Flickr commons for libraries and museums

Flickr commons develop in 2007 – LoC approached Flickr about sharing photos, encouraging users tagging jan 16th 2008 launched Many nations now participating Can now only search the commons http://www.flickr.com/commons/ Brooklyn Museum – contributing to the commons caused flickr account to get flooded with comments, also posting photos that they “think” are something posting to flickr confirms or discredit it Can no longer respond to … Continue reading Flickr commons for libraries and museums

Help your library be omnipresent without spending a dime

Embedded and widgetized library – Dcpl – iphone app – Chat widgets – question point – igoogle gadgets flickr badge creator – can do thru flickr steal this code now please – lets give it away – allow users to remis our source code for their own customized applications on any of their pages or sites make it easy so patrons can just copy and … Continue reading Help your library be omnipresent without spending a dime

Computers in Libraries

I’m at Computers and Libraries this week so the next few days will be filled with conference posts.  I’ll even be presenting on Tuesday afternoon, just after lunch. I came in yesterday and stopped by the gadgets and gaming session last night to see some cool toys including the Kindle 2!  There are so many new toys I want 😉 If you’re following from afar … Continue reading Computers in Libraries

ICoLIS wrap up and thank you

I’ve been back from Kuala Lumpur for over a week but between Jetlag, Thanksgiving and working this weekend I’m still not back to normal (whatever that means for me).  However, I want to write a wrap up and thank you post before my memories get too hazy. I think one of the best things about ICoLIS was hearing an international perspective on many issues that … Continue reading ICoLIS wrap up and thank you

Latest & Greatest from Ebschost

This is my first session of the day, done by MOREnet where our Ebscohost is from quick view – pop up window with abstract overview gives narrow results by subject area option narrow by publication bread crumb trail easy to remove any term from the search with X button full text check box slider for date ranges related images – get preview of first four … Continue reading Latest & Greatest from Ebschost

Collaborating in the Cloud

My first session at MLA,  Collaborating in the Cloud by Robin, I’d heard so much about it I had to see it for myself. definition of collaborating from wikipedia adds distance option & time option across country or across continent collaboration isnt just for others but also allows you to back up your own documents peer networking don’t have to deal with hierarchies tools social … Continue reading Collaborating in the Cloud