What's the best way to find and interact with other #librarians on Mastodon? The hashtags I've used and loved on Twitter don't seem to have users here...lovin' Mastodon, but still learn' the culture and best practices 🙂
Oh, I know and love the Trunk (though I should revisit it again, it's been awhile...)
Thanks in advance!!!
@michelle Looking at the digipres.club instance is a good start! Lots of librarians & archivists over there.
@vickysteeves Is there an easy way to see the members in the digipres.club instance? Or should I just scroll through the toots on their homepage?
@michelle hmmm this is a good question and I don't know -- I looked at the feed and followed people from there (who I guess are the most active anyway?)
@vickysteeves That makes sense, and it's simple enough to do. I just wasn't sure if there was an easier way that I was missing. :) Thanks!
@ashley This is great! Thank you for your help, Ashley! I can't wait to explore further 😀
@michelle What's the Trunk?
@michelle sounds cool I'll have to check it out.
To find users on digipres, you might take a look at @joshuatj like of followers. I _think_ he has the site setup so that member auto-follow his admin. Scroll down his list of followers and if there isn't an "@" in their address then they're local to digipres
@ron This is a great idea! Thank you!
I don't have an MLS (yet--I'm an FCL science ed guy by training), but I work in a very small public library in the U.S (one of only two full-time staff).
@deadbounce My library as a few part-time staff, in addition to our 2 full-time staff, but some of the other libraries in our area are staffed like yours! Well, many around here don't have any full-time staff. :(
Crazy & busy times! I bet you're learning more about all areas of librarianship than most MLS students!
Yeah, we have three part-timers as well. Been here a few years and every day is a learning experience. :-)
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