One of the things I really like about my library is that my boss is really flexible and open to ideas, which means that my coworkers and I are free to sort-of “invent” our own jobs. It makes for a really creative and energetic work environment, because everyone is doing pretty much what they love — as long as they’ve been willing to take the initiative to make that happen.
So I’ve been carving out this little niche for myself in social media, technology, and instruction. Last week we started this experiment with our Twitter feed to tweet once a day about #thisdayinhistory. This means I get to trawl the Google News Archive of the Lawrence Journal World for tweet-worthy happenings. Continue reading