LiB Recommends – 2010-08-20

August 20, 2010 | Comments Off on LiB Recommends – 2010-08-20
  • Libraries webbies–Check out a new freemium Search Engine Optimization tool from Ginzametrics. http://tcrn.ch/9w8Nvw
  • “I believe that Net Neutrality is the First Amendment issue of our time.” – Al Franken – http://bit.ly/bi68pl
  • From @dweinberger I’m starting a new job as co-dir of Harvard Law’s Library Lab. A very cool place w/ astounding folks. http://bit.ly/bpsYLx Weinberger is the author of Everything is Miscellaneous, in which yours truly gets quoted!

Want to learn more about web search?  I’m teaching a 4-week online class through Infopeople.  There is a cost: $75 for CA folks/$150 for everyone else.  The class starts 9/14.  Find out more at http://infopeople.org/workshop/457

  • Brilliant! RT @sxseventy Today I have invented the sarcasterisk*. It’s for typed sarcasm. Example: Sure, that sounds like a fantastic* idea. My first sarcasterisk* sarcasm: “Oh yes, library eBooks have very flexible* use policies & are easy* to download.” Ta-da!
  • If we believe this we must press library eBook licensing NOW. Via @ALA_TechSource: How Libraries Ensure Ongoing Freedom http://bit.ly/cYrTuX
  • Niiiiiice! Bash that info overload! “Email Sucks. 5 Time Saving Tips” direct (via @kevinrose): http://bit.ly/a0p1aP
  • More free eBooks! From @mashable: 10 Essential Free E-Books for Web Designers – http://mash.to/2rlVw
  • Worth a read. The M Word – Free Ebook on Social Media Marketing (via @DigiLibraryBlog @ALALibrary @scstatelibrary): http://ow.ly/2qMHx
  • A good recommendation from @s_francoeur If you miss the EtherPad service that allowed massive real-time document collaboration, try Sync.in.
    From @PierreTran: 50 Open Source Replacements for Really Expensive Software | Datamation http://bit.ly/cJb8g3 #opensource http://bit.ly/b4tiuG
  • Libraries could totally use this on self checks & kiosks! Miracle Film Turns Any Surface into a Touchscreen (@mashable) http://mash.to/2r39d
  • from @loriayre: New RFID stndrd uses ISIL codes 4 lib locations. US would have 2 use OCLC. Can nonmembers get codes? http://icio.us/5xykgb
  • GetGlue builds social data about media. Way cool. Via @mashable Check in to TV Shows, Movies & More with GetGlue – http://mash.to/2qUMq
  • For my fellow minimalists: From @BoingBoing The nitty-gritty of whittling down your possessions http://bit.ly/ciUmUT
  • Recently Released/Updated Social Media Infographics W/Plenty of Facts & Stats (FB, etc), http://tinyurl.com/2ejcl8e (via @resourceshelf)
  • From @jdysart: Reminder: proposal deadline to speak @ Computers In Libraries 2011 is Sept 15 & will NOT be extended, http://tinyurl.com/396ns2re
  • How Steampunk can Save Librarianship: Libraries Redefined (Part 2), from @pcsweeney – http://bit.ly/9WIPAE

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LiB Sites and Sources – 2010-08-10

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