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2201-31

The Library Catalogue

Continuing along the folksonomy thoughtstream, news today of Freetagging — “Freetag is an easy tagging and folksonomy-enabled plugin for use with MySQL-PHP applications. It allows ...
2201-20

SMS and Cell Phones

Kenton has got me thinking about SMS tonight. He’s been looking at ways to enable our users to sign up for SMS notification of their Sirsi account status, e.g overdue notices, holds, ...
2201-12

Pay By Cell Phone

On CTV’s Canada AM this morning there was a report that Calgrary Transit would soon be launching a service where bus and LRT (light rail transit) users will soon be able to pay for ...
2301-3

Down the creek and with a paddle

Shirky’s not a librarian, but I think his metaphor rings loud and true… We’re positioned–or at least we could be–to offer some guidance down this stretch of the river, as ...
2201-30

NCSU Unveils Revolutionary, Endeca-Powered Online Catalog

NCSU has teamed with Endeca to create what will most certainly be a new benchmark for library catalogues (thanks for the news update, Kenton). It is obviously a bit early to jump to ...
2201-25

Filling Institutional Repositories: Practical strategies

I better blog the following before I lose track of it: Main Articles: ‘Filling Institutional Repositories: Practical strategies from the DAEDALUS Project’, Ariadne Issue 39. I sat ...
2201-24

Google Print Goes Live

Google Print gets its start today with a live index of works already in the public domain. Current legal undertakings of course put a bit of a damper on the launch, but nevertheless, ...
2201-23

CAS Database Information for Handhelds

Nice. Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS) dips their toes into the world of cell phones and handhelds… There is even reference to SciFinder Mobile (well…”CAS Mobile” available ...
2201-21

More links than a Ukrainian sausage factory

Yes, it has been one of those days when laughter has kept the ship afloat. Although everyone has heaps of work piling up around them, it’s a pleasure to be around people who can still ...
2201-19

Diggin’ Digg

I’m sure many of you are as enthralled with Digg as I am. I had heard some reports that Digg was now topping Slashdot in terms of readership (not sure if thats actually the case yet ...