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Librariesinteract.info: collaboration and community in the Australian library blogosphere

Bradley, F., Greenhill, K. and Wiebrands, C. (2008) Librariesinteract.info: collaboration and community in the Australian library blogosphere. In: VALA2008 14th Biennial Conference and Exhibition: Libraries/Changing Spaces, Virtual Places, 5-7 February 2008, Melbourne, Vic.

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Abstract

Since July 2006, a group of Australian Librarians have co-ordinated the group blog librariesinteract.info (LINT). This blog was created as a forum for professional communication and discussion of change in the Australian library sector. Communication and planning is conducted using a variety of web tools including an email list, instant messaging, collaborative bookmarking and a wiki. This paper compares the experience of the LINT authors with that of other authors of collaborative library blogs, as reported in a survey of the library blogosphere in September 2007.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: Murdoch University Library
Publisher: VALA - Libraries, Technology and the Future Inc.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/623
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