Guest Top Ten List
Phil Bradley is a British freelance librarian and Internet Consultant. He works very closely with the library community in Britain, but has also travelled extensively. Phil has helped advise Microsoft on the development of their search engines, is an accredited trainer for the European Parliament and is a respected speaker on the conference circuit. As well as being the author of several books on aspects of the Internet he also runs two blogs: Phil Bradley's weblog, which covers search engines, and i want to which details new Web 2.0 based resources.
Top 10 Librarian Blogs
CILIP - the British Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals provides news on LIS information, breaking news for information professionals and is a good all around source for librarians in the UK.
Judy O'Connell is an Australian information professional and her blog covers a broad subject range, with an interesting Australian focus.
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This is a humourous blog, detailing (with illustrations) truly hideous book covers. It's worth taking a look at on a Friday afternoon as your start to the weekend.
A medical librarians exploration of the web 2.0 world and beyond. Reguarly updated, with solid information and lots of good advice.
Sarah Houghton-Jan works for the San Jose Public Library and her weblog is always an informative read, detailing new advances about aspects of the internet that are going to be of interest to librarians.
This blog covers the 'incidental thoughts of a Singapore Liblogarian'. It has a varied coverage, with a bias towards education.
I could have chosen any of dozens of academic library weblogs, and Spineless, from Heriot-Watt University Library is an excellent example of how a weblog can be used to inform, entertain and educate its readership.
This blog is from the Edinburgh City Libraries and covers information on public libraries, community regeneration, Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 data. It's a great example of how a public library blog can be exciting, interesting and energetic.
Dr Michael Stephens writes about libraries, technology and people in a very engaging, interesting and authoritative manner. He's very keen on empowering librarians and his blog is always inspirational and fascinating.
Jenny Levine writes a challenging and interesting weblog discussing the ways in which information professionals can (and indeed should) adjust to changing technologies.