I am honored that Tame the Web has been nominated for Best library / librarian blog 2011 at The Edublog Awards site. The other nominees are some stellar blogs within our field and I’m knocked out to be among them.
However – I must note that TTW is much more now than just me, it’s also [...]
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 Neufeld and I have [...]
Via Gordon’s Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog comes this interview with Dr. Troy Swanson:
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 Professor / Teaching and Learning Librarian [...]
Kyle Jones sent this to me:
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 strong evidence for sharing and [...]
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, hopefully thought provoking, discussion and [...]
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?)
This space will be a place where you will be able to find the very edge of new technologies, as well as tips and tricks about how [...]
Just got an email about this. Will be good to see the results.
I am conducting research for my book Effective Blogging for Libraries (working title), from Neal-Schuman as part of its forthcoming Tech Set series created by Ellyssa Kroski. The book is almost complete, but I need your help! I am looking to find [...]
Don’t miss Sarah Houghton-Jan’s newly redesigned Web site:
Her blog is one of my all time favorites!
I spent part of the afternoon today reading through a wonderful book called Blog Blazers: 40 Top Bloggers Share Their Secrets. After writing my dissertation on the motivations of early adopting librarian bloggers, it’s nice to see such a broadly diverse group of well-known bloggers sharing similar thoughts about their writing and what makes a [...]