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Blog posts from June 2007

Can U TXT the LBRY?

Submitted by Michael Stephens on June 29, 2007 - 12:12pm

In mid June the Mississippi State University Libraries hosted the Mississippi Library 2.0 Summit. Organized by the outstanding librarians of the MSU libraries, the day revolved around explorations of user-centered technologies. I was present to open the day with a talk about the Hyperlinked Library. Read More »


Now THAT'S Rockin' the Stacks

Submitted by Tom Peters on June 28, 2007 - 10:48pm

Vintage signageThe ALA Annual Conference in DC, which just ended, was another energizing, informative event.  In a forthcoming post I will summarize the more substantial sessions and issues that came to my attention.  However, in the spirit of the adage, "Life's uncertain; eat dessert first," I would like to share with you the most fun I had at ALA in DC.

Vendor receptions are a time-honored event at these conferences, and the protocol is well-established: Read More »

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Out of the Secret Garden: The RDA/DC Initiative

Submitted by Karen G. Schneider on June 21, 2007 - 9:30pm

(If you're at ALA Annual Conference/>/> while you're reading this, the RDA Update Forum is Saturday, June 23, 4:00-5:30 at WCC 206.)
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Unsucking Online Education, Part Two

Submitted by Michelle Boule on June 6, 2007 - 9:57am

This is the second part of a series and long in coming. Apologies are in order, and I hope I will be forgiven. In the previous segment, I discussed the Five Weeks to a Social Library project and why offering free online education was important. Today, I want to highlight a few of the tools that can make creating a free or cheap online education portal possible.
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The Blog People are Alive & Well!

Submitted by Michael Stephens on June 4, 2007 - 10:53pm

Data analysis of bloggersGreetings from my blogging hiatus while I finish my dissertation. Amidst statistics and coding data, I have librarian bloggers on the brain. So much so, I just wanted to post a quick shout-out to the ever-growing populace of the Biblioblogosphere and those who find inspiration there.
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