Daily Archives: December 12, 2007


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: http://www.churchofthecustomer.com/blog/2007/12/the-4-types-of.html The authors identify four types of communities online: Clique Network Cult Nation Where does […]

What Community Do You Want To Create?




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Curtis Rogers, SC State Library, visits the newest Richland County Public Library branch, The Link, in Irmo. He interviews both the branch manager and chief of extension services. The new branch was funded with an LSTA grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services www.imls.gov administered by the SC […]

RCPL’s The Link




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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071212/wr_nm/usa_language_dc;_ylt=AgOYbyVHpW3r39qm9oMK8YcjtBAF Massachusetts-based Merriam-Webster Inc. said “w00t” — typically spelled with two zeros — reflects a new direction in the American language led by a generation raised on video games and cell phone text-messaging. It’s like saying “yay,” the dictionary said. Remember these: Blog in 2004 Podcast in 2005

W00t is Word of the Year