Tumblr Opens Reblog Book Club | GalleyCat


Tumblr has launched the Reblog Book Club, its first official book club. The series opens with Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, “a coming-of-age story about fanfiction, family, and first love.”

If you want to join the book club conversation, you can post to your Tumblr with the #reblogbookclub tag or you can follow this link to post on the official Tumblr page. 

via Tumblr Opens Reblog Book Club | GalleyCat.

LiveJournal Still Rules in Russia | Mashable


Quotable: “Without a better option that combines simple blogging with a strong community feel, it’s likely that LiveJournal will remain Russia’s primary blogging platform — unless, of course, another young idealist builds a brave new platform with free speech, not profit, in mind.”

via LiveJournal Still Rules in Russia | Mashable.

Some comments about censorship in Russia that may be of interest in the article.

The Digital Shift: Sarah Ludwig’s Picks: Top Tech Tools


Sarah Ludwig’s Picks: Top Tech Tools — The Digital Shift.

Social bookmarking, citation, collaboration, programming and blogging tools are highlighted.

Mashable: 5 Tips for Great Content Curation


Some of these tips are at the core of what librarians and information services professionals do. The article is good for aspiring bloggers and “content curators.”

5 Tips for Great Content Curation by Steve Rosenbaum (Mashable)
Quotable: “Take the time to give attribution, link backs, and credit. The sharing economy works because we’re each sharing our audiences, and providing the value of our endorsements. If you pick up someone’s work and put it on your blog, or mention a fact without crediting the source, you’re not building shared credibility. You’re just abusing someone else’s effort.”

Stephen’s Lighthouse: The Brain of the Beginning Blogger


New Infographic: The Brain of the Beginning Blogger – Stephen’s Lighthouse

The Brain of a Blogger