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Oh, how Pinteresting! An introduction to Pinterest

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 1 March 2013

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to provide an introduction to social networking site Pinterest.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper provides an overview of Pinterest, its features, and how it can be used in libraries.

Findings

Pinterest is an immensely popular social networking site that can be used by librarians to interact with patrons and a community of library professionals.

Originality/value

Pinterest is a social networking site that is still new and unfamiliar to many librarians. This paper provides some familiarity with Pinterest and its use and suggests some ways librarians might consider using a library Pinterest account.

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Citation

Wilkinson, Z. (2013), "Oh, how Pinteresting! An introduction to Pinterest", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 30 No. 1, pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419051311320904

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2013, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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