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Keep track of ideas with Pinterest

LogoRedPinterest 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:

Are you on Pinterest? How are you using it for work (or play)?

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the iLibrarian blog recently had a post on "5 Ways to Use Pinterest in Your Library": http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/5-ways-to-use-pinterest-in-your-library/

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