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Dig Deeper with blogs

October is National Medical Librarians Month. In recognition the library is doing a staff development activity to learn about some of our newer online tools. Here is week 1′s assignment: Dig Deeper with Blogs.

Not library staff & want more info? Send an email to mknapp@lsuhsc.edu

This week we?óÔé¼Ôäóre talking about blogs. Did you know the library has a blog? Clearly you do now as you are reading it! Read on for a background on blogs and other info?óÔé¼?ª
Introduction to blogs
?óÔé¼?ó Definition: BLOG is short for Web log, or an online journal that is frequently updated with news, views or other information.
?óÔé¼?ó For an introduction to blogs, watch this 3 minute video: ?óÔé¼?ôblogs in plain English?óÔé¼?Ø by Common Craft: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKcqge8SvzQ
?óÔé¼?ó You can view our library blog, LSUSHSC LIBRARY NEWS, on the Isch?â?® Library homepage. All library staff can create posts on the blog or leave a comment.

Log in information
Librarians
Username: your lsuhsc email alias (ie: mknapp)
Generic password: [redacted:see staff email]
Library Staff and the General Public
Haven?óÔé¼Ôäót used our blog before? Anyone can create a username & password to comment.

Task for week 1:
?óÔé¼?óAdd a comment answering the question ?óÔé¼?ôWhich tool are you most interested in learning about this month?”

NMLM: Dig Deeper Display

NMLM: Dig Deeper Display

8 Responses to Dig Deeper with blogs

  1. I would like to learn a bit more about the Library’s Delicious account for the links. This tool is something I’ve not really gotten into, and I would love to have a bit more info about its inner workings and how it’s being applied to library resources.

  2. I would like to learn more about Wiki.

  3. Joe Plummer says:

    I would like to learn more about the LOUISiana Digital Library (LDL).

  4. I would like to learn more about delicious as well. it’s an online bookmark management tools, and it changed it’s look almost a day after we moved our links to it.

  5. jmcken says:

    I would like to learn more about navigating E-journals.

  6. I would love to jump in with the Wikis.

  7. I’d like to learn more about Delicious.

  8. I would like to learn more about Wikis and Delicious so I can apply them to the dental library home page.