Blog University
A one-day mini-conference for librarians & information pros, offered along with WebSearch University
Sunday, September 18, 2005
Marriott Crystal City • Arlington, VA

Blog University is a one-day mini-conference for librarians and information professionals. It is focused on creating and using Weblogs to share information and knowledge with staff and clients and using Weblogs to streamline workflows, and market activities.

provides an in-depth look at the blog tools and best practices, tips and techniques for designing and managing Weblogs, and practical advice for creating engaging content that will attract your audience. Join experts and practitioners who cover:

  • Technology options
  • Getting buy-in
  • Interface design: look, feel, & usability
  • Case studies & real-world applications
  • RSS & getting the most out of your feed
  • Guidelines, policies, & ethics
  • Writing good content for Weblogs
  • Marketing library staff & client Weblogs

BlogU is for information professionals who want to harness new technology to build team knowledge, engage clients, streamline workflows, and reach their audience. The practical, structured, single-track curriculum at Blog University covers what it takes to get your own Weblog up and running with the minimum of cost and energy. By the end of this intensive and interactive day you will be prepared to make the most of Weblogs in your environment.



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