SLK Social Media & Blogs

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State Library Blogs

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Current Blogs:
Audience? What's posted here?
From the Reference Desk
anyone Topic of interest with links to further information for research or just fun (usually bi-monthly).
From the Third Floor - State Librarian's Office librarians The official blog of the state librarian of Kansas. Topics of interest to all librarians.
KGI Online Library
anyone Weekly (Thursday or Friday) post on interesting items or special topics from the Kansas Government Information Online Library, which is digitally preserving Kansas government publications.
Librarian News
librarians Librarian-side updates on databases, digital books, the KSLC, ILL, programming, training & webinars, and any other projects.
LIS Collection
librarians Titles newly added to the State Library's Library & Information Services collection, all available to borrow through ILL.
Statewide Online Services News
anyone (but patron focused)
Patron-side updates for digital books, databases, the Kansas Library eCard.  Some posts have a schedule:
-Wednesdays - Digital Book of the Week
-Monthly - Highlight post promoting a topic, database, collection of digital books.
Talking Books Talk Librarians or potential Talking Books Patrons Highlights the services of the Talking Books department, which provides reading materials and services for individuals with visual and physical impairments across Kansas.

State Library Social Media Accounts

What's posted?
SLK Facebook

SLK Twitter

News & programs as they come up, these are on a schedule:
-Wednesdays - Digital Book of the Week
-Thursdays or Fridays - Kansas Government Information (KGI) Blog topic of the week.
-Monthly (mid-month) - post promoting a topic, database, or highlighting a collection of digital books.
-Fridays (summer only) - Kids' digital book of the week on the summer reading theme. 
Big 6 Facebook
Bestsellers from the biggest book publishers, noting their sale terms. To raise awareness of expiring ebook copies & higher library prices.