The Joy of Interwebz: Part One

An irregular series on some useful and interesting stuff on the WWW:


Hyphenation perplexes many people, even seasoned writers and editors. Here’s some help to take away the guesswork.
Try A quick primer on hyphens Rob Reinalda

The music playlists of writers

I love Largehearted boy’s blog. It is packed with fascinating book-related stuff and includes his Book Notes series. Authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. NZ’s own Emily Perkins did one for The Forrests.

Top notch advice for New Zealand teens

Doctor G is awesome. Teens can ask relationship questions and have them answered by experts from the Community and Public Health team of Canterbury District Health Board. They can get a discreet reply delivered to their email, or have their answer posted online (first name only used).

What a website audit looks like

Quite Pinteresting

Is Pinterest actually *right* for your library? An interesting article by Laura Solomon.

PS if you want to see how people are using your website’s stuff on Pinterest –  use this format

Content content

#confabmn on Twitter yielded a motherlode of interesting content about content. It came from Confab: The Content Strategy Conference in Minneapolis June 3-5.

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