Library People to follow on Twitter

Twitter is an awesome tool for professional development. You can follow world leaders in the library industry, keep up with what other libraries in your region are doing, and follow other librarians. Below is a list of the top 10 people we recommend you follow on Twitter to kickstart your professional development via social media.

LIANZA @lianzaoffice

LIANZA President @LIANZAPresident

Sally Pewhairangi @sallyheroes

Auckland Libraries @Auckland_Libs

Orkney Libraries @OrkneyLibrary: With 20.5 K followers, winners of Library of the Year 2015 and a great sense of humour, Orkney Libraries are a must follow. Their tweets are always hilarious and show that you can have a more relaxed approach with social media while still being professional.

Christchurch City Libraries @ChristchurchLib

Laurinda Thomas @laurindathomas

Sarah Gallagher @sarahlibrarina

Girl with a fox tattoo aka Kim Tairi @kimtairi: Kim is a university librarian in Australia and totally rocks Twitter.

Open Culture @openculture: This is a good account to follow for the best cultural & educational media on the web.

Australian Library and Information Association @alianational

American Library Association @alalibrary

CILIP(Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) @cilipinfo: The UK equivalent of LIANZA.


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