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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 ==
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* [http://www.twitter.com Twitter]
 
* [http://www.twitter.com Twitter]
  
== Uses of Microblogging in Libraries ==
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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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* [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.
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= Microblogging in Libraries =
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== Uses ==
 
=== Publicity ===
 
=== Publicity ===
 
* [http://twitter.com/alscblog ALSC] Association of Library Service to Children
 
* [http://twitter.com/alscblog ALSC] Association of Library Service to Children
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* [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 8 April 2008.
 
* 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.
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* 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]]
  
 
[[Category:Technology]]
 
[[Category:Technology]]

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Introduction =

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 Services

Further Info on Microblogging

Microblogging in Libraries

Uses

Publicity

Reference

Further Info on Microblogging and Libraries

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