I wrote the Top 10 Libraries for Academic Libraries to Follow on Pinterest back in 2013, but with so many new boards popping up I thought I’d add to the list (as a side note I noticed just about every library has wither a Downton Abbey or cat-related board!). I used the same criteria:
- Post quality content for repinning- This includes content that promotes research, innovation, best practices, etc
- Generate inventive boards
- Employ creative titles
- Do not overpost or have too many boards
- Some libraries have started using Pinterest like a Libguide, pinning all their books on their boards. I’m not a huge fan of this. I think it’s great to pin some new arrivals or staff picks, but when you get too crazy it becomes overkill.
UT is a great example of properly utilizing boards on Pinterest. They don’t go overboard, the titles are creative and informative, and…
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