Contributors Michael Stephens


Librarians are great! One of the real pleasures of talking about blogging is seeing what people start to invent for themselves with the tools, rather than assuming that the tools are good for some handful of particular things. – Ken Smith http://www.mchron.net/site/edublog.php?id=P2679 I had lunch yesterday with IUSB Director Michelle […]

Weblogs in Higher Education and the IUSB Librarians




Library consultant Richard Dougherty detailed the 5 requirements of offering digital reference in the May 2002 issue of American Libraries. They include: ? Staffing ? Acquiring the Technology ? Training staff ? Promotion ? Creating policy These five gems could be applied to any technology planning in a library setting. […]

Pondering a New Service?





Jenny points to this…while Aaron and Chris are blogging about it as well. Here’s what I’ve gathered in the year or so I’ve been connected: IM with colleagues works! I have planned conference presentations with some good library folks, cried on a dear colleague’s virtual shoulder when things seemed opretty […]

That Instant Messaging is so HOT right now







Steven points to this article about blogs in corporations and it’s a good one: http://www.marketingprofs.com/4/wreden5.asp He urges us to apply it to library blog environments. I agree. Note: “10. Develop an organizational content strategy now Email, blogs, wikis, Web, voice mail, faxes, newsletters, advertising, PR. No wonder it is so […]

Develop an Organizational Content Strategy Now