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Library Technology Trends...Blogs Part 3

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  • 1. Library Technology Trends or Social Networking or What is Library 2.0? C. G. O’Kelly Library Julie Dornberger 2007
  • 2. Part 3 Blogs
  • 3. What are Blogs?
    • Short for web log.
    • “Information that is instantly and automatically published to a web site via a template.”
      • From mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/netterms.htm
    • Add links for RSS, videos, IM, email, etc.
    • Not editable by others like a wiki.
  • 4. O’Kelly Library Blog
    • http://okellylibrary.blogspot.com/
  • 5. University of Minnesota Libraries
    • http://blog.lib.umn.edu/
    • Libraries make it possible for all University students, staff, and faculty to create their own blogs with minimal hassle.
    • There are currently 4284 blogs with 54148 entries.
  • 6. Ohio University Libraries
    • Business Tips, Tricks and Tools Blog
    • http://www.library.ohiou.edu/subjects/businessblog/
  • 7. VCU Libraries
    • Suggestion Blog
    • http://blog.vcu.edu/libsuggest/
  • 8. GTCC
    • What We Can Do For You Blog
    • http://gtcclib.blogspot.com/
  • 9. Associations
    • ACRL
    • http://acrlblog.org/
  • 10. Librarian Blog
    • Shifted Librarian
    • http://www.theshiftedlibrarian.com/
  • 11. Librarians that Blog about Library Technology Trends
    • Information Wants to be Free
      • http://meredith.wolfwater.com/wordpress/index.php
        • Meredith Farkas
    • librarian.net
      • http://www.librarian.net/
        • Jessamyn West
    • The Shifted Librarian
      • http://www.theshiftedlibrarian.com
        • Jenny Levine
  • 12. Organizations that Blog about Library Technology Trends
    • ALA Tech Source
      • http://www.techsource.ala.org/blog/2006/12/custom-zen-enlightened-information-retrieval.html
    • LITA Blog
      • http://litablog.org/
    • ACRL Blog: Technology
      • http:// www.learningtimes.net/acrlblog/category/newtech /
  • 13. How to Find Blogs
    • Technorati (search engine for blogs)
      • http://technorati.com/
    • Blogging Libraries Wiki
      • http://www.blogwithoutalibrary.net/links/index.php?title=Welcome_to_the_Blogging_Libraries_Wiki
  • 14. Create a Free Blog
    • Blogger
      • https://www.blogger.com/start
      • Need a Google account
    • Wordpress
      • http://wordpress.com/