Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Short for 'Web logs' or 'weblogs:' a Web site that functions as an online journal or diary, most often maintained by a single person, but also by groups with common interests. Commentary, images, sound, or video files are posted regularly with the most recent entry appearing first. Blogs may focus on a particular area of interest and contain links to content on external Web pages. Blogs usually have archives of all past entries, with links between similar items of interest. They originated in the United States in 1997 as a few online journals, and became popular ca. 2002, when software designed specifically for creating and maintaining blogs was introduced. For files storing detailed requests from Web servers use 'Web logs.'
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Content Description Prof. Tammie Kennedy’s students in the spring 2016 English course Queer Film were required to create and use a blog platform as part of their coursework. The University of Nebraska at Omaha students discussed various films on their blogs including Pariah, The Kids Are Alright, Weekend, Boys Don’t Cry, Milk, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Dallas Buyers Club, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Paris Is Burning, and How to Survive a Plague. Students also reflected on their enrollment...
Dates: 2016 - 2017