How is it possible that I haven’t written about the
How Search Works
As a trainer I like sites like this new one from Google that show you how stuff works. How Search Works goes in to a lot of detail about how search engines work. I thought it might be a useful resource for those of you who teach web ...
Open Source Options for Education
OSS Watch has published a list of open source options for education that I think might be helpful to many of you. This document presents options for open source software for use in the education sector. Some of these may have uses outside of education, but they are presented ...
Free Koha Intro Webinars
Join me for one of these free Koha introductory webinars!! Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/616892390 Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/188146022 Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/783336894 Learn more about Koha on ByWater's What is ...
Free Intro to Koha 3.10 Webinars
It seems like just yesterday we were offering Koha 3.8 demos, but last week Koha 3.10 was released and so it’s time to start showing you what’s new! Join us for one of the following free Koha 3.10 demo webinars. We’ll cover what Koha can do for your library with ...
Lifehacker pointed me to this cool looking tool that I thought might interest some of you. It’s called DropTask and it lets you visualize your tasks in a sort of Ven Diagram way. I created a couple tasks in a project called ‘Blogs’: This from Lifehacker: DropTask is incredibly intuitive, and while it can seem a little weird at first—not to mention space-inefficient—it can be pretty handy if you’re managing [ Read More ]
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. Linux Gems Cheat Sheet The contents of this file are released under the GNU General Public License. Feel free to reuse the contents of this work, as long as the resultant works give proper attribution and are made publicly available under the GNU General Public License. Digest powered by RSS Digest
For the final video for your patrons, a quick overview of the Koha OPAC. It assumes that you offer certain features that you may or may not offer, so please review the video before sharing with your patrons. If I show things that you don’t offer then it might make sense to use any of the other individual section videos to help your patrons. As always, if you have an [ Read More ]
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. DropTask Visual Task Management for Individuals and Teams Digest powered by RSS Digest
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. CSS Beautifier Beautifies your CSS automatically so that it is consistent and easy to read Digest powered by RSS Digest
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. BookOS Ebook library WikidPad wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. Digest powered by RSS Digest
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. JabRef reference manager JabRef is an open source bibliography reference manager. The native file format used by JabRef is BibTeX, the standard LaTeX bibliography format. JabRef runs on the Java VM (version 1.6 or newer), and should work equally well on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Digest powered by RSS Digest
Koha’s Batch Item Modification Tool is a handy way to edit multiple items at once. This tutorial will show you how to change values and remove values using this tool. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list of things to record.
I recently gave an interview on opensource.com about libraries, open source, getting involved and educating everyone I can. Sharing is a fundamental part of the open source philosophy, and the same goes for libraries. Spreading, disseminating, and breaking down barries to gaining knowledge is a core mission of most library systems and their staff. That that end, libraries—which are essentially hubs of knowledge and gathering places for learning and continuing [ Read More ]