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LiB Recommends – 2010-09-19

September 20, 2010
  1. In Praise of the Free Webinar (resources for finding ‘em in libraryland): http://bit.ly/anGBC3
  2. What a good library program idea from @nypl: Program for parents of school-age kids: “What To Do When It’s Due Next Day” http://ow.ly/2EGC4
  3. From @wired: Take a tour of the New Twitter, screen by screen: http://bit.ly/96OxtS
  4. From @gluejar: Can Libraries Work Together to Acquire eBook Assets? http://bit.ly/9iZzoJ
  5. From @librarianbyday: Crap Detection, A 21st Century Literacy « Libraries and Transliteracy http://bit.ly/cqyFUa
  6. Put Google Chrome on library PCs! From @mattcutts – a shortcut: Control-Shift-V pastes as plain text (no formatting) – http://goo.gl/8my5
  7. Great use of a Google Custom Search Engine – Open Access Journals search engine (3600+ titles) – http://bit.ly/akKRbr (via @charbooth @oatp)
  8. From @JustinLibrarian: Pretty awesome look at a library loaning out Nooks and a GREAT FAQ http://bit.ly/dwPJns
  9. Ammunition to get a library mobile app project approved! 1 of 4 US adults already uses apps [story from @mashable] – http://mash.to/2Els
  10. The Complete Android Guide is available in digital & hard copies, & it’s available for free browsing: http://ow.ly/2EOuL
  11. Internet Explorer 9 Screenshot Tour: The Best New Features in IE9 http://lifehacker.com/5638885/
  12. From@TechStuffHSW: Is Internet Explorer 9 a glimpse at the future of the Web? http://is.gd/fc7Tj
  13. If you work in a library & don’t know what First Sale Doctrine & EULAs are, read this. http://bit.ly/aGIG42 This kind of stuff affects library digital content and what our future will hold.
  14. Photo of what the new Twitter will look like (photo of screen @ the press event): http://mashable.com/2010/09/14/new-twitter-web-interface
  15. Our Favorite Office Objects: Kitchen Goods as Office Storage http://lifehacker.com/5637204/
  16. Chart has data on ages of social network users http://bit.ly/ahK5Uv (from ALA_TechSource, via @sabram)
  17. Presentation from @DavidLeeKing Collaborative Technology in Libraries http://bit.ly/bMBC3X (from ALA_TechSource)

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