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New issue of Open Access available

New issue of Open Access available

The latest issue of CILIP West Midlands journal, Open Access, is a special edition on Web 2.0. It contains articles from librarians throughout the region,and I was pleased to be asked to contribute. The editor, David Viner, asked if I could write about professional networking using Web 2.0 tools and I was happy to oblige – a similar article from the viewpoint of Amelia Luzzi, an information professional currently working outside a library is also presented which gives an interesting comparison. There are also practical guides for using Web 2.0, overviews of Web 2.0 projects within the region, and a look at the Semantic Web and Web 3.0.

CILIP members living in the West Midlands will receive a print copy of Open Access soon with their CILIP Update, but it is also available online for anyone to read from today. You can visit the website (previous editions of Open Access are also available from the Issuu account), or view the embedded version on here (trying out a new plugin!). Comments on the issue are welcome, although you do need an Issuu account first.

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Hope you enjoy the special edition, I found the other articles really interesting and it’s great to highlight work going on in the region. 🙂

  • David Viner
    Posted at 15:32h, 25 September Reply

    Thanks for promoting Jo! Glad you enjoyed the issue – it’s a great way of sharing Open Access. Hoping to put more back issues up as soon as possible. People can also send comments via Twitter, Facebook or our blog.

    We were only able to feature a small number of projects this time, so we would like to hear what else is happening out there. If anyone from the region would like to write an article, please contact me at:

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