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Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
Blogs: Journals of the 21st Century
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    • 1. Blogs
      • Journals of the 21 st Century
    • 2. What is a blog?
      • Web + Log = BLOG
      • Self-publishing
      • YOUR focus
      • Blogs can do many things
        • Portfolio
        • Newsletter
        • Professional development
        • Community builder
      • Use online (Blogger, TypePad, WordPress)
      • RSS feeds
    • 3. RSS Feeds
      • RSS=Really Simple Syndication
      • Subscribers told when new content available
      • Bloglines or Newsgator : Web based bookmarks
        • Bookmarks accessible from anywhere
      • RSS feed readers built into Outlook
    • 4. Blogs create community
      • Engage users
      • Start a discussion with COMMENTS
      • Comments
        • Set to be approved by administrator
        • Set to email administrator
        • Set to prevent spam comments
      • Blogs can be private:
      • By Invitation ONLY
    • 5. Blogs become BOOKS
      • Bloggers (blog authors)
        • Existing fan base
        • Writing ability
        • Traditional print—and money—follow.
      • Mason Dixon Knitting
      • Angry Chicken
      • Julie and Julia
      • Crazy Aunt Purl
    • 6. Blogs update communities
      • Updates about company/organization
        • Sun Microsystem’s CEO Blogs: Jonathan Blogs
        • The Loopy Ewe: Sheri at the Loopy Ewe
      • Library Blogs
        • Oberlin College Library: Reading Girl Speaks
        • Virginia Tech: VT Library News
        • Duke: Library Hacks
        • John Hopkins Sheridan Libraries
    • 7. Other uses
      • Opinion and news
      • Breaking news—before mainstream media can cover it
      • Professional Development
        • Librarian.net
        • The Apple Blog
        • Linux and Open Source Blog
    • 8. Real life uses
      • Personal portfolio: The Rainey Sisters
      • Family/Health Blog: Richard Beach’s Blog
      • Travel: Falang, My Friend, Very Good
      • Adventures in the Peace Corps
      • Entertainment
      • Stuff on My Cat
      • Stuff on My Mutt
      • Cute Overload
    • 9. Privacy Issues
      • Blog is public: do not say anything that you do not want EVERYONE to know
      • Last names/Children’s names/Workplace
      • Cyberstalking?
      • Medical issues—HIPPA laws
      • Private blog: can keep private and send invitations
    • 10. Disclaimer: Blogs are personal
      • You must not use the Commonwealth’s Internet access or electronic communication in cases where it: 
        •   interferes with the user’s productivity or work performance, or with any other employee’s productivity or work performance;
        • adversely affects the efficient operation of the computer system;
        • results in any personal gain or profit to the user
        • violates any provision of this policy, any supplemental policy adopted by the agency supplying the Internet or electronic communication systems, or any other policy, regulation, law or guideline as set forth by local, State or Federal law. (See Code of Virginia §2.1-804-805; §2.2-2827 as of October1, 2001.)
      • Note: Any user of VCCS IT resources employing the Commonwealth’s Internet or electronic communication systems for personal use must present their communications in such a way as to be clear that the communication is personal and is not a communication of the agency or the Commonwealth.
    • 11. Goal or Mission Statement
      • WHAT is this for?
      • What do I want to achieve?
        • Personal/friends
        • Portfolio
        • Get word out/self publishing
        • Generate a buzz
        • Marketing for self/organization
        • Reach family, friends, similar interests
    • 12. Parts of a Blog
      • Banner
      • Buttons
      • Links or Blogroll
      • Sub with Bloglines/RSS feed
      • Email me!
      • Search
      • Tags/categories
      • Site counter
      • Comments
    • 13. Leaving Comments
      • Thank you note for visit to the blog
      • Begin a conversation or discussion
      • Give another side of the story
      • Personal experience
      • Comments public so be NICE!
    • 14. Getting Comments on own blog
      • Different settings
      • Open to all
      • Bot-blocked
      • Email author
      • Moderator approval
      • Make friends--start the discussion
      • Comment on commenter’s blog
      • Email commenter
    • 15. Blogger: Push-Button Publishing
      • Hosted on external server
      • Web-based
        • (like web mail services Hotmail, Yahoomail)
      • Free
      • Must have private gmail (Google Mail) account to register
      • Free templates—just fill in own information
      • Blogger.com
    • 16. Blog Setup
      • Personal email account to login
      • Create Google Account
      • Name Blog
      • Choose Template
      • Write first post
      • Publish
      • Wait for comments
      • LOOK who’s blogging now!

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