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Monday, June 21, 2004

My ProCite Output

1. Angeles, Michael, "K-Logging: Supporting KM With Web Logs."Library Journal 128, 7 (2003): 20. Abstract: Discusses a type of web logging called knowledge logging or k-logging. Information that can easily be put onto web sites; Organizations that can communicate knowledge easily with K-logs; Software that can be used for k-logging; Librarians who should provide content, share knowledge, and provide access. [A version might be available through the School Library Journal Web site: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA286642. jkb]
2. Berkman, Robert. "In a Fog Over Blogs? Stressed by RSS? The Best of Blog and RSS Search Engines." The Information Advisor 16, no. 2 (February 2004): 1-8.
3. Cohen, Alan. "Blogging for Business." PC Magazine 22, no. 23 (December 2003-): 74. Abstract: Crime fighters are turning to Web logs to keep a closer eye on illegal activity from narcotics to national security. Based in Sacramento, California, WSIN was founded in 1981 as one of six regional centers that provide a knowledge-sharing link between the federal government and local law enforcement agencies. WSIN serves approximately 1,100 law enforcement organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington, ensuring that local crime-fighters have easy access to current data and analysis. WSIN maintains a criminal-intelligence database and has a pool of analysts who collect and make sense of incoming information. Much of its work relates to narcotics crime, but it also tracks organized crime and national security matters.
4. Doctorow, Cory and others. " Essential Blogging, Cory Doctorow and others. Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., 2002. Abstract: With weblogs or "blogs" exploding all over the Web, the only thing lacking for power users and developers is detailed advice on how choose, install, and run blogging software. Written by leading bloggers, Essential Blogging includes practical advice and insider tips on the features, requirements, and limitations of applications such as Blogger, Radio Userland, Movable Type, and Blosxom. This book will get you up and blogging in no time.
5. Dragan, Richard V. and Neil J. Rubenking, "TAKE BACK THE NET ."PC Magazine 22, 23 (2003-): 102-5. ZDNet, 2003-. Abstract: A blog is a filtering software and can help you disseminate your views, and a hosted blog service can help you get started in your business. Depending on the service, you can post to your blog by browser, e-mail, or even phone. For every celebrity blog, thousands are maintained by ordinary people. Launching a blog is about the simplest way to create a personal Web site. Unlike in the other services, a Radio UserLand blog is created locally using desktop Web server software and then "upstreamed" to the Web, so you always have a local copy of all your content. Themes or skins let you configure your blog's appearance to reflect your personality; if you know a little HTML, you can do some fine tuning. Many services include interactive elements to keep visitors engaged, like the ability to rate or discuss posts. A search function may help you find bloggers with similar interests. Exchanging links or joining blog rings helps drive traffic to your blog.
6. Dragan, Richard V. Rubenking Neil J., "TAKE BACK THE NET ."PC Magazine 22, 23 (2003-): 102-5. ZDNet, 2003-. Abstract: A blog is a filtering software and can help you disseminate your views, and a hosted blog service can help you get started in your business. Depending on the service, you can post to your blog by browser, e-mail, or even phone. For every celebrity blog, thousands are maintained by ordinary people. Launching a blog is about the simplest way to create a personal Web site. Unlike in the other services, a Radio UserLand blog is created locally using desktop Web server software and then "upstreamed" to the Web, so you always have a local copy of all your content. Themes or skins let you configure your blog's appearance to reflect your personality; if you know a little HTML, you can do some fine tuning. Many services include interactive elements to keep visitors engaged, like the ability to rate or discuss posts. A search function may help you find bloggers with similar interests. Exchanging links or joining blog rings helps drive traffic to your blog.
