"A helpful guide on not only starting your own blog but finding blogs that will help you stay current in this field."
—Nicole C. Engard, blogger,
What I Learned Today
In this fully updated second edition of his popular 2006 book,
author, internet trainer, and blogger Michael P. Sauers shows how
blogging and RSS technology can be easily and successfully used by
libraries and librarians. Sauers provides a wealth of useful examples
and insights from librarian bloggers and provides easy-to-follow
instructions for creating, publishing, and syndicating a blog using
free Web-based services, software, RSS feeds, and aggregators. The
second edition covers new blogging tools and services, introduces
numerous useful library blogs and bloggers, and includes a new chapter
on micro-blogging with Twitter. Blogging & RSS is a must-read for
librarians; library managers, administrators, tech staff, and anyone
interested in utilizing blogs and RSS in a library setting.
"Both newbie and long-time library bloggers will find gems of usefulness in this new edition, as well as hints and tricks for dealing with the unique challenges of the Twitterverse."
—Louise Alcorn, Reference Technology Librarian,
West Des Moines (IA) Public Library
3M Cloud Library