Even if some heat has gone out of the library blogosphere, there is still a fair amount of reading and writing going on. I was asked recently what I tended to look at, going beyond the well-known bigger names. Here are some of the blogs that came to mind – some others also come to mind, but they don’t sustain the reasonable amount of output that these do.
Go to Hellman Personanondata eFoundations The Book of Trogool Overdue ideas Synthesize, specialize, mobilize Martin Hamilton’s Blog HangingTogether Bibliographic wilderness The Arcadia Project blog
Many of these are written from within a library perspective. Some dip into libraries from other perspectives. Personanondata, by Michael Cairns, covers the book industry more generally. Martin Hamilton, who is responsible for Internet Services in the IT services division at Loughborough University, is a recent blogger with a nicely reflective style. My former colleague Eric Hellman pulls together his science, business and technical experiences to provide some of the most interesting commentary on our changing environment. And Andy Powell and Pete Johnston at eFoundations combine technical pieces about metadata with more general discussion of education/information in a networked environment.
And then there’s ……
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