I’ve voted for Obama in TwitVote — http://twitvote.twitmarks.com/
Prototype: Micro Library Apps - OpenSearch Widgets... →
Collection of widgets for patrons at the libraries of Montana State University.
WorldCat Link Manager [OCLC - Resource Sharing and... →
Link resolver service from OCLC.
Nicholson, Scott and R. David Lankes. "The Digital... →
Plan for creating a warehouse of transactions in digital reference services.
QuestionPoint - Search KB →
Search the QuestionPoint Global Knowledge Base from here. Contains thousands of digital reference transactions.
Listening to: The Gaslight Anthem - Great Expectations http://tinyurl.com/5or5mb
CNNBC video →
How I screwed up electon 2008.
Glue: profile of stephenfrancoeur →
This is my profile page in Glue.
Listening to: Devo - Through Being Cool http://tinyurl.com/6b4tml
NFAIS Humanties Roundtable VII →
Program for day-long conference held at CUNY Graduate Center on 20 October 2008. Includes links to slide presentations.
Listening to: Devo - Uncontrollable Urge http://tinyurl.com/2kxhxk
Deschamps, Ryan. "What is a Database, really? Data... →
Nice primer on databases. Offers links to open source database software (SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL). Like the definition of an API as a publicly accessible XML file in a SQL database.
Emerging Librarian: Reference Renaissance -... →
Based on survey of students, presenters recommend institutional (the library) presence in Facebook instead of individual librarian Facebook profiles.
The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and... →
“This 2008 ECAR research study is a longitudinal extension of the 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 ECAR studies of students and information technology. The study is based on quantitative data from a spring…
Tucker-Raymond, Caleb. "should we subscribe to the... →
MySpace.com - Girl Talk - Pittsburgh, PA - Pop /... →
Stream the insanely brilliant (and NSFW), hour-long mashup from Girl Talk. Found via Jon Udell!!!
Scheer, David. "Teen Is Said to Have Faked Story... →
More details on story of teen who posted fake story in CNN’s iReport site about Steve Jobs, which then led to Apple’s stock plummeting.
boyd, danah. "Why Youth (Heart) Social Network... →
Results of ethnographic study of teens in MySpace.
Murray, Peter. "Looking For a Comprehensive... →
Publication of an “invitation to negotiate.” Requests proposals to help develop a unified discovery tool for OhioLINK resources.
Siegler, MG. "If Apple sues CNN’s iReport, it... →
Talks about incident where someone shorted Apple stock, then went on CNN’s iReport site and planted false story about Steve Jobs having a medical emergency. Story resonated across web and shares…
Dupuis, John."My Job in 10 Years: Collections:... →
Argues that traditional A&I databases are going to get real competition in decade as free tools become more attractive to budget conscious librarians and as these free tools become ingrained deeply…
Dewey Research Advisor, MIT Libraries →
The Dewey Research Advisor is MIT’s implementation of the U Penn Business FAQ.
Toub, Steve and Martha Whitehead. "User-Generated... →
Presentation at Access 2008 on planning for social discovery tools in Bibliocommons implementation at Queens University. There were 2 different focus grp. sessions with students/faculty. First…
Toub, Steve. "The Future Of Access to Articles."... →
Toub argues that Google Scholar/Microsoft Live Academic model of article search may outlive traditional A&I services. Our federated search tools an “interim solution” at best. Google Scholar not…
#twitter1998 So the reason why I’m quitting this job is so I can go to library school full time.
Udell, Jon. "Why and how to blurb your social... →
Pleads with delicious users to add a blurb in the Notes field so that folks scanning your bookmark in FriendFeed, for example, can get a better sense of what the bookmarked item is about.
Description of Windows Search 4.0 and the... →
Windows Search tool is free download from Microsoft. Gives you much better search functionality that what’s built into XP and Vista.
TagCrowd - make your own tag cloud from any text →
Free tool that allows you to create tag clouds with imported text or text you type in. Site gives you HTML to put the cloud on your site.
Garfinkel, Simson L. "Wikipedia and the Meaning of... →
“Why the online encyclopedia’s epistemology should worry those who care about traditional notions of accuracy…. On Wikipedia, truth is received truth: the consensus view of a subject.”
Create your own timelines.
When is Good →
Helps with scheduling events with groups. Similar to Doodle.ch
Google Trends →
The companion website to the book by Gene Smith
Faceted Navigation Leads the Way to Findability |... →
Social Semantic Web - Wikipedia, the free... →
Manafy, Michelle. "Socializing Search." EContent,... →
Help : Villanova University Libraries →
Users can post questions publicly, librarians AND others can answer them publicly.
xFruits - Compose your information system →
IM Collaborator →
Presentation at the NFAIS Humanities Roundtable →
I had a great time yesterday at the NFAIS Humanities Roundtable, where I got to hear a number of interesting folks talking about digital humanities and web 2.0. I’m glad to have finally had the…
Ervand Abrahamian | Britannica Blog →
Intute - the best Web resources for education and... →
digitalresearchtools / FrontPage →
delicious-library-cookbook / FrontPage →
Mozilla Labs » Blog Archive » Introducing Ubiquity →
Internet Archive: Details: Stephen Francoeur... →
Access My Library - Register →
Smarr, Joseph. "OpenSocial, OpenID, and OAuth: Oh,... →
Videos | L-net: Oregon libraries network →