Archive for January, 2005
More on technology trends in libraries:
Cites & Insights 5.2, Midwinter 2005, is now available for downloading.
http://cites.boisestate.edu/civ5i2.pdf (PDF document)
# Trends & Quick Takes: The hazy crystal ball, a roundup of projections regarding technology (including library tech trends), plus a few quicker takes
# Bibs & Blather: Why the Midwinter Issue? Why this issue’s ready now–and some notes about the format changes. (My alma mater has great taste in typefaces!)
# Interesting & Peculiar Products: DualDisc (DVD Audio reborn?), more on the OQO, “iPod’s big brother,” and more.
# Looking Back 2: Trends and Perspectives, 2001-2004: The rest of the retrospective, covering the first 56 issues of Cites & Insights
From the Pew Internet & American Life Project:
From the iHealthBeat.org Newsletter
Here’s a great resource for learning about and using RSS.
Here’s a graphic that gives a good idea of all that is missed when you depend on a basic search engine tool for searching the web.
An interesting approach to technology planning for libraries.
Ten major international libraries have agreed to combine their digitised book collections into a free text-based archive hosted online by the not-for-profit Internet Archive….
A course on Tsunami’s, created by disaster experts in Pittsburgh, PA, Novosibirsk City, Russia, and Tehran, Iran. From University of Pittsburgh: