TITLE

PEN A BLOG BUSTER

AUTHOR(S)
Caldwell, Tracey
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Information World Review;Sep2005, Issue 216, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the importance of blogs to libraries. Advantages and disadvantages of blogs to a library community; Information professionals who expressed doubts over the benefits of library blogs; Need for guidelines for blogs; Roles of academic librarians in managing information contained in weblogs.
ACCESSION #
18380243

 

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