Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on <a href= Zapier Zapier enables you to automate tasks between other online services (services like Salesforce, Basecamp, Gmail, and 233 more). Digest powered by RSS Digest
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 ...
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on <a href= Coordino Coordino allows you to create a question and answer system for you and your users to enjoy. Discourse Discourse is the 100% open source, next-generation discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet. Whenever you need a mailing list, a forum to discuss something or a chat room where you can type paragraphs consider Discourse. [ Read More ]
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Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on <a href= DocHive An open-source program to help journalists turn PDF files into structured data released by Raleigh Public Record, an online nonprofit news organization based in Raleigh, N.C. The new software will enable reporters to take an image containing data — say a scanned campaign finance return — and turn that into a spreadsheet. Digest powered by RSS Digest
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Library friends have you seen this video from OSCON 2011? If not you should watch/listen and share far and wide!! Piers Cawley sang to OSCON a couple years ago about his outrage at library closings in his area. Lyrics are here and references here.
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on <a href= SoundCloud SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Recording and uploading sounds to SoundCloud lets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks. Digest powered by RSS Digest
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. CODE2040 CODE2040 aims to close the achievement, wealth, and skills gaps for Blacks and Latinos in the United States by creating access, awareness, and opportunities in technology and engineering. Digest powered by RSS Digest
Next Keynote this morning was Distilling Distinction with Robert “r0ml” Lefkowitz. Aristotle believed that the most effective way to appeal to authority is rhetoric … but that doesn’t work so have to manufacture distinction – how do you get people to believe that you know what you’re talking about? The next thing you can do is “do” stuff … people see that you have done stuff that proves that you [ Read More ]
First Keynote on the final day of OSCON was Turing’s Curse given by John Graham-Cumming (CloudFlare). John pointed us to The Mother of All Demos he wanted to talk about the history of computers – because the new stuff isn’t really that new. Cloud computing for example there was a book about this in 1966 (I missed the title). Wifi … also not so new, it was actually used in [ Read More ]