Monday, August 16, 2010

Top 100 Librarian Tweeters




Whether you work with a library, or just want to find out more about what's going on in your community library, Twitter is a great place to stay updated on the latest developments. On Twitter, you'll find librarians in schools, public libraries, and more, and even some working for organizations that have a lot to offer libraries. Read on, and you'll find some of the best librarians on Twitter.

School & University
Find out how librarians are making things work in schools from these librarians.
  • @heyjudeonline: Judy O'Connell is the Head of Library and Information Services at St. Joseph's College, Hunters Hill.
  • @joycevalenza: Read @joycevalenza's tweets to hear from a teacher-librarian and learner in Pennsylvania.
  • @griffey: Jason Griffey is a geek librarian at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
  • @kenleyneufield: This community college librarian is obsessed with the social web.
  • @askundergrad: This twitter account supports the undergraduate library at UIUC.
  • @BSULibrary: Stay up to date on the Albertsons Library at Boise State University through @BSULibrary.
  • @Library_Channel: @Library_Channel offers help and more to patrons of the Arizona State University libraries.
  • @amylibrarian: Amy Springer is an academic librarian fascinated by the Millennial student.
  • @heatherloy: @heatherloy is a high school librarian in South Carolina.
  • @acmorton: Andy Morton is the tech librarian at University of Richmond.
  • @OkStateLibrary: @OkStateLibrary features news from the Oklahoma State University Libraries.
  • @neerav: Neerav Bhatt is a librarian, former political candidate, and professional blogger.
  • @dmcordell: @dmcordell is a teacher/librarian in upstate New York.
  • @ekettell: This librarian serves Dentistry at the University of Rochester.
  • @ghardin: Greg Hardin is an academic librarian in Denton, Texas.
  • @chriskeene: Read @chriskeene to learn what's going on at the University of Sussex Library.
  • @jessnevins: Jess Nevins is an encyclopedia author as well as reference librarian at the University of California at Riverside.
  • @MrMLibrarian: @MrMLibrarian works to get boys to read as a school librarian.
  • @monarchlibrary: This K5 teacher librarian is addicted to technology.
  • @jennyluca: Check out @jennyluca to find a cool teacher-librarian.
  • @uncw_library: You'll be able to keep up with the Randall Library at University of North Carolina, Wilmington on @uncw_library.
  • @laurenpressley: Lauren Pressley is the instructional design librarian at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University.
  • @bookjewel: @bookjewel is an educator, teacher-librarian, lifelong learner, literature lover, and geek.
  • @mstephens7: Michael Stephens is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University.
  • @cathyjo: Check out Cathy Nelson to learn about a school library media specialist.
  • @srharris19: Steven R. Harris is the head of collection development at the University of New Mexico Libraries, and a dog lover.
  • @librarianmer: Meredith Farkas works as the Distance Learning Librarian at Norwich University.
  • @janettefuller: Janette Fuller worked as an elementary school librarian for 30 years.
  • @yalescilib: Check out @yalescilib for updates from the Yale science libraries.
Local & Public Libraries
  • Check out librarians in community libraries to see how they run things.
  • @RyanDeschamps: Ryan Deschamps is the e-Learning Services Manager at the Halifax Public Libraries.
  • @Librarian: @Librarian is the Twitterer behind the Itenerany Poetry Librarian, a non-static, special collections public library.
  • @jdarlinghess: Originally from NY, @jdarlinghess is a librarian in Columbus.
  • @RapidCityPubLib: @RapidCityPubLib shares updates and events from the Rapid City Public Library in South Dakota.
  • @GlendaleLibrary: Stay up to date on the Glendale Public Library system in Glendale, Arizona through @GlendaleLibrary.
  • @SueLawson: Get updates on Manchester libraries from @SueLawson.
  • @jessamyn: Jessamyn West is a librarian consultant in rural Vermont.
  • @webmaster_ref: @webmaster_ref is a librarian and webmaster for Elkhart Public Library.
  • @harriscountypl: Keep updated on the Harris County Public Libraries in Houston through @harriscountypl.
  • @AbingtonLibrary: You can learn more about the Abington Free Library from this Twitter timeline.
  • @cglibrary: @cglibrary will keep you up to date on all the happenings at Casa Grande Library.
  • @ASCPL_Events: Check out @ASCPL_Events to learn about the events going on at Akron-Summit County Public Library.
  • @tashrow: Tasha is the director of the public library in Menasha, Wisconsin.
  • @aclalibraries: @aclalibraries covers the federated system of libraries in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
  • @Cleveland_PL: Cleveland is the third largest public research library in the US, and is on Twitter.
  • @2nickels: Laura Koenig works as a children's librarian in Boston.
