As always, who’d I miss? Who do you think is using it most effectively? (I’m leaning towards LSE Review of Books who is not a university press)
And now for my useless commentary:
I’m a little worried that everyone signs up for the next big thing without figuring out how to use it effectively. Ten pins in the initial burst of enthusiasm and then nothing. Remember that people are using Pinterest to drive traffic to their website where they can capture customer information or turn browsers into customers. Fight shiny-object-syndrome and use these tools effectively.
And there’s a fairly strong university library presence on Pinterest (and judging by how my alma mater is handling their welcome week, pictures of beautiful smiling freshmen and/or cupcakes instagramed is a major selling point).
Some university libraries (I particularly like the archive /special collections images):