UBC Library Bloggers Informal Discussion January 25, 2010
Introduc?on § We are all blogging: who are we? § are we blogging personally or professionally § how many proﬁles do we manage? (blog/ twiIer/facebook/etc.) § The UBC Library Blogsphere
Discussion § Why are we blogging? § What are we using it for? § How do we share our informa?on on blogs? § How do we share informa?on on other channels (twiIer, website, etc.) § Who is reading/sharing our blog?
The blogging directory With so many voices in the UBC blogging community, there are simple steps we can take to improve our online presence § Iden?ty § Iden?fy yourself as a UBC Library blog, and provide links to UBC Library in your side menu § This adds dis?nc?on and credibility § If you are subject expert, iden?fy yourself as one! § Usability § Categoriza?on & tagging of content § Commen?ng § Redundancy § Eliminate old blogs, that you no longer use, or haven’t used in over a year
Final Thoughts § Technical support § UBC Library: Yvonne Chan § UBC Blog group for tech support: hIp://blogs.ubc.ca/groups/ubc-‐blogs/ § Promo?on § Jessica Woolman or Glenn Drexhage, UBC Library Communica?ons § Discussion § UBC Library Blog group: hIp://blogs.ubc.ca/groups/ubc-‐library-‐blog-‐squad/