[Web4lib] Cites & Insights October 2011 available

Walt Crawford waltcrawford at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 15:56:04 EDT 2011

Cites & Insights 11:9 (October 2011) is now available for downloading
at http://citesandinsights.info/civ11i9.pdf

The 28-page issue (PDF as usual, with HTML versions of each essay
available from the C&I home page at
http://citesandinsights.info/–which will, incidentally, remind you
that contributions or sponsorship are both welcome and might help keep
this nonsense going) includes:

Making it Work: Websites and Social Networks   pp. 1-17

    Some notes on sampling public library websites (2,406 of them in
25 U.S. states) as part of the research for my 2012 book, a few idle
thoughts on public library websites, and a Making it Work roundup and
commentary on librarians and social networks.

T&QT Retrospective: Far-Away Services with Strange Sounding Names   pp. 17-22

    Remember Cuil? Remember Knol? Oddly enough, the latter’s still
around–but the former may have been a Bigger Deal as a one-week web
wonder. Looking back and sideways with a little bemusement.

Offtopic Perspective: 50 Movie Comedy Kings, Part 1  pp. 22-28

    Better than the Legends of Horror multipack, with occasional
flashes of brilliance (and occasional flashes of stereotyping and

Now, back to the research and book writing…

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