Anyone who’s reading this blog directly rather than in their rss reader may have noticed a new box appear on the upper right hand side – Subscribe via Email I’m happy to have finally gotten around to offer this option. Teaching patrons and training staff has taught me that there are still a great many people who don’t use an rss reader for whatever reason. … Continue reading Subscribe to this blog by email
Remember how last month I blogged about using a wiki for the library’s Readers Advisory Site? It looked like this. Well we ran into some issues, the IT department was having some problems with the input form and the other Librarians didn’t like it (I’m not gonna list their complaints), so I started rethinking it. Since I was going to be building a new one … Continue reading Using WordPress for Bibliographies or Readers Advisory Sites
One of the things about having a blog or facebook page for patrons is that you need to give them a reason to come back. What can they get there that they can’t get anywhere else? The Pirates application on Facebook hooked me with the monkey, I love monkeys! So what hook are you using to get people to read your blog? visit your myspace … Continue reading What’s your hook?