Tuesday, 27 May 2008

Blogs - personal

So there are lots of blogs out there but within the archival community there are two main categories of archival blogs - personal blogs by archivists and repository blogs.

Personal blogs are used by archivists either to document their daily working lives and studies or to give themselves a platform to discuss archival issues that they feel are important and sometimes both. This blog falls into the category of personal blogs as I'm writing for my own specific purpose to help with my conference presentation.

Personal blogs by archivists are written for the same reasons that anyone writes a personal blog which in turn are similar to the reasons why people keep journals and diaries.
A closer look at why people blog examines the motivations behind blogging in more detail.

Some examples of personal blogs by archivists include:

However, the type of blog that I think it most useful to readers are those that primarily discuss archival issues, one of the best examples I've found is Archives Next which introduces and discusses new web technologies and how the archival profession can interact with them. Other examples of blogs discussing professional issues include:


kg 25 September 2008 at 20:03  

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