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Retweets of the Week — May 20-26, 2013

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With the release of Commons 1.4.28 and Commons In A Box version 1.0.4, it was an exciting week both on the Commons and our sister project, Commons In A Box. With the latest CUNY Academic Commons release, some new goodies for bloggers include Chartboot, a plugin that lets you create, edit and embed Google Charts, and Leaflet Maps Marker, a plugin that allows you to pin, organize and share your favorite spots using maps from OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing Maps or custom maps. If you decide to enable them on your blog feel free to leave a comment with a link to your site so we can see what these plugins look like in action!

This past week one of our members created CUNY CRAFTS!, a public group for CUNY crafters to share ideas, discuss projects and seek advice from each other. With 7 members, there are already a bunch links to some great projects and resources. I also want to give a shout out to @rlsalois, who joined the Commons specifically because of this group — and found about about it through our @cunycommons Twitter account — w00t!


Before I post the retweets of the week I first wanted to share our top retweeted tweet this week, which happens to be for an awesomely awesome Data Visualization Assistant position on the PSC-CUNY Research Award-funded Undergraduate Study Habits Ethnography Project (hosted on a Commons blog). If you know anyone who is interested in working with some great CUNY folks over the summer please tell them to apply!

And now, the rewteets of the week…

(The NYCDH Community Site is powered by Commons In A Box and hosted at the Graduate Center by the GC Digital Scholarship Lab.)

That last retweet was a rewteet of a retweet of our top retweet. (Try to say that 5x fast.) ⊙.☉

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3 Responses to “Retweets of the Week — May 20-26, 2013”

  1. @cunycommons
    on May 29th, 2013
    @ 1:05 pm

    New post by community facilitator @sarahmorgano: “Retweets of the Week — May 20-26, 2013”

  2. @mauraweb
    on May 29th, 2013
    @ 9:39 pm

    Lovely to have made the list! MT @cunycommons Post by community facilitator @sarahmorgano Retweets of the Wk 5/20-26

  3. Maura A. Smale (she/her)
    on May 30th, 2013
    @ 8:45 am

    Thanks for the RT and meta-RT, Sarah! 🙂

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