  • @ALD_Teens: Get updated on teen news throughout the Arapahoe Library District from @ALD_Teens.
  • @laurasolomon: Laura Solomon works as a web developer and librarian in Ohio's libraries all over the state.
  • @adalib: The Ada Library in Boise shares dreams, ideas, and information.
  • @camdencclibrary: The Camden library is updated by Olivia Nellums, reference and instruction librarian.
  • @gonty: This Australian youth services librarian is the brains behind bookboy.net.
  • @mmrl: The Missouri River Regional Library serves the Cole and Osage counties in Missouri.
  • @AustinPublicLib: You'll be able to keep up with all things APL through @AustinPublicLib.
  • @jrriordan: Jim Riordan is the reference librarian at the Bangor Public Librarian in Bangor, Maine.
  • @Jantweepuntnl: Jam is a librarian and manager at City Library of Haarlem Netherlands.
  • @RoCoPubLib: Check out the Roanoke County Public Library system through @RoCoPubLib.
  • @BoerneLibrary: You can learn about the Boerne Public Library from @BoerneLibrary.
  • @skeskali: Cecily is the web services librarian at Vancouver Public Library.
  • @elizabethhdavis: Elizabeth works as a librarian in a children's library.
  • @wlgordon: @wlgordon is a professional librarian in Chicago.
  • @ScrantonLibrary: You'll find out about library industry news, events, and goings on at Scranton libraries through @ScrantonLibrary.
  • @younglibrarian: Katie is a young public librarian.
Other Libraries
  • These librarians work in law, medical, and other libraries.
  • @infobunny: @infobunny is a law librarian who blogs about Twitter apps.
  • @rtennant: Roy Tennant is a librarian, river guide, and father.
  • @lwu5: @lwu5 is a health sciences librarian in Memphis.
  • @sarchet62: Read @sarchet62′s tweets to learn about a medical anthropologist in a librarian suit.
  • @Philbradley: Phil is a freelance librarian, Internet consultant, writer, and trainer.
  • @ultimatelibrarn: Amy Donahue is an aspiring medical librarian.
  • @LPI_Library: Check out @LPI_Library to get updates from the Lunar and Planetary Institute Library in Houston.
  • @Jill_HW: @Jill_HW is interested in digital libraries, social networking, Web 2.0, and more.
  • @conniecrosby: @conniecrosby works as a guerilla law librarian.
  • @vjb: VJ Beauchamp is a web librarian in Northeast Portland, Oregon.
  • @PhilippaJane: Philippa is a librarian that likes to write and podcast.
  • @MegCanada: This librarienne loves technology.
  • @gspadoni: Gina Spadoni is a librarian and competitive intelligence professional, among other things.
  • @wickedlibrarian: This librarian's dream job is to be Neil Gaiman.
  • @olevia: Cheri Campbell is a librarian, union activist, and social progressive.
  • @pfanderson: Read PF Anderson's updates to learn about emerging library technologies and more.
  • @shamsha: This medical librarian is interested in evidence based medicine, librarianship, and social media.
  • @kgs: KG Schneider is a Community Librarian for Equinox, the support and development company for Evergreen open source library software.
  • @djleenieman: Check out Dan Nieman to learn about reference librarianship and more.
  • @glambert: Greg Lambert is a law librarian and geek.
  • @nprlibrary: You'll learn about the latest from the NPR library through @nprlibrary.
  • @stevematthews: Steve Matthews is a fun loving law librarian.
Organizations
  • Check out these organizations and resources that offer lots of support to libraries and librarians.
  • @librarycongress: Check out the Library of Congress through this Twitter timeline.
  • @msauers: Michael Sauers is the technology innovation librarian for the Nebraska Library Commission.
  • @UtahHive: Learn about the Utah State Library Digital Library Services Team from @UtahHive.
  • @kishizuka: @kishizuka is the technology editor for School Library Journal.
  • @alscblog: The Association for Library Service to Children twitters here.
  • @lbraun2000: Linda Brawn is the YALSA-president elect, librarian, and more.
  • @eagledawg: Nicole Dettmar works as a medical librarian for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
  • @LesaHolstine: Lisa Holstine is a Library Manager and contributing book reviewer for Library Journal, Mystery News, and other websites.
  • @yalsa: @yalsa provides followers with updates from the Young Adult Library Services Association.
  • @libraryjournal: Through @libraryjournal, you'll find news, book reviews, and more.
  • LJBookReview: Read book reviews and other news from Library Journal here.
  • @MLx: Marianne Lenox is a Gadabout Library Trainer.
  • @libraryman: Michael is the Libraryman, with nearly 20 years of experience in various library roles.
  • @AccessMyLibrary: @AccessMyLibrary advocates for increasing disoverability of library content online.
  • @andreamercado: Andrea is a former librarian making a shift.
  • @infogdss29: Beth Gallaway is a consultant for gaming, technology and youth services training.
  • @sljournal: @sljournal will fill you in on children's and young adult books from School Library Journal.

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