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Developing and Sustaining a Web-Based Library Newsletter
Center for Teaching and Learning and Scott Memorial Library Staff Papers and Presentations
  • Liz Mikita, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Daniel G Kipnis, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Anthony J Frisby, Thomas Jefferson University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
6-28-2005
Comments
Accepted for publication in Medical Reference Services Quarterly 2006.
Abstract

Before the rising popularity of the Internet in the mid 1990s, Scott Memorial Library, like most others, used printed newsletters to inform users about new resources and services. The JEFFLINE Forum, our attempt to resuscitate the Library's newsletter by employing the technical advantages-and increasing presence-of the Web, debuted in October of 1999. The fifth anniversary of the Forum seemed like a good time to look back at its evolution and to examine some of the challenges inherent in developing and sustaining a library newsletter.

Citation Information
Liz Mikita, Daniel G Kipnis and Anthony J Frisby. "Developing and Sustaining a Web-Based Library Newsletter" (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/anthony_frisby/6/