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

This book is an overview of the world of blogs in libraries, including both use and technological discussions.The authors bring you the whys and how-to's of using a blog in a library context, including the different options available for a library blog, the appropriateness of each option, and the possibilities of each program or service."

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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)

Karen A. Coombs serves as the Head of Web Services at the University of Houston Libraries.

Jason Griffey is an assistant professor, Reference & Instructional Technology Librarian at Lupton Library, University of Tennessee @ Chattanooga.

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