John Palfrey on Blogs at Harvard

Many of us have wondered what the effect of all this social media has on our daily lives and in particular academia. John Palfrey out of Harvard has a short piece on how blogs have helped make resources and ideas more accessible in academia. Here's an excerpt: More often that you might think, we get …

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Library Journal: Forum on Next Generation Discovery

On May 4th and beginning at 1pm EST, Library Journal will host a 90 min forum on the discovery tools. It doesn't look as though there is a fee for this event. However, Library Journal takes the opportunity to get become to subscribe to their journal (that box is automatically ticked off). You need to register …

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NETSL Spring Conference 2011

It's that time again---time for the NETSL Spring Conference at Holy Cross in Worcester. Here's the program for this year can be found at http://nela.camp9.org/netsl/conference: 2020 Vision: A New Decade For Technical Services Friday April 8, 2011 College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA Morning Keynote Address: Innovate or Become Obsolete: Technical Services Staffing for the …

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Diane Hillmann on Getting Along with Programmers

Code4Lib is underway in Bloomington, IN. The keynote address this year was "Critical Collaborations: Programmers and Catalogers? Really?" by Diane Hillmann. The archived stream for this presentation (that begins at min. 91 with some technical difficulties) and those presentations for the first day of the conference can be found at:http://www.indiana.edu/~uits/code4lib/program/sessions.php. The program with the list …

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ITALica -New Blog

The editors of LITS's Information Technology and Libraries journal have created at new blog called ITALica. The main purpose of this blog is to have authors post short summaries of their articles published in Information Technology and Libraries, receive, and respond to comments. The official blurb: The editorial board of LITA's Information Technology and Libraries have attempted to create …

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