Links to Resources
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|Professional Literature||Free Podcast Providers|
ACRLog -- Association of College Research Libraries
ALA blogs -- multiple American Library Association blogs
Annoyed Librarian -- hosted by the Library JournalBlog without a Library -- emerging tech, social media, web development, user experience, and what it all means for libraries
Bloglines -- FREE online service for searching, subscribing, creating and sharing news feeds, blogs and rich web content
ALA Learning -- the blog for the Learning Round Table of the American Library Association
Chronicle of Higher Ed Daily News Blog -- Higher-education news from around the web
EDUCAUSE Blog -- Information technology blog
Google Librarian Central -- Google news, tips and updates
In the Library with the Lead Pipe -- Essays by six librarians working in academic, public and school libraries with occasional articles posted by guests
Information Wants to be Free -- Social software in libraries and affordable continuing education for librarians -- hosted by distance learning librarian at Norwich University
Inquiring Librarian -- Librarianship, technology, and how they affect each other in the 21st Century -- hosted by metadata librarian with the Indiana University
Inside Higher Ed -- News, opinion and jobs for all of higher education
Kept Up Academic Librarian -- News and developments in higher education -- hosted by AUL for Research and Instructional Services at Temple University
Krafty Librarian -- Things of interest to a medical librarian
Librarian.net -- Jessamyn Spears -- Blog of a self-professed "sometimes librarian, sometimes writer, sometimes blogger, and sometimes technology instructor/consultant."
Library of Congress Blog -- Unofficial blog hosted by the Library’s Director of Communications
Library Stuff -- A blog from Information Today, Inc. dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development
Library Voice -- Libraries, Tech, Games and Bikes -- hosted by a reference & instruction librarian at Ohio University
LISNews -- Current events and news in the world of Library and Information Science -- hosted by a team of international bloggers
Check It Out -- Lyrasis member's blog of the latest news about Lyrasis and the library community
Mashable -- Social media blog focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and Social Media news.
Planet Cataloging -- An aggregation of blogs related to cataloging and metadata
Reference Notes -- Profiles of significant or substantive developments and news of potential interest to Reference and Research Librarians worldwide
Search Engine Showdown -- Users' guide to Web searching, compares and evaluates Internet search engines from the searcher's perspective
Society of GA Archivists blog -- Official blog of SOGA news and events
Tame the Web -- Libraries, technology and people -- hosed by an assistant arofessor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University
The Shifted Librarian -- A blog that works from the assumption that libraries must become more portable or "shifted," since the net generation expects information to come to them
The Ubiquitous Librarian -- Encourages librarians to step outside of the library and interact with patrons wherever they may be: online, in the classroom, in the hallway, at football games, in the cafeteria, off campus -- hosted by AUL for Outreach and Academic Services at the University of California, Santa Barbara
ALA-APA Library Worklife current newsletter -- Published by the American Library Association and Allied Professional Association. ALA member ID and password required to view.
ALA-APA Library Worklife archived newsletters -- Published by the American Library Association and Allied Professional Association. ID and password NOT required to view.
EDUCAUSE Resource Center -- Information technology articles, papers and reports
Ariadne -- a Web magazine for information professionals in archives, libraries and museums in all sectors.
D-Lib -- an electronic publication with a primary focus on digital library research and development, including but not limited to new technologies, applications, and contextual social and economic issues.
ACRL Publications -- an assortment of informational resources, including links to ACRL blog, monthly newsmagazine, bimonthly journal, reviews significant current books and electronic media, and RCLWeb.
Cites and Insights: Crawford at Large -- a Web-based journal of libraries, policy, technology, and media.
Library Journal -- in addition to online version of the Library Journal, contains numerous blogs, newsletters, reviews, libraries news, and collection development and technology news
School Library Journal -- in addition to online version of the School Library Journal, contains numerous blogs, reviews, articles, technology news and newsletters.
E-LIS -- e-prints in library and information science
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) -- Workshops, conferences, certificate programs and online learning
Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) -- eLearning - seminars/webcasts
Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) -- Regional workshops
Association of Research Libraries (ARL) -- Training skills support site and leadership development resources
Continuing Library Education and Networking Exchange Round Table (LEARNRT) -- Discussion lists, blog, Wiki, Training Showcase and quarterly newsletter
EDUCAUSE -- Conferences, seminars and institutes
Element K -- Free online learning in a variety of topics, including Leadership & Management,
Personal Development, Time & Stress Management, Problem Solving, Presentation Skills, Web Design, and Office Productivity
Georgia Library Assocation (GLA) -- Continuing education and professional development opportunities
Infopeople Project -- Statewide LSTA project that functions as the training arm of the California State Library
Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) -- Regional workshops and conferences
Lyrasis -- PALINET/SOLINET -- Conferences, workshops and online classes
Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) -- Online professional development classes
Society of American Archivists (SAA) -- Workshops, scholarships and annual meeting
Society of Georgia Archivists (SGA) -- Workshops, scholarships and annual meeting
WebJunction -- Free online learning, including Customer Service & Interpersonal Skills, Library Management, Library Services, Organizational Management, Web Design & Development.
If you have comments or items to add to the above lists, contact Jan Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org