While chatting with Gary Price today about a totally unrelated matter, he showed me a cool new block in the search results of Ask.com that highlights the feed and recent posts of a source. They plan to include the links for really significant blogs. If a source has a feed, they hope to be able [...]
Archive for July, 2006
The ResourceShelf and Docuticker have new feed URLs (and new looks!). ResourceShelf: http://www.resourceshelf.com/feed/ DocuTicker: http://www.docuticker.com/?feed=rss2
The lanyard I wear at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference for my name tag is filled with buttons and pins and such. It’s gotten so bad, I didn’t switch to this year’s lanyard because of how much time and effort it would take for me to move everything. A few women noticed the cute [...]
Ben Sheldon, with whom I was on a panel earlier this summer, shares some thoughts about Net Neutrality.
A few people, like our friends Rich and Deborah, have bugged me about blogging this article from The Boston Globe about women and blogging. Reading the first paragraph mentioning four women made me smile. I know Lisa Williams and Beth Kanter via the blog group. I know of Millie Garfield through that same group. I [...]
Today on Newslib, an international discussion list for news librarians, Victoria McCargar let us know a document she and Peter Johnson drafted regarding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and news libraries is now available online as a .pdf.
I spotted this link on a discussion list and found the page a bit amusing. It’s transforming a kinda punky librarian into someone more along the lines of a lipstick librarian. For some librarians, the punky image is the better image. The lipstick librarian is one that’s closer to the traditional stereotype many dislike.
Register today before the costs for Wikimania increase on July 16th.
Y’all probably think I’m into maps or something with as much as I end up writing about mapping services. I guess mapping services are hot this year since it seems like they keep getting niftier and there are some newer ones doing spiffy things. Tracy Rolling from Platial is at blog group tonight showing us [...]
Bob Doyle has a bit in E-Content magazine about whether a blog or a wiki is the right tool and how to decide. "So let’s take a brief look at the original design concepts and information organizing principles behind wikis and blogs. We’ll see they are converging in functionality and usability under market pressures to [...]