But that is the beauty of tumblr. And Tania has the perfect platform for what she is trying to resource and convey to art students.
Simply browse your computer for the document you want to upload, click ‘View Docs Online’ and voila, your document is ready to be embedded into blogs, shared via email, Twitter, Delicious, Diigo, LinkedIn, Tumblr (and many more) or even exported as a PDF. Here is a video to show you more about View Docs Online:
Wikipedia describes tumblelogs as
- a variation of a blog that favors short-form, mixed-media posts over the longer editorial posts frequently associated with blogging. Common post formats found on tumblelogs include links, photos, quotes, dialogues, and video. Unlike blogs, tumblelogs are frequently used to share the author’s creations, discoveries, or experiences while providing little or no commentary.
Tumblr specifically lets you share your links, photos and thoughts via your browser, phone or email.
Tumblelogs are being used for creative and artistic reasons such as displaying artwork and photos. It could be used in school libraries for quick book reviews, photos of displays or links for particular assignments. Students would not be able to sign up for a Tumblr account as it restricts users to those over 18 years of age. However, the Tumblr site is visually attractive and could be of some to use to school libraries.