Posts Tagged ‘collection fishing’

The Smithsonian Libraries Twitter feed (@SILibraries), feed of the “The world’s largest museum library”, as the description says, is used in a similar way to that of Library and Archives Canada, mainly as a collection discovery tool. I think this is fairly common for special libraries connected with museums or archives to use Twitter in […]


Library and Archives Canada (@LibraryArchives) uses its twitter feed primarily as a discovery tool, posting frequent “#collection fishing” tweets with links to images pulled from the archives. They are often thematically linked to timely events occuring, like this one from April 4, “Making #maple syrup at the #sugarshack, a traditional Canadian#spring activity!  goo.gl/uxprM goo.gl/VxHd6“, linking to the following image: The […]