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Friday Linkubator Roundup | May 15 - 21

Friday Linkubator Roundup | May 15 – 21

I hope you’re in the mood for some thought-provoking reading for your long weekend, because the interwebs were just full of them this week. That, and a whole lot more in today’s roundup! Enjoy! New features: We love getting the scoop on library spaces for teens, especially those that encourage art-making, and Teen Central at...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | May 8 - 14

Friday Linkubator Roundup | May 8 – 14

It’s been a happening week for the Incubator! Some really dynamite features, a trip to an IMLS conference, and an article in School Library Journal – all very exciting! Plus tons of awesome links from the web. Enjoy! New features: Check out this in-depth interview & coverage of the special collections at the Metropolitan Museum of...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | May 1 - 7

Friday Linkubator Roundup | May 1 – 7

Wouldn’t you know it, it’s May already! We’re sending out lots of positive thoughts to the academic librarians finishing up spring semester, the youth librarians prepping for summer reading, and all of our followers in whatever stage you’re in! Check out the best things we found online this week! New features: NYPL’s Mid-Manhattan Library curates...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | April 24 - 30

Friday Linkubator Roundup | April 24 – 30

I think we can all agree that May snuck up on us (and now spell check is telling me “snuck” isn’t a word, and I don’t know what to believe). Before we leave April completely behind, let’s check out our favorite things from this week! New features: Learn how San Diego Public Library’s IDEA Lab...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | April 17 - 23

Friday Linkubator Roundup | April 17 – 23

Another week, another amazing roundup of links. Enjoy, and have a great weekend! New features: The new installment of our series on The Labs @CLP pushes a digital makerspace to be real with social issues and the lives of its teens. We loved our visit to the Corning Museum of Glass, and we’re happy to...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | April 10 - 16

Friday Linkubator Roundup | April 10 – 16

Happy National Libraries Week! Where to even start?? There was SO MUCH library, art, and human goodness on the web – so let’s jump right in! New features: Book sculpture is one of our favorite things, so we just had to talk to artist Isobelle Ouzman about her work! We think you’ll love it too. We’ve...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | April 3 - 9

Friday Linkubator Roundup | April 3 – 9

We deliver our “best of the week” roundup a little later than normal, but still just as packed with great stuff! Some fabulous digitization efforts, a new Tumblr to read, and medieval manuscripts showing modern medicine who’s boss. Read on! New features: We’re diving deep into Madison Public Library’s local music sharing project, the Yahara...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | March 27 - April 3

Friday Linkubator Roundup | March 27 – April 3

Well, it was a bit of a sleepy week on Twitter, which I’m taking to mean that everyone was either on spring break (reading, presumably) or buried deep in work. But the links are as good as always! Sink your teeth into this great stuff as we head into Easter weekend. New features: Take a...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | March 20 - 26

Friday Linkubator Roundup | March 20 – 26

Let’s keep the intro short this week, shall we? There’s just so much reading to be done this weekend, not to mention all that extra pesky work. We hope this has been a fantastic week for you and yours – enjoy the plethora of links that caught our eye. New features: We paid attention to...
ONE WEEK to vote for our Conversation Starters at ALA Annual!

ONE WEEK to vote for our Conversation Starters at ALA Annual!

Hey, hey, readers!  We know you’re all madly planning your trip to San Francisco for ALA Annual this year– and so are we!  We’ve got a couple awesome Conversation Starters that are up for a public vote on the ALA website, and we’d be grateful if you showed your support for the #LibasIncubator idea with...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | March 13 - 19

Friday Linkubator Roundup | March 13 – 19

This week’s Linkubator was slightly delayed, but boy oh boy, these links were worth the wait. Seriously, I’m not always this excited about the links we have for you. Just promise me you’ll check these out, OK? Promise? Good. New features: Welcome to a new feature writer, Abby Wanserski, and a new series on libraries...
Happy St. Patrick's Day from the Incubator Team!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Incubator Team!

It’s spring!  And it’s St. Patrick’s Day!  Here are some nerdy online collections we love to help you celebrate in true librarian style.  Enjoy! ~Erinn Let’s start with the NYPL Digital Collections, which is always good for vintage holiday ephemera– check out their collection of St. Patrick’s Day postcards, which are doubly fascinating when they...