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Library News
MSU Library News
Inform users and visitors on news about the library: new features, events, new collections, etc.
News and Events
Announce new resources and events at the Library and gather user comment.
CET Blackboard News
This blog is to provide information for faculty about blackboard services and resources.
Government Information News from Fondren Library, Rice University
Communicate with users re local, state, federal and international governmental information resources.
News blog
Communicating news, what’s new, subject blogs for resources, internal blogs for communication.
Libraries’ News Blog
The blog is used to provide library announcements and to facilitate communication with users. RSS feeds are
also used to deliver content. The Health Sciences Library also uses blogs to communicate with departments
and schools. The answers below refer to the News Blog. The Student Services Blog is also very popular and is
fed into Facebook.
Library News
Provide news of library, events and new resources.
History Happenings at the UW Library
To keep the history department and other interested users informed about news, new applications, resources,
etc. in that subject area. Many of our liaisons have blogs.
News From The University of Alberta Engineering Librarians
We have been making heavy use of blogging software going back to around 2004 including many internal
and external library related blogs.
UC Irvine Education Resources
The Libraries have experimented with an official public blog, but currently do not have an active public blog.
Individual librarians are using blogs to keep faculty and students “current.”
Subject/Discipline Support
Google Scholar Blog
Searching in health sciences subjects.
Biological Sciences blog
Keep faculty updated on information specific to the department.
Integrated Science and Engineering Library Blog
News and discussion about information sources and services of interest to the science and engineering
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