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Weblogs – are you serious?

Laurel A. Clyde (Professor, Library and Information Science Department, The University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland)

The Electronic Library

ISSN: 0264-0473

Article publication date: 1 October 2004

Abstract

Weblogs are a relatively recent Internet phenomenon, dating from the late 1990s. However, while Weblogs may be a natural for librarians (or for some librarians, at least), they are not yet a natural for libraries. This paper examines Weblog history and usage, particularly where libraries and librarians are concerned, and highlights some areas where Weblogs may be put to better use.

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Clyde, L.A. (2004), "Weblogs – are you serious?", The Electronic Library, Vol. 22 No. 5, pp. 390-392. https://doi.org/10.1108/02640470410561893

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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