylibrary
  • Darien (CT) darienlibrary
  • Defiance Public Library (Ohio) defiancelibrary
  • DeKalb County Public Library (Georgia) dekalblibrary
  • Des Plaines Public Library (Illinois) DPPL
  • Des Plaines Public Library Business/Career Resource Ctr DPPLBusiness
  • Denver Public Library (Colorado) denverlibrary
  • Dongguk University Central Library (Seoul, South Korea) dongguklib / 동국대학교 중앙도서관 (한국)
  • Duke University Reference Dept. (North Carolina) askref
  • East Baton Rouge Parish Library (Louisiana) EBR Library
  • Edmonton Public Library (Alberta, Canada) EPLdotCA
  • Evanston Public Library (Illinois) evanstonpl
  • Evanston Public Library Teen Loft (Illinois) evanstonloft
  • Free Library of Philadelphia FreeLibrary
  • Fylde Libraries, Lancashire (UK) fyldelibraries
  • Gardendale Martha Moore Public Library (Alabama) gardendalelib
  • Grand Rapids Public Library (Michigan) grpl
  • Grand Rapids Public Library Teen Dept (Michigan) grplteens
  • Hamon Arts Library, Southern Methodist University (Texas) hamonarts
  • Hanyang University Library (Seoul, South Korea) hyulibrary / 한양대학교 백남학술정보관 (한국)
  • Harvard Law School Library (Massachusetts) hlslib
  • Harvard University Libraries (Massachusetts) harvard_library
  • Henry Country Library (Kentucky) hcpl
  • Hinsdale Public Library (Illinois) hinsdalelibrary
  • Homewood Public Library (Homewood, AL) WeKnowBooksETC
  • Jungseok Memorial Library, Inha University (Incheon, South Korea) jungseoklibrary / 인하대학교 정석학술정보관 (한국)
  • K-State Libraries (Kansas) kstatelibraries
  • Kansas City Public Library (Missouri) KCPubLibrary
  • Kenosha Public Library (Wisconsin) mykpl
  • Learn and Serve America's National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (California) NSLC
  • Lee County Library System (Southwest Florida)
  • Lancaster Libraries, Lancashire (UK) lancslibraries
  • Lawrence Technological University Library (Michigan) LTULib
  • Lester Public Library (Wisconsin) lesterpublic
  • Library and Archives at NASA CoLab in Second Life (California) CoLabLibrary
  • Library of Congress (Washington, DC) librarycongress
  • Lincoln Trail Libraries System (Champaign, IL) lincolntrail
  • Livermore Public Library (Livermore, CA) LivLibrary
  • Lunar and Planetary Institute Library (Texas) LPI_Library
  • Marathon County Public Library (MCPL) (Wisconsin) MCPL_Wausau Teenzone_Wausau
  • McNeese State University Library's Government Documents Department (Louisiana) MSUGovDocs
  • Michigan State University Libraries (Michigan) MSULibraries
  • Milwaukee Public Library (Wisconsin) MilwaukeePubLib
  • Missouri River Regional Library (Missouri) mrrl
  • Monroe County Public Library System (New York) MCLS
  • Maryland AskUsNow! askusnow
  • Miami Dade College Kendall Campus Library (Florida) SocratesTheCat
  • National Library of Korea (Seoul, South Korea) dibrary1004 / 국립중앙도서관 (한국)
  • National Library of Scotland natlibscot
  • Nebraska Library Commission NLC_Reference
  • New Canaan High School Library (Connecticut) [1]
  • New Trier High School Library newtrierlibrary
  • Norlin Library (Colorado) ucblibraries
  • North Suburban Library System nsls
  • North Tonawanda Public Library Children's Department(New York) ntlibrarykids
  • Northeastern Illinois University Ronald Williams Library neiulibrary
  • The Ohio State University
  • Orange County Library System (Florida) oclslibrary
  • Park Library, School of Journalism and Mass Communication @ UNC Chapel Hill JoMCParkLib
  • Park Ridge Public Library (Illinois), prpl
  • Paul Robeson Library (Rutgers, Camden), RobesonLibrary
  • Peace Palace Library, peacepalace
  • Penn State University Libraries, psulibs
  • Penrose Library, University of Denver (Colorado) dupenrose
  • Pikes Peak Library District (Colorado) ppld
  • Plymouth District Library (Michigan) PlymouthDL
  • POSTECH Library (Pohang, South Korea) postechlibrary / 포항공과대학교 청암학술정보관 (한국)
  • Providence Public Library (Rhode Island) provlib
  • Roanoke County Public Library (Virginia) RoCoPubLib
  • Rochester Public Library (Minnesota) RochPubLibrary
  • Roosevelt University Library (Illinois) rulibrary
  • Ryerson University Library and Archives (Canada) ryersonlibrary
  • Santa Fe Public Library sfpl
  • Skokie Public Library, skokielibrary
  • SLUB Sächsische Landesbibliothek Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek, Dresden, Germany SLUBDresden
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries SILibraries
  • South Carolina State Library, scstatelibrary
  • St. John's University (Minnesota) csbsjulibraries
  • The New York Public Library nypl
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College Library (Dryden, NY) tc3library
  • UIUC Undergraduate Library (Illinois) askundergrad
  • UIUC Music and Performing Arts Library (Illinois) mpaluiuc
  • UC Berkeley Data Lab ucdatalab
  • UC Berkeley Doe/Moffitt Technology Training (dmtech) dmtech
  • UMass Amherst Learning Commons umasslc
  • University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library UBHSL
  • University at Buffalo Libraries UBLibraries
  • University of Kansas Libraries at Edwards Campus
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Montevallo umlibrary
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNCLibrary
  • University of Texas at Arlington utalibrary
  • University of Texas at Austin utlibraries
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Anotnio(UTHSCSA) uthsclib
  • Vancouver Public Library (BC Canada) VPL
  • Washington-Centerville Public Library (Ohio) washcentlibrary
  • Washington State University Libraries (Washington) WSULibraries
  • West Springfield Public Library (Massachusetts) WSPLEvents
  • Woollahra Library and Information Service (Sydney, Aus) woollahra_lib
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Massachusetts) Gordon Library
  • Worthington Libraries (Ohio) worthingtonlib
  • Yale Science Libraries (Connecticut) yalescilib
  • YAMANAKAKO Public Library (Japan) lib-yamanakako / 山中湖情報創造館 (日本)
  • Yonsei University Library (Korea) Yonsei Library /연세대학교 (한국)
  • Zeeuwse Bibliotheek (Netherlands) Zeeuwse Bibliotheek

See also Library Twitter league with real time tracking of follower counts of over 500 official Library Twitter accounts.

Librarians Who Twitter

More Info on Twitter

See Also