2201-8

The Ins and Outs of RSS

I started my morning off today by leading an audio session for the Education Institute on “The Ins and Outs of RSS.” I’ve posted the six slides-per-page PDF version of the slides ...
2201-7

Failing to Innovate

It was too hard to resist blogging any library session that came with the heading, “Failing to Innovate.” BTW – square brackets indicate my own editorial comments. I’ll ...
2201-5

The Future of Catalogs

Having found a seat near an electrical plugin, I’m able to once again take some notes. I’m just waiting for the session to start. This will be the first I’ve heard Andrew (and ...
2201-4

IM

I’ve been on IM for quite a few years now, and University of Alberta is currently offering IM reference in addition to our formal QuestionPoint chat service. So I suppose I was already ...
2201-3

Keeping One Click Ahead

Gary’s got the presentation. Rita’s will be posted to the Information Today site sometime soon.Overall, the session was interesting and not padded with a lot of filler. They’re ...
2201-2

Structured Data, Web 2.0, Libaries

Notes from Lorcan Dempsey’s excellent talk on making more out of data resources. Characteristics of Web 2.0 are the flattening of applications and the ability to stitch these services ...
2201-1

The Web 2.0 Challenge to Libraries

Paul Miller, Technology Evangelist (quite the job title), is about to begin any minute now. TALIS distributed a paper copy of their Library 2.0 vision document, “Library 2.0: The ...
1901-9

Off-the shelf tools and open-source for ATOM feeds

Currently the agency reporting is provided using Excel/CSV/PDF. Existing web data scraping/harvesting technology can be utilized to aggregate this data and provide it as REST/ATOM services. ...
1901-10

Ensure Optimum Performance of the Applications

Having an effective performance management strategy in place is important to foster accountability, cost efficiency and transparency of the Recovery and Reinvestment Act. CA Wily Application ...
1901-6

Citizen Feedback

If the goal is truly to allow the monitoring of expenditures and use of funds, then the first issue which should be addressed is the effectiveness of the data you capture. Reveal, and ...