The Tech Set Book Series Seeks Author

I am very excited to let everyone know about the latest project I’ve been working on in addition to iLibrarian called The Tech Set: Practical Guides to New Tech for Librarians. It’s a new series of books which I’ve been developing with Neal-Schuman Publishers that will be a collection of comprehensive, how-to guides for effectively using technology in libraries. I will be editing the series and I am currently looking for an author for one of the titles called Effective Blogging for Libraries. This will be a practical primer on how to successfully blog from a library’s perspective, here’s the description of the book:

“Nowadays it seems as if everyone has their own blog – but how many of them are effective? Learn how to create a go-to resource for your library patrons with this all-in-one guide to successful blogging. This complete how-to guide book provides practical tips and best practices for creating a winning library blog and informs readers about everything from blog posting techniques, strategies for encouraging comments, and dealing with negative feedback, to effective tagging. The book tackles strategies for blog marketing, transparency and authenticity, managing staff bloggers, usability guidelines, and a variety of assessment methods.”

If you’re a librarian who is knowledgeable about library blogging and has writing experience, please contact me for further details. Here’s a bit more about the series:

The Tech Set book series is a collection of comprehensive, how-to guides for effectively using technology in libraries. Each book in The Tech Set tackles a new and innovative technology type and provides an A-Z primer to let librarians hit the ground running. Written by the field’s hottest tech gurus and packed with practical instructions and advice covering everything from planning and development to marketing and metrics, each title is a one-stop passport to an emerging technology. If you’re ready to start creating, collaborating, connecting, and communicating through cutting-edge tools and techniques, you’ll want to get primed by the Tech Set. Through this series you will learn:
• How to use the latest, cutting-edge technologies
• How to plan for and develop library implementations of these popular applications
• How to utilize the social marketing techniques used by info pros
• How to measure your success with these new technologies
• How to follow best practices already established by innovators and libraries using these technologies