What is library blog?

Blogs and wikis are some of the popular social tools (Farkas 2007). The existing blogs and bloggers have been motivating the libraries to start and make use of the resources. Blogs are placed to disseminate and also the place to get the feedback of library resources and services.

What can you do with WorldCat?

WorldCat.org lets you: Find books, music, and videos to check out. Find research articles and digital items (like audiobooks) that can be directly viewed or downloaded. Link to “Ask a Librarian” and other services at your library. Post your review of an item, or contribute factual information about it.

What is the WorldCat database?

WorldCat is the world’s most comprehensive database of information about library collections. OCLC delivers quality, discoverability and value. Member libraries provide the foundation.

What is WorldCat in library science?

WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.

Why would you use a library blog?

Librarians use blogs to disseminate professional and general information, while libraries often use blogs for announcements. Conclusions. Libraries utilize blogs in a novel way that allows them to disseminate information to their patrons.

How do I set up a library blog?

  1. STEP 1 – Choose Your Blog Topic and Name. The very first thing you need to do is choose a topic and a name for your blog.
  2. STEP 2 – Find the Right Blogging Platform.
  3. STEP 3 – Set Up Your Blog Through Web Hosting (and Register Domain Name)
  4. STEP 4 – Configure Your WordPress Blog.
  5. STEP 5 – Design and Customize Your Blog.

Who uses WorldCat?

OCLC makes WorldCat itself available free to libraries, but the catalog is the foundation for other subscription OCLC services (such as resource sharing and collection management). WorldCat is used by librarians for cataloging and research and by the general public.

How do I access WorldCat?

Access WorldCat Go directly to http://www.worldcat.org.

How can libraries use blogs?