Thursday, 17 October 2013

Productivity for Academic Librarians and Researchers: Session 21 - Blogs – Their Care and Feeding

Productivity session 21 looks at blogs. I have followed a number of blogs since before starting my own a few years ago. I've got to know several other librarians via their Twitter feeds and their blogs, and blogs offer opportunities for extended writing and exploration of ideas that Twitter doesn't.

I don't know if my blog network has changed all that much over the last couple of years. Which is a sign, perhaps, that I should look into expanding it a little.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Productivity for Academic Librarians and Researchers: Session 20 - Following Our Digital Footprints

Session 20 looks at digital footprints. Way back when I was doing the 23 Things programme I looked at this in more depth and edited my LinkedIn profile, blog page and anything else within my power. Googling myself, it seems my singing Sheffield-based namesake is still going and with her dominating Google searches, I'm safe until page 15. Despite this, I think it's definitely time to make some changes - I've been thinking about updating this blog for a while, and I suppose I should edit my LinkedIn profile too...