a little more long-form reading

As I said previously, I’ve been reading more. One of the online things I’ve been reading has been the group library blog In the Library with the Lead Pipe. It’s a long-form blog by six authors that gets to go a little more in-depth into library issues than your average blog. Recent posts I’ve enjoyed include this look at the idea of universal catalogs and this look at how to make bibliographic instruction “sticky” (memorable). The thing I like abotu this blog is that in addition to having really good writing and heaps of links to more information, the authors actually comment on each other’s posts so that you get more of a sens eof the authors’ perspectives and also some built-in discussion at the end of nearly every essay. This is one of my favorite new blogs of 2008.

3 Responses to “a little more long-form reading”

  1. Michael Stephens Says:

    I must agree! This is an excellent example of group blogging done right. I was particularly taken with the fact each post is vetted/edited.

  2. Emily Says:

    Thanks for the shout out!

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