Library Blogging

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Linworth Pub., 2008 - Computers - 151 pages
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Thinking of setting up a blog for your school, academic, or public library? This book is for you! Learn all about the blogosphere and its place in your library. Learn the nitty gritty of setting up and hosting your library blog. Find out just what you need in hardware and software to make your blog work like a charm. See examples of groundbreaking uses for your library blog! Library Blogging is an overview of the world of blogs in libraries, including both use and technological discussions. These technology gurus bring you the "why's" of using a blog in a library context, the strengths of using blogs, and the actual how-to information. The book will gives an overview of the different options available for a library blog, the appropriateness of each option, and the possibilities of each program or service. This is all the information you need on the topic of library blogging.

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

While this book is a little dated, it's a good start for libraries that want to learn about blogs. I would like to see the others publish an update to this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Gwen - Goodreads

Coombs gave good background information on blogging and how to get started on some of the various blog sites--Blogger, Wordpress, etc. She also recommends setting a purpose for your blog and provides ... Read full review


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About the author (2008)

Jason Griffey is an associate professor and head of library information technology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. His latest book, Mobile Technology and Libraries, is now available as a part of Neal Schuman s Tech Set. Jason s previous book, Library Blogging, with Karen A Coombs, is available through Amazon. He can be stalked obsessively at and at Pattern Recognition, his personal blog. He is the author of the American Libraries Perpetual Beta blog, and is also a columnist for the ALA Techsource blog. Jason was named one of Library Journal s Movers and Shakers in 2009 and is regularly invited to speak on libraries, the social economy, mobile technology, and other technology-related issues. He spends his free time with his daughter, Eliza, reading, obsessing over gadgets, and preparing for the inevitable zombie uprising.

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