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I write a lot :-) Most recently, I have written a couple of books that you might be interested in:

And of course … this blog!

Here’s a list of my books, articles, and other publications to date:

2014:

  • BlogBuzz: Quotables from Industry Notables. Information Today, May 2014, Vol. 31, Issue 4, p21.

2013:

  • Outside/In. Creating Original Content: Tools for engaging with your customers. Michael Porter and David Lee King. American Libraries, May 2013, Vol. 44, Issue 5, pg. 49.
  • Outside/In. Follow Yourself. Michael Porter and David Lee King. American Libraries, April 2013.
  • Outside/In. Develop your Emotional Intelligence. Michael Porter and David Lee King. American Libraries, February 2012.
  • Boosting Customer Engagement Through Social Media. Canadian Business Franchise, January 2013, Vol. 18, No. 5, p78-80.

2012:

  • 7 Visual Social Media Tips for your Small Business. Search Marketing Standard, Winter 2012/13, Vol. 7, Issue 4. p50-52.
  • How to Be Human Online and Connect with Customers in the Process. Agency Sales, December 2012, Vol. 42, No. 12. p50-52.
  • Dispatches from the Field. Social Media? American Libraries, November 2012.
  • Outside/In. Unforgettable Passwords. Michael Porter and David Lee King. American Libraries, November 2012.
  • Outside/In. Community Connections. David Lee King and Michael Porter. American Libraries, Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 43 Issue 9/10, p49-49, 1p
  • Running the Digital Branch: Guidelines for Operating the Library Website. Library Technology Reports, August/September 2012, Vol. 48, Number 6.
  • Face2Face: Using Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Media Tools to Create Great Customer Connections. David Lee King. CyberAge Books, August 2012. 200 p.
  • Outside In. Essential Bookmarks. David Lee King and Michael Porter. American Libraries, Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 43 Issue 7/8, p49-49, 1p
  • Outside In. Spring Libraryland Tour. David Lee King and Michael Porter. American Libraries, May/Jun2012, Vol. 43 Issue 5/6, p88-88, 1p
  • Outside In. Create a Library “Tech Shop” David Lee King and Michael Porter. American Libraries, Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 43 Issue 3/4, p59-57, 1p
  • Outside/In. Add to Your (Library) Cart. David Lee King and Michael Porter. American Libraries, Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 43 Issue 1/2, p79-79, 1p

2011

  • Our Last Column, part 2: Aloha and Greatest Hits, or How to Stretch Beyond Print. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, November/December 2011, Vol 50, No 6, pg. 24-26.
  • Our Last Column, Part 1: Aloha and Greatest Hits. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, September/October 2011, Vol 50, No 5, pg. 22-23.
  • Talking the E-Book Talk and Walking the E-Content Walk: At the 2011 ALA Annual Conference. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, July/Aug 2011, Vol 50, No 4, pg. 25-27.
  • Facebook for Libraries. David Lee King. American Libraries, May/June 2011, Vol. 42, Issue 5/6, p432-45.
  • QR Codes in Libraries: Some Examples. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, May/June 2011, Vol 50, No 3.
  • The Story of Library Renewal and Similar Initiatives. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, March/April 2011, Vol. 50, Issue 2, p21.
  • Marketing and the web. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, Jan/Feb 2011, Vol. 50, issue 1, p21.

2010

  • E-Books, E-Book Readers, and Next Steps. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, Nov/Dec 2010, Vol 49, Issue 6.
  • Premium web tools for public libraries. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, Sept/Oct 2010, Vol. 49, Issue 5, p22.
  • Stuff we’ve spotted lately. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, July/August 2010, Vol. 49, Issue 4, p21.
  • Power to the People. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, May/June 2010, Vol. 49 Number 3, p20-21.
  • Library 101: Why, How, and Lessons Learned. David Lee King and Michael Porter. Computers in Libraries, March 2010. p35-38.
  • Foursquare for libraries. Michael Porter and David Lee King. Public Libraries, March-April 2010, Vol. 49, Issue 2, p22.
  • Readers’ Advisory in a 2.0 World. David Lee King and Michael Porter. Public Libraries, January/February 2010, Vol. 49, Number 1, p20-22.

2009

  • Dealing with comments on your website. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, Nov-Dec 2009, Vol. 48, Issue 6, p23.
  • Building a Digital Branch. American Libraries, October 2009, Vol. 40, Number 10, p43.
  • An Internet Holiday. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, September/October 2009, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p17-18.
  • Building the Digital Branch: Guidelines for Transforming Your Library Website. Library Technology Reports, August/September 2009, Vol. 45, Number 6.
  • Save Money–Use the Web! King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, July/August 2009, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p18-20.
  • The Great Twitter/FriendFeed Cage Match. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, May/June 2009, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p20-22.
  • Magazines Going Digital. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, March/April 2009, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p20-21.
  • Emerging Trends, 2.0, and Libraries. David Lee King, Presenter and Stephanie Willen Brown, Recorder. The Serials Librarian, Vol. 56, Numbers 1-4, p32-43.
  • What Are You Doing Now? King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, January/February 2009, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p29-31.
  • Video on the Web: The Basics. MultiMedia & Internet @ Schools. January/February 2009, Vol. 16, Number 1, p14-16.

