Sometime this summer I will be shuttering the Business Blog, my WordPress website that I’ve used to provide tips, tricks, and tools to business researchers across the planet since 2004. This has been a tough decision, but I am excited about exploring other methods to create and deliver my instructional content. Here I address the highlights and challenges of using WordPress as a library research guide.
This week we had a soft launch for our new internal WordPress blog, running on the P2 theme. I’m hoping it will be a better way to get our local knowledge out of our inboxes and on the web so… Continue Reading →
Automattic, the company that owns WordPress.com, is an interesting study in organizational culture, hierarchy, and work. The Year Without Pants, a book I’m currently reading and learning a lot from, shows the inner workings of this very different (and very… Continue Reading →
In his book, Trust Agents, Chris Brogan describes how people can become experts by sharing their answers on the web with more people. I believe librarians should be doing this as often as they can in order to showcase their… Continue Reading →