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= Introduction =
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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
 
Microblogging is the use of specialized blog software to create short posts. Some services allow posts to be sent via SMS (texting), instant messaging, third-party applications, as well as from a web interface. Like [[Blogs]], microblogs typically generate an [[RSS]] feed, allowing content to be published and widely distributed.
 
Microblogging is the use of specialized blog software to create short posts. Some services allow posts to be sent via SMS (texting), instant messaging, third-party applications, as well as from a web interface. Like [[Blogs]], microblogs typically generate an [[RSS]] feed, allowing content to be published and widely distributed.
 
=== Further Info on Microblogging ===
 
* Common Craft. [http://www.commoncraft.com/Twitter "Twitter in Plain English."] Video. 5 March 2008. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micro-blogging "Micro-blogging."] ''Wikipedia''. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
 
* Tropea, John. [http://libraryclips.blogsome.com/2008/02/05/how-i-use-the-various-micro-blogging-services/ "How I Use the Various Micro-blogging Services." ''Library Clips''.] 5 February 2008. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
 
  
 
== Microblogging Services ==
 
== Microblogging Services ==
 
* [http://www.jaiku.com/ Jaiku]
 
* [http://www.jaiku.com/ Jaiku]
* [http://pownce.com Pownce]
 
 
* [http://www.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]
 
* [http://www.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]
* [http://www.twitter.com Twitter]
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* [[Twitter]]
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* [http://identi.ca/ Identi.ca]
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== Further Info on Microblogging ==
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* Common Craft. [http://www.commoncraft.com/Twitter "Twitter in Plain English."] Video. 5 March 2008. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
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* Brown, Lindy [http://lis5313.ci.fsu.edu/wiki/index.php/Twittering_Libraries Twittering Libraries] article written fall 2008 LIS 5313 course by a MLIS student at Florida State University's College of Information
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micro-blogging "Micro-blogging."] ''Wikipedia''. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
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* Tropea, John. [http://libraryclips.blogsome.com/2008/02/05/how-i-use-the-various-micro-blogging-services/ "How I Use the Various Micro-blogging Services." ''Library Clips''.] 5 February 2008. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
  
== Uses of Microblogging in Libraries ==
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= Microblogging in Libraries =
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== Uses ==
 
=== Publicity ===
 
=== Publicity ===
* [http://twitter.com/alscblog ALSC]
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* [http://twitter.com/aadl Ann Arbor District Library] Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
* [http://twitter.com/cglibrary Case Grande Public Library] Case Grande, Arizona, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/aclalibraries ACLA Libraries]Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
* [http://twitter.com/Cleveland_PL Cleveland Public Library] Cleveland, OH, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/adalib Ada Community Library] Ada County, Idaho, USA
* [http://twitter.com/askundergrad University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Undergraduate Library] Illinois, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/alscblog ALSC] Association of Library Service to Children (a division of the American Library Association)
* [http://twitter.com/yalescilib Yale Science Libraries]
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* [http://twitter.com/BALTeenZone Barrington Area Library] Barrington, IL USA
* [http://twitter.com/yalsa YALSA]
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* [http://twitter.com/bcrlib BCR Library] Denver, Colorado USA
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* [http://twitter.com/bpl Birmingham Public Library] Birmingham, Alabama USA
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* [http://twitter.com/CamasLibrary Camas Library] Camus, Washington USA
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* [http://twitter.com/cglibrary Casa Grande Public Library] Case Grande, Arizona, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/Cleveland_PL Cleveland Public Library] Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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* [http://coastalbendlrc.tumblr.com Coastal Bend College Library] Beeville, Texas, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/danburylibrary Danbury Library] Danbury, Conneticut USA
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* [http://twitter.com/dubcilib Dublin City Libraries] Dublin, Ireland
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* [http://twitter.com/AccessMyLibrary Farmington Hills Library] Farmington Hills, MI USA
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* [http://twitter.com/fresnoteens Fresno County Public Library Teens] Fresno County, CA USA
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* [http://twitter.com/grpl Grand Rapids Public Library] Grand Rapids, MI USA
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* [http://twitter.com/grplteens Grand Rapids Public Library Teens] Grand Rapids, MI USA
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* [http://twitter.com/hcpl Henry County Library] Eminence, KY USA
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* [http://twitter.com/hubbell Hubbell Library] New Orleans, Lousiana US
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* [http://twitter.com/houstonlibrary Houston Library] Houston, Texas, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/KCPubLibrary Kansas City Public Library] Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/LibraryJournal Library Journal] Library Journal
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* [http://twitter.com/lesterpublic Lester Public Library] Two Rivers, Wisconsin USA
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* [http://twitter.com/LPI_Library Lunar and Planetary Institute Library] Houston, Texas, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/LISNews LIS News] LIS News
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* [http://twitter.com/manchlibrary Manchester Library] Manchester, NH, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/MCLS Monroe County Library System] Rochester, NY USA
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* [http://twitter.com/mrrl Missouri River Regional Library], Cole and Osage Counties, Missouri, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/NYLA_1890 New York Library Association] New York, NY USA
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* [http://twitter.com/bobstlibrary New York University Libraries (Bobst)] New York, NY USA
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* [http://twitter.com/nsls  North Surburban Library System] Wheeling, IL USA
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* [http://twitter.com/NEIULibrary Northeastern Illinois University] Chicago, Illinois, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/ntlibrarykids North Towanda Public Library] North Towanda, NY USA
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* [http://twitter.com/FRGML Fox River Grove Library] Fox River Grove, IL USA
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* [http://twitter.com/FreeLibraryPHL Philadelphia Free Public Library]Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
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* [http://twitter.com/provlib Providence Public Library]Providence, Rhode Island USA
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* [http://twitter.com/nlb Public Libraries Singapore], Singapore
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* [http://twitter.com/ala_rusa ALA RUSA] ALA RUSA
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* [http://twitter.com/sfpl Sante Fe Public Library] Santa Fe, New Mexico USA
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* [http://twitter.com/sljournal School Library Journal] School Library Journal
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* [http://twitter.com/skokielibrary Skokie Library] Skokie, IL USA
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* [http://twitter.com/ucblibraries Norlin Library], University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/askundergrad University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Undergraduate Library] Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/VPL Vancover Public Library]Vancover, CA
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* [http://twitter.com/MyCityLibrary West Palm Beach Public Libraries] West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/westmontlibrary Westmont Library] Westmont, IL USA
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* [http://twitter.com/WSPLEvents West Springfield Public Library] West Springfield, MA USA
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* [http://twitter.com/yalescilib Yale Science Libraries] Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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* [http://twitter.com/yalsa YALSA] Young Adult Library Services Association (a division of the American Library Association)
  
