There is a new blog at Moraine Valley Community College that is sure to inspire other similar blogs at other colleges.
The Moraine Valley Library is excited to announce the a new blog, Green Today, Green Tomorrow as part of the library’s One Book, One College initiative in conjunction with the college’s larger [...]
(I realized some of the old TTW content was lost in the move. I’ll be posting a few downloads, etc to get them back up. This was a handout I used in blogging workshops 2005-2007))
Blogger’s Toolkit: Evaluating LIS Weblogs
Use Librarian’s Tools:
This is similar to evaluating sites for reference and inclusion [...]
Karen Schneider has an insightful post up at FRL:
There are some gems:
Don’t let ambition turn you into Eve Harrington. Remember All About Eve, where an ingenue claimed to be Margo Channing’s biggest, bestest fan, then walked all over her? Let your friendships be sincere, and don’t use people or filch their ideas [...]
A nice meme to cap the year via Kathryn Greenhill:
December: Last night in LIS701: Introduction to Library and Information Science, we discussed our five “context” books.
November: Have you seen these jobs open at the Public Library of Charlotte Mecklenburg County?
October: I was honored to be asked by Brian Kelly to write a [...]
One of the foundations of my dissertation was an analysis of virtual communities and the theories concerning information behavior and exchange within them. This post from the Church of the Customer Blog was most interesting:
The authors identify four types of communities online:
Clique Network Cult Nation
Where does the Biblioblogosphere fit in? I’ve [...]
I want to tell you about my new blog. Aside from the standard issues that Librarians face here in Indiana we have a new one that has the potential for disastrous consequences for small public libraries here in Indiana.
A large issue, which I feel is being played down by [...]
I was just IMing with a trusted colleague and we hit on the influx of librarian and library blogs of late. I was reminded of some notes I made before a talk about blogging last spring. If you are just starting out, here are some things you might want to ponder:
A personal blogging mission [...]
Clare Leibfarth, Medical Librarian at the Affinity Medical Center Doctors Campus in Massillon, Ohio writes:
Would the readers of the Tame the Web be interested in learning about the conference blog http://184.108.40.206/ConferenceCall2007/ for the Joint Chapter MLA Meeting in Omaha?
This morning I posted an “interview” with MLA President Mark Funk. Previous posts (there are [...]
Run don’t walk to this excellent post about “what it takes to create a great blog experience:”
The description of the C’s and the corresponding insights for each are image grabs from a presentation, so please click through and have a look. This could be a great planning document for the library blog.
Don’t miss adding to your aggregator the iLibrarian blog by Elyssa Kroski. Consistently these last few months, she’s offered up some concise, useful, well-written posts.
18 Different Types of Blog posts
A Librarian’s Guide to Creating 2.0 Subject Guides