This is a two-part post: A question today, the answer in a day or two (or three…)
The question: What do each of these lists have in common, other than all being liblogs, and what could you reasonably generalize from each of them taken in isolation?
- Catalogablog, Commentary from Carl Grant, The Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics, Information Literacy Weblog, OA Librarian, Open Access News, CogSci Librarian, Coyle’s InFormation, Digitization 101, Filipino Librarian, The Handheld Librarian, The Information Literacy Land of Confusion, It’s all good, Killin’ time being lazy, The Laughing Librarian, A LIBRARIAN AT THE KITCHEN TABLE, Librarian on the edge, Library Marketing-Thinking Outside the Book, Library Stories: Libraries & Librarians in the News, LibraryThing, Museum 2.0, OPL Plus (not just for OPLs anymore), Out of the Jungle, Peter Scott’s Library Blog, Rambling Librarian :: Incidental Thoughts of a Singapore Liblogarian, ricklibrarian, School Librarian in Action, Stephen Gallant Review, UK Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Blog, User Education Resources for Librarians, AbsTracked, Baby Boomer Librarian, BookBitchBlog, Borderland Tales, Carolyne’s pages of interest, The Centered Librarian, A Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy, Connie Crosby, The Cool Librarian, DigiCMB, Eagle Dawg Blog, Friends: Social Networking Sites for Engaged Library Services, frontier librarian, Game On: Games in Libraries, Gather No Dust, The Gypsy Librarian, Heretical Librarian, The In Season Christian Librarian, info NeoGnostic, Information Junk
- Stephen’s Lighthouse, 025.431: The Dewey blog, ©ollectanea, Academic Librarian, beSpacific, Confessions of a Science Librarian, The Days & Nights of the Lipstick Librarian!, eFoundations, explodedlibrary.info, The Good Library Blog, Government Info Pro, Hectic Pace, Law Librarian Blog, Library 2.0: An Academic’s Perspective, LibraryLaw Blog, mamamusings, Outgoing, RSS4Lib, The Ubiquitous Librarian, Bluestalking, bookshelves of doom, Cataloging Futures, Christina’s LIS Rant, The Distant Librarian, DrWeb’s Domain, The Kept-Up Academic Librarian, Loomware – Crafting New Libraries, Metalogue, Professional-Lurker: Comments by an academic in cyberspace, reeling and writhing, Science Library Pad, SciTech Library Question, Superpatron – Friends of the Library, for the net, Tinfoil + Raccoon, Tom Roper’s Weblog, Creating the One-shot Library Workshop, Feel-good Librarian, Lady Crumpet’s Armoire, Librarian of Fortune, Marcus’ World, Phil Bradley’s weblog, Slow Library, T. Scott, Weibel Lines
- Arnold Digital, David Lee King, Everybody’s Libraries, Free Range Librarian, librarian.net, ResourceShelf, The Shifted Librarian, ACRL Insider, ACRLog, alliance virtual library, Be openly accessible or be obscure, Beyond the Job, Blisspix.net, BlogJunction, blogwithoutalibrary.net, blyberg.net, Caveat Lector, checking out and checking in, Disruptive Library Technology Jester, The FRBR Blog, The Galecia Group, hangingtogether.org, iLibrarian, In the Library with the Lead Pipe, Info Career Trends, Infoblog, Information Wants To Be Free, j’s scratchpad, Librarian In Black, LibrarianActivist.org, librariesinteract.info, Library clips, Library Garden, Library Juice, Library Monk, Library Web Chic, libraryassessment.info, LibraryPlanet.com, LITA Blog, Nodalities blog, Online Insider, The Other Librarian, Panlibus, PLA Blog, PomeRantz, ResearchBuzz, The Search Principle blog, Slaw, Tame the Web, UK Web Focus
Guesses? Certainties? Would you be right or wrong about any of the generalizations?
Added October 4, 2009: And here’s the answer…