As TTW readers may know, I write a lot about the power and potential of blogging in our profession. My dissertation “Modeling the Role of Blogging in Librarianship” examined the motivations of early adopting bibliobloggers while my work with ALA Library Technology reports offered the hows and whys for blogging libraries. I recently got [...]
The Parking Question The parking question arises quickly when talking to those who live in the downtown area or who frequent downtown businesses. It comes in several variations:
Is the Library going to build a parking deck? Is the Village going to build a parking deck? Couldn’t the Library put in underground [...]
Another nice example of blogging library directors. Take a look, and don’t miss How many square feet does it take to make a functional public restroom which ends with this:
The draft of the building program will be posted here as it nears completion. In the meantime, you can help by submitting your idea here: http://plainfield.lib.il.us/contact/index.asp or [...]
Nice piece at CopyBlogger called “I Don’t Care About You” at http://www.copyblogger.com/who-cares/
There ate insights here for those who write blog posts for their libraries and all of us who blog. Good stuff.
We’re an egotistical bunch, aren’t we?
We love to talk about ourselves. We want to tell people how wonderful we are [...]
Greetings from the new WordPress for iPhone app.
Hi Michael,We just posted an article, “100 Unbelievably Useful Reference Sites You’ve Never Heard Of” (No link love here – MS) I thought I’d bring it to your attention in case you think your readers would find it interesting. Either way, thanks for your time!
Dear Fiona – So glad I heard from [...]
An inspired way to invite participation in the library blog! The folks at SJCPL are featuring library patron John D. Smith sharing how he uses the library. I heard that this will be the first of an ongoing series. Think about it: John tells family and friends he’s posted on the [...]
Stephen Francouer writes about the usefulness of his library’s Reference Blog:
I am really pleased with the way that our library’s reference blog,Reference at Newman Library, has continued to thrive after being launched four years ago. We’ve now posted over 1300 messages (and hundreds of comments, too); our weekly average is about [...]