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Finlay, S. Craig; Hank, Carolyn; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Johnson, Michael – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2013
The biblioblogosphere is comprised of the institutional publication of blogs of libraries and the personal, professionally-oriented publication of blogs by librarians. Since introduction of this neologism in 2004, a number of researchers have examined this particular class of bloggers and blogging. However, there is limited investigation into the…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Libraries, Librarians
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Zhang, Tao; Maron, Deborah J.; Charles, Christopher C. – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2013
This article reports results from an empirical usability evaluation of Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative Central as part of the effort to develop an open access research repository and collaboration platform for human-animal bond researchers. By repurposing and altering key features of the original HUBzero system, Human-Animal Bond Research…
Descriptors: Usability, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Libraries
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Houk, Kathryn M.; Thornhill, Kate – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2013
Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library created a Facebook page and a corresponding managing committee in March 2010. Facebook Page Insights data collected from the library's Facebook page were statistically analyzed to investigate patterns of user engagement. The committee hoped to improve posting practices and increase user engagement…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Health Sciences, Web 2.0 Technologies, Web Sites
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Thomas, Lisa Carlucci – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2012
Photographs tell a story and illustrate an experience more profoundly than words alone. Real-time, text-based communication is an increasingly normal part of daily life as mobile devices and social networks proliferate. Yet, in the steady stream of tweets, comments, status updates, notifications, and e-mail, the details are easily lost in the…
Descriptors: Internet, Charts, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Thomas, Lisa Carlucci – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2011
This summer's "make a statement" statement was simple to understand: "I have moved." Facebook friends and colleagues marked their mass exodus from the social networking giant with these words as they left to start a new colony of peers on the newly announced Google+ (Google Plus). G+, as it is abbreviated, offered an appealing alternative from the…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, Information Management, Access to Information
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Thomas, Lisa Carlucci – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2011
Rare is the inspirational, spontaneous, transformative moment shared among 20 million people. In the summer of 2010, people around the world were moved by the sighting of a double rainbow--almost a triple rainbow--"all the way across the sky" in Yosemite National Park. Caught on video and posted to by YouTube by Paul Vasquez in January 2010, the…
Descriptors: Parks, Weather, Color, Visual Aids
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Thomas, Lisa Carlucci – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2010
Libraries are widely known as institutions that access, organize, and preserve collections of information. Libraries are also dynamic administrative entities that generate and exchange internal business information. From small operations with limited staff and technology to large, multidepartmental institutions with full IT support, libraries…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Internet, Library Research
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Brantley, John S. – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2010
Library 2.0 literature has described many of the possibilities Web 2.0 technologies offer to libraries. Case studies have assessed local use, but no studies have measured the Library 2.0 phenomenon by searching public social networking sites. This study used library-specific terms to search public social networking sites, blog search engines, and…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Search Engines, Internet
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Aharony, Noa – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2010
Microblogging is a relatively new phenomenon in online social networking that has become increasingly prevalent in the last few years. This study explores the use of Twitter in public and academic libraries to understand microblogging patterns. Analysis of the tweets was conducted in two phases: (1) statistical descriptive analysis and (2) content…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Content Analysis, Information Scientists, Public Libraries
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Mairn, Chad – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2010
Web 2.0 has made information more accessible and offers opportunities to make library resources more visible. This article presents several strategies for incorporating libraries and library resources into Web sites and course management systems. The tools presented are appropriate for many types of libraries and work with most Web-based systems.…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Libraries, Internet, Web Based Instruction
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Mathews, Brian S. – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2009
Over the years, as new technology became available, the author always tried to use it to improve his interactions with patrons. He wanted to make librarians' services friendlier and more personalized. The author stresses that social software was never really about the software; the "social" part of it was always the most crucial. One of the best…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Health, Computer Software
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Black, Elizabeth L. – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2009
This article describes the usefulness of Web analytics for understanding the users of an academic library Web site. Using a case study, the analysis describes how Web analytics can answer questions about Web site user behavior, including when visitors come, the duration of the visit, how they get there, the technology they use, and the most…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Academic Libraries, Users (Information)