Librarians have gotten a bad rap in the past, represented as bookwormish and 'uncool'. But the fact is that today, librarians are really beginning to build up a name for themselves with their deep knowledge base and their access to huge stores of information.

And social media has made it easier than ever to connect with librarians that are far beyond the norm.

Twitter, for example, has offered librarians the chance to connect with millions of other people [...]READ MORE

100 Most Social Media Friendly College & University Libraries for 2013

Librarians have come up with some innovative ways to use social media, from publishing pictures of edible book contest entries on Pinterest and Flickr to posting library-themed quotes and cartoons.

But regardless of how each library uses their social media accounts, the end goal is the same: to get more students to visit the library.

The staff at LibraryScienceList.com searched the most popular social media platforms looking for libraries... Read More

Featured Interview

Sandra Hirsh, Ph.D joins us today to discuss the information school’s fully online Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program.

#1 Can you tell us about the online MLIS program offered at the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science?
The fully online Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree program at the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science (SJSU SLIS) prepares students [...] READ MORE