Library Blogging, 1st Edition

  • Karen A. Coombs
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  • ISBN-10: 1586833626
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833626
  • DDC: 020
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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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” 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Figures.
About the Authors.
1: Introduction.
2: An Introduction to Blogs.
3: Why a Library Blog?.
4: Blogging Technologies Section.
5: Types of Blogs.
6: Hosted Blogs.
7: Server-Based Blogging Solutions.
8: Instructions/How to Section.
9: How To.
10: Blogger How To.
11: WordPress How To.
12: Movable How To.
13: Related Technologies.
14: What is Possible with a Blog?.
15: Blog Culture.
16: Future Possibilities.
17: Summary.