Friday, 12 October 2007

Welcome and introduction to VHL 2.0

Welcome to the official blog of the Vere Harmsworth Library! We'll be using this to keep our users up-to-date on everything that's going on, new services, changes to existing ones, new resources, and anything else we think you might want to know about. You can use this to keep up-to-date by subscribing to our RSS feed, and can also let us know what you think about what we're telling you by commenting on the posts. We hope that it will be a valuable and dynamic new way of keeping in touch with our readers.

This blog is also an important part of our new experiment: VHL 2.0. We're expanding the library presence into social sites such as and Facebook, and are inviting you, our loyal readers, to join us as we take our first faltering steps into the brave new world of web 2.0. The library world has been much exercised recently by the possibilities offered by all these new online services, and so we thought we should take the plunge, give it a go, see whether it works. It's worth a try anyway, hey? However, we're not going to get anywhere very much without YOU! Yes, YOUR LIBRARY NEEDS YOU! Take a look at our page, where we're building a list of hopefully useful and relevant websites. If you use, add us to your network and save sites for us too. Join our Facebook group, and discuss issues with us and other users. And above all, let us know what you think!

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