Angie Dickson, our new librarian, is an fan of the PE blog Phil Rowland set up for this academic year and wants to set up her own. Not only can she use this blog to communicate with students at our school, but with librarians and heads of information services worldwide!
Here’s some examples of some great (newbie-friendly) blogs in the field:
- Steven Cohen (USA)
- Camilla Elliott (Australia)
- Carolyn Foote (USA)
- Kathryn Greenhill (Australia)
- Christopher Harris (USA)
- Anne Johnston (Scotland)
- Jenny Luca (Australia)
- Ian McLean (Australia)
- Cathy Nelson (USA)
- Judy O’Connell (Australia)
- Joyce Valenza (USA)
There are also some social networks powered by Ning related to libraries and information services:
Finally, there’s a great website called LibWorm that’s a search engine just for librarians!
(image from The Read/Write Web: Social Software and Libraries)