O’Reilly has a handy page with a list of free hacks from their Hacks series of books. Pretty handy little page.
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 ...
I was playing with StumbleUpon and it dropped me onto the LIS Webcasting page from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Welcome to LISRadio. This is a new and exciting series of interactive webcasts brought to you by the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Our aim with these webcasts is to help in “…creating and exploring the intersection of information and learning.” We [ Read More ]
I’m a terrible artist! I am lucky enough to have someone at work who’s great at it – so she does all of the artsy stuff for me But sometimes I’m working on a project that’s not for work and I need to find some stock photos – there’s a new site EveryStockPhoto that aggregates stock photos from other services and puts them in one place for me – and [ Read More ]
First, let me say – I love Lifehacker – I just wish it wasn’t so hard to keep up with – I’m out of commission for 2 days and I have 95 new things to read about Now what I’m really writing about. View Rendered Source Chart is a Firefox plugin that lets your view the souce code of a page with the nesting in pretty colored boxes. Now if [ Read More ]
Neat! I just read about Vyew on Lifehacker. Vyew is a free, web-based collaboration tool that provides a feature-rich meeting room with real-time, whiteboard functionality. This is different from most other meeting programs because everything can run in your browser – nothing else to install.
I've been hearing about the “Putting the 'We' in the Web” article from Newsweek, but I just now got the chance to read the article. Why now? Well I'm in the hospital waiting room – wishing the promised wireless worked and I there it was among the sports magazines. So, what do I think? Great article. I like that they refer to Web 2.0 as the “live web” or “living [ Read More ]
I am on leave from work for 2 weeks. My mom is coming to stay while she recovers from surgery (nothing serious). So now that I finally caught up after CIL I’m going to fall behind again. Just a little warning
Instead of forwarding the email I thought I’d get more people to read this if I posted it here: The New Orleans Public Library is asking for any and all hardcover and paperback books for people of all ages in an effort to restock the shelves after Katrina. The staff will assess which titles will be designated for its collections. The rest will be distributed to destitute families or sold [ Read More ]