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Del.icio.us really is delicious

I’ve borrowed the idea of a remaindered links list from Kottke. The way it works is I pull the feed out of my del.icio.us account and display the latest items on the remaindered links ...
2201-16

Google Map Mashups; NAVTEQ podcast interview

Google Maps is a great example of what can happen when you let users “under the hood” and let them decide for themselves how they want to make use of your information. It was really ...
2301-4

New Pew Study on the Internet: The Mainstreaming of Online Life

Pew has released a new study, Internet: The Mainstreaming of Online Life. The good is we, libraries, rank highly as a metaphor. The question/challenge/opportunity(!) is then how relevant ...
2201-34

Why not library content too?

Doh! Caught sleeping. I didn’t realize that del.icio.us made it so easy to embed your bookmarks into a web page or the sidebar of your blog. I was poking through the del.iicio.us ...
2201-33

IBM’s dogear

Always curious about the inner workings of big corporations, I was enthused to hear of IBM’s growing interest in social software. It was actually Gene Smith’s del.icio.ius feed ...
2201-32

Ma.gnolia

I just received a beta account with a new social bookmarking site, Ma.gnolia. I’m awaiting import of my del.icio.us bookmarks, which they make dead simple for anyone to do using the ...
2201-22

Bibliographic Life Cycle Management

Library Groupware for Bibliographic Lifecycle Management by Dan Chudnov, Yale’s Center For Medical Informatics. If you work in a library, and you are at all interested in the IT side ...
2201-17

Reference Questions in the Library of the Future

This article from the Chronicle of Higher Ed. covers a shotgun blast of trends observed at academic library reference desks. There aren’t any secrets revealed in the text, although ...
2201-15

Mashup services: More potato than meets the eye

The idea of service “mashups” really resonates with me. We’ve all seen some pretty wild and incredible examples of what happens when creative people meld different services together. Something ...
2201-14

Yahoo! 360?

As I browse the features of Yahoo’s upcoming Yahoo! 360 Beta project, I wonder how long it will be until university portals, library websites, and other community gateways begin to ...