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I had the pleasure of being a guest on the Bibliotech Podcast. We talked about social media in libraries, library website design, libraries as loosely coupled systems and other topics. Social Media in Libraries (here’s a link to the show notes: Bibliotech 26 show notes) Troy A. Swanson is Department […]

Talking Social Media in Libraries on Bibliotech Podcast from TTW ...



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I am happy to announce the full text of both of my ALA Library Technology Reports are available now at the new TTW companion site The Hyperlinked Library. The rest of the site is currently under construction, but for now you’ll find: Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social […]

Web 2.0 & Libraries Parts 1 & 2 Available Free ...


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                                    I am thoroughly enjoying this issue of  Library Technology Reports by Kyle M. L. Jones and Polly Alida-Farrington. Read the first chapter here to get a taste of the useful, practical and engaging work. Kenley […]

Don’t Miss: Using WordPress as a Library Content Management System



Via Gordon’s Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog comes this interview with Dr. Troy Swanson: http://ictcenter.blogspot.com/2011/02/community-college-blogging-podcast.html I’ve know Troy for sometime and was very pleased to watch his research unfold. Here are some details from the post: On Thursday I had the pleasure of talking with Dr Troy Swanson, an Associate […]

Interview with Dr. Troy Swanson – Community College Blogging Research


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Kyle Jones sent this to me: http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2962/2580 Kjellberg, Sara. “I am a blogging researcher: Motivations for blogging in a scholarly context” First Monday[Online], Volume 15 Number 8 (14 July 2010) Kjellberg conducted in-depth interviews with researchers who blog for the study. Take a look at the findings and discussion for some […]

Motivations of Scholarly Bloggers



http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology_and_learning/online_education_and_blogging Joshua Kim writes: The best preparation I received for blogging was teaching online. One of the most important elements for running a successful online course involves presence. The instructor must be “present” in the course discussion boards and blogs. Teaching online gave me tons of practice in writing rapid, […]

Online Education & Blogging


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Don’t miss this new blog from American Libraries & Jason Griffey: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/perpetualbeta (Hey – is there a feed for this blog available? Am I missing it?) Jason writes: This space will be a place where you will be able to find the very edge of new technologies, as well as […]

Perpetual Beta