Monthly Archives: January 2006

IPac – Your Senator Needs an iPod

IPac – Your Senator Needs an iPod Last week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing on the “Broadcast Flag” and “Audio Flag,” a set of proposals by the MPAA and RIAA that would stifle … Continue reading

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If you adapt it…maybe they will come :)

From JD Knowing how much Brandy likes surfing Amazon and realizing that the Tulsa Library is pretty nice, that night I wrote on my todo list “makea program so when Brandy is surfing Amazon for books, she can automatically see … Continue reading

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Boing Boing: HOWTO turn a disposable camera into an RFID-killer

Boing Boing: HOWTO turn a disposable camera into an RFID-killer I wonder how it will affect the cost savings promised to libraries by RFID technology when the public turns on the technology in a big way.

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Free limited access to the Oxford English Dictionary for Britons

Boing Boing: Free limited access to the Oxford English Dictionary for Britons Free limited access to the Oxford English Dictionary for Britons Tom sez, “In conjunction with a six-part series showing on the BBC at the moment, the Oxford English … Continue reading

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Library Craft Idea?

Via Boing Boing. Here is a link to the instructions. This may have been inspired by this classic net photo:

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HIP 4.1 Amazon Linky

Inspired by Superpatron Edward Vielmetti, I have modified the Seattle Public Library’s Amazon SPL Linky to work with the Cass District Libray’s HIP. See what it does to your Amazon page: You can find it and install it here (note … Continue reading

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PLA 2006

Well, I wasn’t sure if I would be going to CIL 2006 or PLA…..why are they at the same time again? Anyway, two things made me choose PLA. I have a free place to stay in Boston….thanks Michael. and, My … Continue reading

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Librarian 2.0 Heh Heh

Look what the first result in Google is for “Librarian 2.0”…..and I have been staying out of this discussion heh heh. For a good description of Library 2.0 see this post. technorati tags: web 2.0, library 2.0, librarian 2.0

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A couple of HIP tools

I have spent the last week or so writing a firefox search plug-in, and wtih the help of Jon Udell, configuring the library lookup bookmarklet to work with HIP 4.1. I know that most of you did these things ages … Continue reading

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