Andy : September 2009 Archives
- Harvard Book store patrons able to buy rare books from Google on demand
- Waking the unread (Lorcan Dempsey)
- U of Alberta study: text/IM/chat speak doesn't hurt kids' language and spelling skills (Ars Technica)
- ReadWriteWeb's List of Kid-Friendly Online Resources
- Rethinking the Long Tail Theory: How to Define 'Hits' and 'Niches' (Knowledge@Wharton)
- Effective Twitter Backgrounds: Examples and Current Practices (Smashing Magazine)
- Google launches Sidewiki -- shared Web page annotation product
- iRex Launches New Wireless eReader (ReadWriteWeb)
- The Straight Dope on OAIster (hangingtogether.org)
- "User generated content" and newspapers. Study from Oxford's Reuters Institute
- University of Texas launches 16-campus (49 island) Second Life initiative (via ReadWriteWeb)
- Graphic map of the eBook market (via Resource Shelf)
- A trip down memory lane and beyond at Vintage Computer Fest - Ars Technica
- It's all good: Why linked data is cool
- RT@janefinnis Collaboration can be transformative - My take homes from the CILIP executive briefing #cilip_lam
- View the ALA presentation: Mainstreaming Digital Resources [OCLC]
- Could the eBook Version of 'The Lost Symbol' Outsell the Hardcover Edition? (ReadWriteWeb)
- RT @resourceshelf MIT Technology Review: Can You Trust Crowd Wisdom? Reviews can be distorted by a few users.
- Google acquires reCAPTCHA
- Reading Kafka improves learning, suggests study from UC Santa Barbara & UBC. WorldCat Identity for Kafka.
- Institutional Identifiers in Repositories: A Survey Report for the NISO I2 Workgroup
- RT @resourceshelf: Social Media Stats: Facebook Passes 300 MM Users (Worldwide); Twitter Continues to Grow in U.S.
- Media Awareness Network & Canadian Teachers' Federation hosting 4th annual Media Literacy Week (11/2-6)
- More ships in WorldCat Identities (Outgoing)
- Crowdsourcing Lessons (hangingtogether.org)
- OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series: Re-conceiving Research Libraries w/ Anne Kenney 9/23/09 live & online
- Why not use technology? Six types of refusal (pdf) (via Liberal Education Today)
- Top 5 Web Trends of 2009: Internet of Things (ReadWriteWeb)
- Forget Gen Y: Gen X is making real changes to adopt collaborative technology (ReadWriteEnterprise)
- RT @lorcanD ARL resource page on new models of library publishing.
- RT @Fiona_Leslie Matt Goldner provides an overview of OCLC strategy for Web-scale management services at #IFLA09
Twitter update from the @OCLC account.
Academic Commons: 5 cases studies related to digital teaching
Top 5 Web Trends of 2009: Personalization (ReadWriteWeb)
Google launches "Internet Stats" on its UK domain
New featured CONTENTdm collections: WI colleges, NV agriculture, TX Woman's U, Marion County Historical Society
US Census back-to-school facts
New OCLC presentations online from OCLC Informationstag, American Association of Law Libraries and IFLA
Five million students using Google Apps Education Edition, up 400% over last year.
RT @lorcanD: ASUS dual screen ebook reader - book like. And cheap ...
British Library Archival Sound Recordings. 44,500 recordings of music, spoken word, and more
Bruce Sterling on why the future will be normal
ThisWeKnow.org overlays Semantic Web standards on data.gov data sets
EZproxy 5.2 now available for download (OCLC Developer Network)
Word Spy: "digital nomad"
Join OCLC in Washington DC on October 7 for "Web Scale or Bust"
Bit.ly Scores a Shorter & Better URL with "j.mp"
Today's the last day to give a thumbs-up for libraries to be represented at SXSW. Proposal comments encouraged
The Real-Time Web: A Primer, Part 2
Race to Be an Early Adopter Goes Mainstream, a Forrester Survey Finds (NYTimes.com)
The Internet has not transformed civic engagement... yet (Ars Technica)
RT @lorcanD Mainstream attention continues ... Cnet: what do authors need to know about Google settlement?
Wikipedia Plans to Use Color Codes to Highlight Untrustworthy Text
The Real-Time Web: A Primer, Part 1 (ReadWriteWeb)
Why Don't Teens Tweet? We Asked Over 10,000 of Them (TechCrunch)
RT @geekthelibrary We're on the cover ...
The Future of Reading: 'Reading Workshop' approach lets students pick the books (NYTimes.com)
The Good Enough Revolution: When Cheap and Simple Is Just Fine (Wired)
Context for Metasearch (Encoded Archival Context (EAC) at hangingtogether.org)
US Online Video Market Soars in July (comScore) 158M US Web users watched 21.4B videos, avg duration 3.7 mins