2008

  • Video in Libraries. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries November/December 2008, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p19-21.
  • Designing the Digital Experience: How to Use EXPERIENCE DESIGN Tools & Techniques to Build Websites Customers Love. CyberAge Books, October 2008. 224p.
  • Hi-Fi, Sci-Fi Libraries. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries September/October 2008, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p35-37.
  • Ten Things We Learned While Building New Websites. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p24-26.
  • The Busy Fun Time Library Staffer in Priorityland. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries May/June 2008, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p31-33.
  • Can We Help You? King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries March/April 2008, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p29-32.
  • What’s the Internet Spotlight for Your YA Services? King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries January/February 2008, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p38-41.
  • Am I a 2.0 Librarian – and the Library 2.0 Spectrum. The One-Person Library 24 (Number 9 January 2008). Pg. 7.
  • It’s About the Community. The One-Person Library 24 (Number 9 January 2008). Pg. 8.

2007

  • Inviting Participation. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries Nov/Dec 2007, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p34-36.
  • What is your internet spotlight?(libraries getting updated). King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public libraries Sept/Oct 2007, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p39-42.
  • You As Internet Know-It-All. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p30-33.
  • Implementing 2.0 Concepts: Following Netflix’s Lead. The One-Person Library 24 (Number 2, June 2007). Pg. 11.
  • Thirty-seven Sites in Two Thousand Words or Less. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, May/Jun2007, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p30-33.
  • Collaborating with Wikis. King, David Lee; Porter, Michael. Public Libraries, Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p32-35.

2006

  • The Basics of Web-Based Experience Planning, in Gordon, Rachel Singer (Ed), Information Tomorrow: Reflections on Technology and the Future of Public and Academic Libraries. ITI. (Forthcoming).

2005

  • KCResearch: Creating a Research Portal Using Open Source Technology. Public Library Quarterly 24 (Number 3, 2005). Pg. 63-73.
  • Little Boy Blue Goes High-Tech – Providing Customers with Topic-Driven Content. Computers in Libraries 25 (Issue 2, February 2005). Pg. 10-12.

2004

  • Library Web Site Meets About.com. Internet Librarian 2004: Collected Presentations (November 15-17, 2004). Pg. 165-173. Information Today, Inc. 2004.
  • Library Web Site Meets About.com. 19th Annual Computers in Libraries 2004: Collected Presentations (March 10-12, 2004). Information Today, Inc. 2004.
  • Communication Between Techies and Non-Techies. 19th Annual Computers in Libraries 2004: Collected Presentations (March 10-12, 2004). Information Today, Inc. 2004.

2003

  • Perspectives: Taking the Wireless Plunge in Kansas City. Public Libraries 42 (Number 3 May/June 2003): 148.
  • Perspectives: Kansas City Public Library’s new Digital Local History Database. Public Libraries 42 (Number 3 May/June 2003): 152.
  • Planning for Wireless in Kansas City. Library Journal netConnect 128 (Issue 7, Spring 2003): S12, 2 pages.
  • The Mom-and-Pop-Shop Approach to Usability Studies. Computers in Libraries 23 (Number 1 January 2003): 12-14, 71-72.

2002

  • Access to E-Serials and Other Continuing Electronic Resources at Kansas City Public Library, in E-Serials Cataloging: Access to Continuing and Integrating Resources via the Catalog and the Web. Jim Cole, Wayne Jones, eds. New York, NY: Information Today, The Haworth Information Press. 2002.
  • Access to E-Serials and Other Continuing Electronic Resources at Kansas City Public Library. The Serials Librarian 41 (Numbers 3/4 2002): 271-279.

2001

  • Redesigning the Information Playground: A Usability Study of kclibrary.org, in Computers in Libraries 2002: Collected Presentations (March 13-15, 2002). Information Today, Inc. 2001.
  • Three Rs of Web-based fund-raising: virtual donations for libraries. New Library World 102 (Number 1166/1167 2001): 265-268.
  • Redesigning the Information Playground: A Usability Study of kclibrary.org, in Internet Librarian 2001: Collected Presentations (November 6-8, 2001). Information Today, Inc. 2001.
  • Redesigning the Information Playground: A Usability Study of the Kansas City Public Library’s Web Site, in Usability Assessment of Library-Related Web Sites: Methods and Case Studies. Nicole Campbell, ed. Chicago, IL: LITA, a division of the American Library Association. 2001.

2000

  • Soliciting Virtual Money. Library Journal net connect: Fall 2000: 39-41.
  • Specialized Search Engines: Alternatives to the Big Guys. Online May 2000: 67-74.

1999

  • How to Teach Basic HTML in One Hour. 1999. ERIC Database (ED453836).

1998

1997

  • Home Pages in ARL Libraries: A Comparison of Web Site Page Layout & Design, in Internet Librarian ’97: Proceedings of the First Internet Librarian Conference (November 17-19, 1997). Information Today, Inc. 1997.
  • A Web Page From Scratch: One Librarian’s Experience, in The Library Web: Case studies in Web site creation and implementation. Julie Still, ed. Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc. 1997.

1996

  • Cubberly, Carol. (1996). Tenure and Promotion for Academic Librarians: A Guidebook of Advice and Vignettes. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. (contributed information about the Internet).
  • Transferring Corporate Service Philosophy To a Library Setting. LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal [Online], 6(1-2). 1996

1995

  • OSCAR Delivers Information Online. Library Focus: USM University Libraries 1 (Fall 1995): 3-4.