Posts Tagged ‘announcements’

The State Library of Victoria (@Library_Vic), located in Melbourne, Australia, has a very active Twitter feed, mainly peppered with individual interactions. While I’ve already discussed the pros and cons of this particular use of Twitter by libraries, the sheer number of tweets of this nature show that this library is using Twitter very successfully to […]


The UBC library’s Twitter feed (@ubclibrary) is not accessible from the main library page, but is very obvious and easily found on the “About Us” page. Much like VPL’s, this feed offers quite a few links to external articles and news items from around the internet that might be of interest to followers. Something I […]


Image by Brandon Godfrey on Flickr The Vancouver Public Library (@VPL), like the other Public Libraries examined so far, has a fairly diverse use of its Twitter feed. Much like the GVPL, there is a certain amount of individual interaction, and much like the RDPL they use it to highlight features of the library or […]


The librarians in charge of the Twitter feed at the Red Deer Public Library (@rdpl) in Alberta are fairly prolific, with several posts each day. Topics range across things like announcements about upcoming events, highlighting features of the catalogue or the library services, to tying in collections to current events or occasions, as well as […]


The Greater Victoria Public Library uses their Twitter account (@gvpl) to connect with users in a variety of ways. They use it to make reminders about upcoming events and annouce general library news. It has been used to promote April as poetry month, not only announcing events but recommending particular poems every couple of days. […]