Thursday, March 02, 2006

How Many Ways Can a School Librarian Blog?

I was the lucky recipient of a rather lengthy list of school librarian blogs. After spending much more time than I should have, I was able to pick out some favorites.

Because of the meta thing I have going with this assignment (blogging about blogs), I wanted to pay special attention to the "why" behind my choices. Obviously, content was the major - anything middle school got my attention in a big way. Next most important to me was layout. I shied away from the blogs that had layers of sidebars, or even too many categories of posts. Simple was easier to follow, and things which I might expect from a website seemed like too much trouble for blogs that I am basically following recreationally. Some blogs were pretty single-minded, honing in on one aspect of the library world. The predictable content is nice, and it is great for specific information needs. I preferred blogs with fewer posts, shorter posts, and clear titles for ease of navigation. More than a couple rambling musings was enough to send me packing (ironic because I think my own blog is moving in this direction). Finally, though I didn't go for mile-long photo albums, I also didn't really go for the plain white page. Of course, a strong author's voice goes a long, long way. I never knew so much went into finding a good blog. . .

The end results, four new-additions to my bloglines feed, are as follows:

http://mullerinthemiddle.blogspot.com/
This guy might be trying to put Booklist out of business. TONS of book reviews.

http://www.schoolof.info/infomancy/
A technology-focused blog with great design (even with the white).

http://deepthinking.blogsome.com/
Another white blog along the more traditional lines (journal-y). Witty educator's perspective.

http://www.beiffert.net/wordpress/
Wow! Talk about middle school resources. Put this one in the reference section.

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Leah, Glad you enjoy the content if not the white design =)Actually, I have been thinking that I need a re-design, maybe I can do a few little tweaks to get it started.

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