Keep track of ideas with Pinterest
Pinterest is a new social networking site that calls itself an "online pinboard" to "organize and share things you love." In other words, it's like Delicious, but with pictures. Crafters, bloggers, and designers are wild about it. And librarians!
Wait, how are librarians using it? I wondered that myself until I attended the Pinterest for Librarians webinar from Indianhead Federated Library System and learned that Pinterest is helpful for finding and trading programming ideas, especially among children's and YA librarians, and for connecting with parents who may also be Pinterest users. (Of course!)
Learn more: Pinterest: A Beginner’s Guide to the Hot New Social Network and Pinterest: 13 Tips and Tricks for Cutting Edge Users, both from Mashable.
Here are a few library sources pondering Pinterest:
- Pinterest for Librarians from So Tomorrow
- Pinterest online curation pinboard with major promise from Joe Murphy
- Pinterest from Tasha Saecker
Are you on Pinterest? How are you using it for work (or play)?