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Library Blog: A best way to Disseminate Knowledge<br />for Information Professionals<br />By<br />Anil Kumar Mishra<br />L...
Library Blog<br />A blog can be used to disseminating information about new materials, services, databases, and more allow...
Why Librarians need a Library Blog<br />With library blog, library patrons can create conversations. <br />Librarians shou...
Contd.<br />There are some of the services where library blog can put made use of it:<br />Announcement of New Services<br...
Advantages<br />Easy to use, no HTML knowledge required<br />Either free or inexpensive to use<br />Add/edit content anywh...
Search Library Blog<br />LISZEN (http://liszen.com/): Library Blog Search Engine - Powered by Google Coop customized searc...
Library Blogs in Digital World<br />IITM- K Library Blog ( http://iiitmklibrary.blogspot.com/)<br />Library Mistress's Pla...
Lets create a Library Blog<br />Consider purpose with targeting the audience<br />Selection of software & hosting<br />Blo...
Content <br />Designing<br />BlogPolicies<br />Web<br /> Hosting<br />Layout <br />Designing<br />RSS<br />Syndication<br />
Content Designing<br />Categories<br />Title<br />Post<br />Search<br />Comments<br />Permalink<br />Headline <br />Syndic...
Consider the maintenance Issues<br />Who will post the blog???<br />
Market  your Blog<br />Announce in library newsletter<br />Email users directly<br />Share by word of mouth<br />Include U...
Conclusion<br />IRCs  are busy acquiring, evaluating, selecting and disseminating information. For dissemination, a librar...
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  1. 1. Library Blog: A best way to Disseminate Knowledge<br />for Information Professionals<br />By<br />Anil Kumar Mishra<br />LIO, NCHRC, NIHFW<br />New Delhi<br />Email id: anilmlis@gmail.com<br />
  2. 2. Library Blog<br />A blog can be used to disseminating information about new materials, services, databases, and more allowing librarians to focus more on content than coding is Library Blog. <br />helps to broadcast useful information to end-user, in order to promote awareness of library programs and services in digital environment. <br />It is a communication agent or new publishing media to library materials.<br />
  3. 3. Why Librarians need a Library Blog<br />With library blog, library patrons can create conversations. <br />Librarians should think about how their libraries encourage the hearts of patrons. <br />Library blog allow instant two- way communication with patrons. <br />It can contain any thing from diaries to news to links to book reviews.<br />to be continue…<br />
  4. 4. Contd.<br />There are some of the services where library blog can put made use of it:<br />Announcement of New Services<br />New arrivals list<br />Book/Website Recommendations <br />Recommend Research sources<br />Library Notice/ News<br />Publishing Book Reviews<br />Announcement of Exhibition, Conferences<br />Offering Trail Services for online resources and open access repositories.<br />
  5. 5. Advantages<br />Easy to use, no HTML knowledge required<br />Either free or inexpensive to use<br />Add/edit content anywhere, anytime<br />Push fresh content to user<br />To keep up-to-date news about library services & resources, and building their improvements;<br />To share information about new materials or services;<br />To show the list of new arrival of books or journals, and information about current news, books.<br />To encourage feedback from patrons<br />To know the accuracy of patron usage in library<br />To enables the rapid production and consumption of web-based publications; and<br />Marketing the library services<br />
  6. 6. Search Library Blog<br />LISZEN (http://liszen.com/): Library Blog Search Engine - Powered by Google Coop customized search engine <br />LibWorm (http://www.libworm.com/): Search the Biblioblogosphere and Beyond. Search 1400+ library blogs <br />LIS WIKI (http://liswiki.org/wiki/Blogs): The purpose of this wiki is to collect links to library blogs.<br />LIBDEX (www.libdex.com/weblogs): Discover directory of library across the world as well as index of library weblogs.<br />BLOG HUB (www.bloghub.com): It listed around 72300 blogs from 227 Countries.<br />INDIA blogs 1.0 (http://www.labnol.org/india-blogs/): search over 500 most popular blogs written by bloggers in India<br />
  7. 7. Library Blogs in Digital World<br />IITM- K Library Blog ( http://iiitmklibrary.blogspot.com/)<br />Library Mistress's Place(http://library-mistress.blogspot.com/)<br />The Private Library (http://www.privatelibrary.typepad.com/)<br />Eprintblog (http://www.bloglines.com/blog/eprintblog)<br />Framingham Public Library Teen Blogomatic (http://fplya.blogspot.com/)<br />Rambling Librarian :(http://ramblinglibrarian.blogspot.com/)<br />Rowland Institute Library Blog: (http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/rihlib/)<br />
  8. 8. Lets create a Library Blog<br />Consider purpose with targeting the audience<br />Selection of software & hosting<br />Blogging Policies<br />Consider Maintenance Issues <br />Market your Blog<br />
  9. 9. Content <br />Designing<br />BlogPolicies<br />Web<br /> Hosting<br />Layout <br />Designing<br />RSS<br />Syndication<br />
  10. 10. Content Designing<br />Categories<br />Title<br />Post<br />Search<br />Comments<br />Permalink<br />Headline <br />Syndication<br />Subscription <br />list<br />Calendar<br />
  11. 11. Consider the maintenance Issues<br />Who will post the blog???<br />
  12. 12. Market your Blog<br />Announce in library newsletter<br />Email users directly<br />Share by word of mouth<br />Include URL on Library publications<br />Seeks links from other Websites & blogs<br />List with search engines and blog directories<br />Issue a press release to local news<br />
  13. 13. Conclusion<br />IRCs are busy acquiring, evaluating, selecting and disseminating information. For dissemination, a library blog is interactive means to provide Knowledge. <br />Easiest Way to provide the information service.<br />The most obvious application of library blog is promoting library services, resources and program. <br />…and manyyyyyyy……moreeeeeeeeeeee……as Information Professionals Can Do………………….<br />Thanks for Listening me<br />
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