Category Round 2

#BlogJune: Querying libraries

  Querying Libraries is a new blog by Steven Chang, a librarian living and working in Melbourne, Australia. Steven’s blog reflects on what its like to be a new as a health librarian in a public hospital; which has its own set of pressures and responsibilities compared to many other roles in our profession. (and […]

#BlogJune: Book Patrol (libraries)

  Book Patrol (libraries) – This blog describes itself as the ‘haven for book culture’ and the libraries section definitely keeps the theme with historic photos, reading trends, library advocacy and lots of news. Be sure to check out their coverage of the Books meet robotics in the Book Hive, just amazing.

#BlogJune: Early Word

  Early Word– this extensive blog from Nora Rawlinson covers ‘news for collection development and readers advisory librarians’. All of the normal reader advisory topics are covered here (genre fiction, book groups, best sellers, etc) but also included are nonfiction, graphic novels, and reading trends. Plus there is a while section dedicated to reader advisory […]

#BlogJune: Library stories at Boing Boing

  Library stories at Boing Boing. Boing Boing is an edited website and blog ‘devoted to the weird, wonderful and wicked things to be found in technology and culture’. Their library stories include international reports, library advocacy and, copyright issues. Why this is so important is because this Boing Boing write about library issues but […]

Discussion topic: what’s next?

Welcome to part two of our final discussion topic. As we mentioned before, the end of June brings the end round 2 of the ILN. We asked you to focus your discussions on reflecting what you’ve learnt by participating in the program; now we want you to think about what your next steps are. Some questions […]

#BlogJune: Jane’s Pick of the Day

  Jane’s pick of the day is written by Jane Hart, is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT). The blog description says that the content covers ‘information on new learning trends, technologies and tools’ but there is so much more than that. Recent posts include how to modernize workplace learning […]

#BlogJune: Behind the Panels

  The Behind the Panels site is the blog side of Behind the Panels podcast which has been described as being “like Oprah’s Book Club – but for geeks.” The hosts are passionate readers who report on news, recent releases and all things comic related. Whether you are looking for a resource to keep up […]