Sharing is So Cool

Most librarian bloggers know that one of the really cool things about the biblioblogosphere is that blogging fosters collaboration and sharing. As an example, I saw what Sherri did with IM at UNLV, and I adapted what she had done to our needs at Ohio University. I contacted her over email and IM, and we... Continue Reading →

Business Blogs Survey

This request was made by Becky Smith, Head of the Business & Economics Library at UIUC, on the BUSLIB-L listserv, and I thought I'd pass it on. I am conducting a short survey about the use of blogs in business libraries. Even if your library is not currently employing a blog, please answer this survey... Continue Reading →

New Library Blog

Scott Pfitzinger has a new blog. He writes on his original blog: I have decided to create a new blog. Its purpose is to contribute to the professional discussions about how technology is affecting libraries and learning. This will also allow me to keep my professional and personal blog posts separate. Not that the personal... Continue Reading →

Food for Thought

Excerpt from "Bloggers learn the price of telling too much" from CNN: "I know this very conspiracy theorist -- but I wouldn't put it past a clever criminal to warehouse different databases and wait 20 years when all the Internet youth's indiscretions can be used for surreptitious purposes," says the senior at California State Polytechnic... Continue Reading →

Educause Webcast on Blogging, RSS, and Podcasting

Educause is offering the following webcast: Narrowcasting 101: Using Blogs, Podcasts, and Videoblogs in Higher Education When July 21, 1-2 EDT. Cost: About as cheap as it gets (Free!!!) Where to Register: Follow this link right here What's it about: A key element of the new Web is narrowcasting, which includes Weblogs, podcasts, and video... Continue Reading →

Summary of Corporate Blogging

At 68 pages, I haven't had a chance to read this yet, but it does appear interesting. Back Bone Media has published a report about successful corporate blogs. From the Executive Summary: With all of the buzz around corporate blogging, we wanted to understand the real value of it for companies. Why would a company... Continue Reading →

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