Daily Archives: December 23, 2008

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Congrats to Dr. Margaret Lincoln!

http://alfocus.ala.org/videos/i-love-my-librarian-award-ceremony Ten winners of the inaugural Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award were recognized at a ceremony hosted by the New York Times December 9. The award, administered by the ALA’s Public Information Office and the Campaign for America’s Libraries, recognizes public, school, and college librarians for service to their communities, schools, and campuses. Among the ten is my dear colleague and fellow UNT doctoral graduate: Margaret “Gigi” Lincoln, Library Media Specialist, Lakeview High School, Battle Creek, Michigan Checkout the video! A big congrats to Gigi! (Via ALAFocus which highlighted Gigi’s picture in the mailing – very […]

State of the Twittersphere

Don’t miss: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/4439/State-of-the-Twittersphere-Q4-2008-Report.aspx You can download the full report in PDF format and click here to tweet about the report. Here is a glance at some of the more interesting findings. Twitter is dominated by newer users – 70% of Twitter users joined in 2008 An estimated 5-10 thousand new accounts are opened per day 35% of Twitter users have 10 or fewer followers 9% of Twitter users follow no one at all There is a strong correlation between the number of followers you have and the number of people you follow The graphs showing the growth of the most popular micro-blogging tool […]