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Mobius Conference Overview

Mobuis is a consortium of Missouri Libraries, predominately universities and colleges, with a few public libraries, like MRRL. It’s a relatively small conference aimed at academics, but so many things translate across the board – podcasting, social networking, improving your OPAC, etc.  I was able to attend some great sessions, and like always I’m returning […]

Reviving the OPAC: an overview of catalog overlay software products

Reviving the OPAC: an overview of catalog overlay software products by Mary Aycock & Jee Davis University of Missouri-Columbia Link: http://mulibraries.missouri.edu/staff/catalogdept/presentations/mobius2008.ppt Aquabrowser Encore Endeca Primo  Next gen catalogs Catalog overlay Catalog search overlay  Facets From metadata sources Authority control  Possible facets: ·         Author ·         Format ·         Online resources ·         Topic ·         Pub date ·         Geographic region […]

Session 2 – Free and open source software

Free and open source software = Benefits and hidden costs Stephen Pryor Tech mngr St. Louis University Free software – can do what you what – think free speech not free beer  Open source software Who uses it? Approximately 87% of US organizations – Linux Why would you use free and open source software? No […]

Session 1 – Podcasting 101

Podcasting 101, Using Podcasting in an Academic setting by  Jodie Borgerding & Martha Allen Piux XII Memorial Library St Louis University   Definition of podcasting Definition of vodcasting   What’s the buzz? Stats about tech savvy users, 1st qrtr of 2007 iPod sales reached 100 millionth rank Oct 2007 14% of adults age 18-29 have […]

Connect With Your Patrons in the Digital World

I’m giving this presentation at the Mobius conference today, I wish I could say it’s somewhere exotic, but it’s just in at the Lake.  Which means a lot of driving but no overnight stay for me. Connect with your patrons in the digital worldhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=connect-1212431802048663-8&stripped_title=connect-with-your-patron-in-the-digital View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. I’ll also be attending some […]


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