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Archive for November, 2005
Steven Cohen has an awesome list of librarian blogs at PubSub. It includes a status based on linking, too, which gives some rough idea about importance or the number of readers or popularity or something like that. The list includes some established favorites, like ResourceShelf, as well as lots of blogs I hadn’t heard of […]
It is with great sadness that I report the death of one of my Mom’s favorite children’s book authors. Stan and Jan Berenstain have published hundreds of children’s books featuring their bears. I can’t tell you how many of their books my Mom shared with me over the years. Whenever we’re looking for books for […]
One way to try to beat the potential employment shortage is to recruit and retain great professionals now. The October 10 BusinessWeek explores developing and mining talent within corporations. Much of what the articles discuss and highlight could be applied to libraries. Some ways companies emphasize and develop their workers is through exit interviews, professional […]
The Special Libraries Association, which is having a membership drive until December 31, has released the 2005 Salary Survey. A chart showing certain values is available for free on their Web site. For more details about librarians’ salaries, get a copy of the report.
Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge, a newsletter focusing on business information, reprints this Harvard Management Communication Letter article explaining how companies can use weblogs to their benefit.
Over the weekend, I realized a few of the blogs I contribute to are not there anymore. They were sort of on loan so I could play with a particular fabulous blog platform. I’ve been trying to figure out how not to work on thirtyish blogs for a while. Losing some like this is certainly […]
After lots of thought about whether I should blog about the project formerly known as Google Print, Google Book Search, I’ve decided it poses too much of a conflict of interest with my job and is too risky for me to do it. Lots of other people are writing about it. There’s no real reason […]
Bill Ives writes about this New York Sun article on the perils of blogging in academia. It begins with the story of Daniel Drezner, a celebrated blogger and professor who didn’t get tenure this year, and goes on to explore the issues surrounding professors blogging. Bill pulls out a great quote that summarizes the situation. […]
The November/December EDUCAUSE Review takes a look at podcasting in academic environments.