The Next Generation of Librarian Twittarian

Quattrociocchi, Alessya
September 2010
Access (1204-0472);Fall2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p44
The article presents the author's insights on Twittarian, a term used by the author to refer to Twitter librarians that sort out public tweets. The author mentions that the decision of Twitter Inc. to give all public tweets to the Library of Congress was not considered carefully, as archiving all of them can be compared to the library shelving every book that comes to it. However, she notes that there might be some validity in archiving public tweets that have societal value.


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