Archive for May 28th, 2004

Library Juice Slams Librarians Who Blog

Friday, May 28th, 2004

Two of my blog readers e-mailed me about this issue of Library Juice’s “Please stop being excited about the Web – especially ‘blogs” because they found it so disturbing. This paragraph in particular seems to be raising hackles: “As an example I would like to cite the blogging craze – and it is a craze […]

BusinessWeek on Wikis in Business

Friday, May 28th, 2004

“Something Wiki This Way Comes” reports on the benefits of using wikis, Web sites anyone can easily edit in a Web browser, in corporate environments. Of course, it mentions sj’s fave, Wikipedia. “Wikis’ Winning Ways” goes into more detail about Wikipedia and gives a brief introduction to wikis and their history. It says the name […]

Journalists Released from Captivity in Iraq

Friday, May 28th, 2004

The Associated Press reports three NBC journalists and an Iraqi freelancer have been released. Iraqis captured them in Fallujah on Tuesday.

Resources for and about News Librarianship

Friday, May 28th, 2004

A new news librarian asked me for some professional development resources about the profession. Here’s what I shared with him, in case any of you out there are curious and don’t already know about these resources. I’ve mentioned most of these before, so please pardon the repetition. The Special Libraries Association News Division Web site […]

D-Day Pathfinder: Government Views of D-Day 1944

Friday, May 28th, 2004

I like World War II history and the 60th anniversary of D-Day is just days away, so you might have to tolerate me posting some resources about the war, especially since I’m seeing a lot of chatter among news librarians looking for information about the invasion. The Librarians Index to the Internet New This Week […]