Tag Archives: 2.0

Main Branch Of Louisville Library Reopens

WLKY – “Library Workers Still Cleaning Up Damage From Flash Flood”

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Guy Busted For Stealing WiFi At NYC Library – To Play Halo

Kotaku Australia – “In a public library, a dude sitting at a monitor with his hands in his lap, covered by a newspaper, implicitly means bad things. Fear not, he’s only sneaked in an Xbox to steal the free WiFi and play Halo.”

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A Wireless Touch-Screen Reader From Sony

NYTimes – “The company also announced a partnership with the New York Public Library to make the library’s 29,000 electronic titles available on all Sony Readers, which now include the Reader Pocket Edition and Reader Touch Edition. Borrowers will be able to download a digital library book onto their readers. The electronic titles, which are protected from easy copying, would expire in 21 days from the device or computer. Sony users may also download copies of public domain books scanned from the New York Public Library by Google.”

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Mendeley

Mendeley – “Like EndNote™, but social and free.”

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Borrowing From Our Users to Fill #ILL Requests

Shaping Libraries – “Here is something that I have been thinking about for a few months now. When a user can’t find an item in our catalog they go to ILL. ILL then contacts various libraries to see if they would lend the item in question. What if ILL instead contacted local users who have volunteered their personal library “holdings” as potential lenders?”

Interesting…

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Classic Phish

Wow!  I was just listening to this great show.

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Lawmakers take to the tweets as recess heats up

TheHill.com – “Several House Republicans have used Twitter to promote their August activities, keeping a national audience informed of their once-obscure local recess events.”

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Interview with Barbara Bernstein on the Pico case

LibraryLaw Blog – “I had the good fortune to interview Barbara Bernstein last week (Aug. 5) about her role in the landmark Island Trees Sch. Bd. v Pico case, the school library book removal case that went to the Supreme Court. Barbara was the executive director of the Nassau County Chapter of the NYCLU, and responded to the call for help from the school librarian.”

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Law Firm Landing Pages

Slaw – “Once you remove content publishing from the equation, there are typically four major entry points into law firm websites: the homepage, practice pages, lawyer profiles and regional office pages. For this month’s web law connected column, I thought it might be interesting to offer comments on each of these pages, and issues I’ve seen from a search marketing perspective.”

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New Searching Feature Added to HeinOnline

HeinOnline Weblog – “Thanks to some recent feedback from a researcher using HeinOnline, we have added a new searching feature to the service. This new search tool allows HeinOnline users to easily search for words or phrases in the section, or the page they are currently viewing.”

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