Sometime in the past two years I tripped across the blog of Gary Roberts at Alfred University. (It turns out the server that hosted his blog was recently hacked, so no link for you). For some reason, last week I began wondering why Gary wasn't posting anymore and I finally dropped him an email. He responded right away with the server story, but also told me all his spare time had been taken up with starting his new column for Computers in Libraries, called Computers in Small Libraries. He sent me a PDF of the first column, which coincidentally (or was it?) had appeared in my inbox the day before as part of my Table of Contents alert from ProQuest. Got a chance to read it today and I'm excited. Gary has had good ideas pertaining to library support of distance students before, including integrating TILT into BlackBoard (hey Gary, you're going to have to repost that now!) (update - reposted here.) Anyway, Gary will definately be writing about things that will be of interest to distance librarians, and I wanted to grab a nice quote from the article, "No matter what you do on a daily basis, your work should always come back to a single purpose - to facilitate the intersection of people and information." Good words to remember!
If you subscribe to Academic Search Premier or ProQuest ABI/Inform, these links should take you right to his introductory article: (no proxy info here, you'll have to rely on your IP address)