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Many voices : building a biblioblogosphere in Ireland

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dc.contributor.author Dalton, Michelle en
dc.contributor.author O'Connor, Martin en
dc.contributor.author Kouker, Alexander en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-09T14:39:57Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-09T14:39:57Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Dalton, M., O'Connor, M., Kouker, A. (2016). Many voices : building a biblioblogosphere in Ireland. New Review of Academic Librarianship, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13614533.2016.1155998 en
dc.identifier.issn 1740-7834
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10788/2900
dc.description.abstract Blogging has been associated with the Library and Information Science (LIS) community for some time now. Libfocus.com is an online blog that was founded in 2011. Its goal was to create a communal communication space for LIS professionals in Ireland and beyond, to share and discuss issues and ideas. The content of the blog is curated by an editorial team, and features guest bloggers from across all sectors and experience levels. Using a qualitative methodological approach, open-ended surveys were conducted with twelve previous guest bloggers, in order to explore how and why Irish-based LIS professionals choose to communicate through blogging. It is hoped that this evidence will provide a greater understanding of both the value and effectiveness of blogging as an outreach and communication tool within the profession, helping both libraries and librarians to be more strategic in their use of it as a medium. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.rights Items in Esource are protected by copyright. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher/copyright holder. en
dc.rights.uri http://esource.dbs.ie/copyright
dc.source.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13614533.2016.1155998
dc.subject Library science en
dc.subject Communication en
dc.title Many voices : building a biblioblogosphere in Ireland en
dc.type Article en
dc.description.version Postprint en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The publisher en


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