 
=== Reference ===
 
=== Reference ===
 
* [http://twitter.com/NLC_Reference Nebraska Library Commission]
 
* [http://twitter.com/NLC_Reference Nebraska Library Commission]
  
=== Further Info on Microblogging and Libraries ===
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== Further Info on Microblogging and Libraries ==
* Braun, Linda W. [http://pdfs.voya.com/VO/YA2/VOYA200712tag_team_tech.pdf Snack Sized Blogging] '''VOYA'''. December 2007. Retrieved April 8 2008.
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* Braun, Linda W. [http://pdfs.voya.com/VO/YA2/VOYA200712tag_team_tech.pdf "Snack Sized Blogging"] ''VOYA''. December 2007. Retrieved 8 April 2008.
 
* Francoeur, Stephen. [http://www.teachinglibrarian.org/weblog/2007/05/reference-services-and-twitter.html "Reference Services and Twitter."] ''Digital Reference''. 2 May 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
 
* Francoeur, Stephen. [http://www.teachinglibrarian.org/weblog/2007/05/reference-services-and-twitter.html "Reference Services and Twitter."] ''Digital Reference''. 2 May 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
* Murphy, Joe. [http://eprints.rclis.org/archive/00012752/ Better Practices From the Field: Micro-Blogging for Science & Technology Libraries] (2008) ''Science & Technology Libraries'' 28(4).
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* Kroski, Ellysa [http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6573999.html "All a Twitter: Want to Try Microblogging?"] 'School Library Journal'. July 2008. Retrieved October 28, 2008
* Rethlefsen, Melissa. [http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6453427.html "Product Pipeline." ''Library Journal netConnect'' 15 July 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
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* Murphy, Joe. [http://eprints.rclis.org/archive/00012752/ "Better Practices from the Field: Micro-Blogging for Science and Technology Libraries."] Preprint of article published in ''Science and  Technology Libraries'' 28.4 (2008). Retrieved 8 April 2008.
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* Rethlefsen, Melissa. [http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6453427.html "Product Pipeline."] ''Library Journal netConnect'' 15 July 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
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* Scott, Jeff [http://gathernodust.blogspot.com/2007/04/twitter-update-or-how-i-was-able-to.html "Twitter Update or How I was able to exploit the latest social networking site without even trying"] 'Gather No Dust'. April 2007. Retrieved October 28, 2008.
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* Trainor, Cindy. [http://citegeist.com/?p=393 "The Tweet Heard Round the World."] ''Citegeist''. 2 March 2008. Retrieved 9 March 2008.
 
* WebJunction. [http://webjunction.org/do/DisplayContent?id=17518&source=rss "Twitter and the Missouri River Regional Library."] ''WebJunction''. 31 July 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
 
* WebJunction. [http://webjunction.org/do/DisplayContent?id=17518&source=rss "Twitter and the Missouri River Regional Library."] ''WebJunction''. 31 July 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
  
== See Also ==
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= See Also =
 
* [[Twitter]]
 
* [[Twitter]]
  
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[edit] Introduction

[edit] Definition

Microblogging is the use of specialized blog software to create short posts. Some services allow posts to be sent via SMS (texting), instant messaging, third-party applications, as well as from a web interface. Like Blogs, microblogs typically generate an RSS feed, allowing content to be published and widely distributed.

[edit] Microblogging Services

[edit] Further Info on Microblogging

[edit] Microblogging in Libraries

[edit] Uses

[edit] Publicity

[edit] Reference

[edit] Further Info on Microblogging and Libraries

[edit] See Also

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