7. Field, Karen Auguston, "Why Every Engineer Needs a Weblog."Design News 58, 11 (2003-): 11. Reed Business Information, 2003-. Abstract: Argues that design engineers need to have a weblog, an online diary of sorts that features daily postings that include links to other sites and provides commentary on articles in the media. Benefits posed by weblogs to engineers; Qualities of weblogs; Criticism of weblogs.
8. Goans, Doug and Teri M. Vogel. "BUILDING A HOME FOR LIBRARY NEWS WITH A BLOG." Computers in Libraries 23, no. 10 (November 2003): 20-26. Abstract: Focuses on creating Weblogs for libraries. Information on Weblogs; Details of the functions of libraries and librarians; Discussion on the importance of Weblogs for libraries; Factors which must be considered before creating Weblogs.
9. Lynch, Jim. "RSS News Readers Browse for You." PC Magazine 22, no. 17 (2003-): 32. Abstract: Devised in 1999 by Netscape Corp. to gather content for its Netcenter portal, RSS is a dialect of XML. Even those involved in its creation haven't decided whether RSS stands for RDF Site Summary, Rich Site Summary, or even Really Simple Syndication. Web designers and other information providers use RSS to syndicate news content, site updates, blogs, and all sorts of timely data, pushing it out to users who subscribe or opt in for the feed. With an RSS news reader, one can add the site's RSS feed to the list of subscriptions, eliminating the need to visit the site regularly. Depending on settings at both ends, all the latest information from the site's feed will be pulled into RSS news reader.
10. Macdonald, Nico. "The Future of Weblogging." The Register (April 2004).Available online: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/04/18/blogging_future/.
11. McFedries, Paul, "Blah, Blah, Blog."IEEE Spectrum 40, 12 (2003): 60. 2003. Abstract: Focuses on Web log or blog, a kind of digital diary and a Web page to which a writer posts chronological entries on a particular topic. Main difference between a blog and a regular Webs site; Number of domain names that include the word 'bog'; Results of a survey by Perseus Development Corp. concerning the number of blogs on blog-hosting sites; Rise of moblog, a blog maintained and updated using a mobile device.
12. Metz, Cade, "TAKE BACK THE NET."PC Magazine 22, 23 (2003-): 101-2. ZDNet, 2003-. Abstract: Think back to the earliest days of the World Wide Web. In the early nineties, when the Web first rose to prominence, few saw it as a business medium. Unlike newspapers, radio, and television Çö media that broadcast the ideas of a select group of people and corporations Çö the Web would give widespread voice to every one of us. Very quickly, the Web was commandeered by those with the money and expertise to maintain and publicize Web sites: corporations, other businesses, the existing mass media. According to the Web survey firm Perseus Development Corp., more than 4 million people have built hosted blogs, and that number will grow to more than 10 million by the end of 2004.
13. Miller, Ron, "Blogging for Business. "EContent 26, 10 (2003): 30-34. Information Today Inc., 2003. Abstract: Considers the use of weblogs as a key business communication tool. Saturation of communication methods such as email; Emergence of blogs in the workplace; Importance of weblogs in improving communication internally and externally. INSET: Companies Featured in This Article. [Available online: http://www.ecmag.net/Articles/ArticleReader.aspx?ArticleID=5578&Query=blogging%20business -- jkb]
14. Trott, Mena and Trott, Ben. "TrackBack Explanation: A Beginner's Guide to TrackBack ." [http://www.movabletype.org/trackback/beginners/]. 12 February 2004. Abstract: This document is an introduction to TrackBack from a non-technical perspective. The goal is to illustrate how the system can be used to enhance cross-site conversations and build community.
15. White, Martin, "Web Logs: Moving Beyond Cool."EContent 26, 12 (2003): 10. Information Today Inc., 2003. Abstract: Provides information on Web logs. Meaning and description of web log; Problem in searching information contained in public web logs; Cost of its software; Types of web logs and their descriptions.

2 Comments:

  • These citations are great, Christina, and very timely! I'm trying to gather resources and do some research for a presentation I'll give to some business school librarians on Friday. I've found a few of these to be quite useful and added links above for two articles.

    By Blogger j, at 2:58 PM  

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