A little background - I am a graduate trainee in Cambridge and will be moving across the pond to Syracuse, NY for the MLIS course come Fall. I am really looking forward to it but am more than a tad apprehensive about the change not only in teabags but also in approaches to librarianship. I am hoping that CPD23 will give me a headstart with some of the ways in which I can find my feet and promote myself (though I have a funny feeling that my accent will make me stick out enough!). I am looking forward to the personal brand Thing 3 and also presenting Things 18 and 19 since I have wanted to have a go at Prezi for a while. I have written the blogs for some of the Things so hopefully people will enjoy them!
I have had a blog for about 5 months now and I did find it very daunting to start with, especially when I realised that people I didn't know were reading it and that my blog was a representation of me, sometimes the only one people could access. I relaxed after a while when I decided to use it mainly as a personal tool in recording and reflecting on what I have done/where I have visited/whom I have heard talk etc.
|Facebook vs Twitter|
|Sneaky peak at blogs|
I have had a wee look at other blogs and was already subscribing to a lot of them on my Google Reader. I see that over 600 people from all over the world have now subscribed to this programme, which is fantastic! I have commented on several blogs as part of this Thing as well as for the Cam23 2.0 Thing 2. I find it very interesting to see how other people approach the same subject, such as how they decide to lay out their reply and which parts of the remit they focus on. I will not be reading all 600 blogs but intend to dip in and out of lots of them and add the ones I find particularly interesting to my RSS feed.
I feel that I have blogged more than enough this week and will give you a break from my witterings. Oh and I have added a CPD23 logo, just to be fair.