Some folks have asked about my dissertation. Last I heard it’s number 85 in line for the university reader. So I thought I’d share one of the sections here. This is the analysis of the question “Why do you blog?”
To share information or insight
Sharing is important to the blogging librarians who [...]
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Stephens, Michael, Modeling the role of blogging in librarianship. Doctor of Philosophy (Information Science), August 2007, 187 pp., 47 tables, 6 figures, 134 references.
This phenomenological study examines the motivations and experiences of librarians who author professionally-focused Weblogs. The researcher constructed a model of librarianship based on Wilson and Buckland. The results show a close [...]
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Hey all! I am in the final week of writing. I can’t say enough about the roster of TTW guests. Thanks to all who wrote. There is more to come!
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Good Morning! I didn’t realize how hard it would be to write this little post.
After the successful defense of my proposal, I am taking a few weeks off to focus exclusively on writing the last two chapters of my dissertation. I want to defend it in June before the cutoff date for [...]