Text a Librarian?

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textalibrarian.jpg"OCLC and Mosio are working together to enable seamless integration of Mosio's Text a Librarian text messaging reference software with OCLC's QuestionPoint reference management service to provide a comprehensive virtual reference solution for libraries."
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Has anyone ever texted a librarian?


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I haven't but I just saw yesterday that you can text a librarian at the NYPL: http://www.nypl.org/text-librarian

We considered this type of service at Bio-Med but didn't pursue funding it (at around ~$1200/year). Here are some additional libraries using the service:

U of Kansas:


And here's the article that prompted our discussion:

Text Message Reference: Is It Effective? | Stacking the Tech


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