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Blogging Seminar - Barbara Diex and Mary Harrsch

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  • John Hibbs
    I was delighted to hear that Mary Harrsch, speaking from the extraordinarily beautiful campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, will be holding an online
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 8, 2004
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      I was delighted to hear that Mary Harrsch, speaking from the
      extraordinarily beautiful campus of the University of Oregon in
      Eugene, will be holding an online discussion on blogging. That's good
      news. With the *possible* exception of Stephen Downes, nobody on my
      radar screen comes close to knowing more about blogs than Mary.
      <http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/%7Emharrsch/>

      Next -
      Now and then some interesting blogging stuff comes my way; I will be
      sending to Webheads the links to same.

      Here's one, together with the first lines of blurb from the site (below).

      <http://www.masternewmedia.org/news/2004/09/29/blogging_communities_and_the_knowledge.htm>



      >If you're an information/knowledge professional providing research
      >and analysis services, it's likely that you'll be part of a network
      >of fellow professionals, whether you're all employed within the same
      >organization, or as part of an extended network of individuals,
      >supporting each other with specialisms on particular projects.
      >
      >In both cases, online collaboration tools are enabling ever more
      >efficient interactions and transactions between co-workers -
      >streamlining workflow processes, integrating disparate but
      >complimentary activities and accelerating the delivery of
      >end-products and services to users.
      >
      However, Weblogs (blogs) have yet to make much headway within the
      researcher/analyst world. This is probably due to the fact that
      blogs, although well-known in themselves, have not, to date, been
      regarded as collaborative communication and workflow management tools
      in a research/
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