Weblogs offer a wide diversity of topics….
Tools to make blog searching easier:
* Use FEEDSTER
* Also try Waypath
* No two blog search engines are the same.
* Daypop, Popdex, Technorati look at what’s hot in the blogosphere
* For finding specfic blogs: Blogorama, Feedfinder at feedster
Greg — First time I’ve heard [...]
* Blogging humanizes a Web site, that’s missing in a lot of library blogs
* Link virtual reference services in your blogs (Does SJCPL do this?) (YES we do!)
* Treat community bloggers like memebers of the press.
* Blog your statitics
* Try a photoblog to let people see how cool things are at [...]
Echoing Brian Kelly, Steven just asked everyone to open up their laptops and blog the presentations in the Blogging track.
I have yet to truly adjust to the west Coast. I’ve hit the bayside trail everymorning before 6am to walk, commune with my music library via my iPod and ponder the day’s stuff. Two presentations to think about today.
I also met two neat ladies from Illinois who were walking down to Cannery Row. [...]
Dateline: Internet Librarian 2004
Take a look at this:
For a compendium of blogs being written here at the show by Richard Akerman from http://blog.akerman.ca/ who is staying at the Portobello as well.
Marydee Ojala is also posting at http://www.dysartjones.com/
At IL in London, Brian Kelly told our audience:
“The room is wireless, open up your laptops and start blogging and IMing about our presentation…” He joked then that they should say only nice things! But — how cool was this? We’ve heard about conferences where virtual communities spring up during the proceedings of folks [...]
Opening Keynote Monday November 15, 2004 Lee Raine, Pew Internet in American Life
(written with SubEthaEdit in tandem with Aaron on two Mac Powerbooks)
Pew charitable trusts funds project with 2 goals:
*wide public interest/news coverage *work useful to policy makers and tech folk
Studies patterns of social interaction
63% of Adult Americans use the [...]
David King, who rocks my library IT world and does Web stuff at Kansas City PL, told me over dinner last night (with Aaron, Jenny and Sherree at the Indian place) that Kansas City PL has started RSS feeds for program info, subjects and more (Look at this page). I was thrilled.
Then, this am, [...]
One of our cool Reference librarians came to see me right before I left for CA. We talked shop and Macs and music..and I thought back to this post, written at PLA as he described with excitement his plans for a new computer purchase:
Public Libraries should do everything they can to provide a computer [...]