Monthly Archives: November 2010

Web 2.0 Untangled: reaching and teaching our users with new technologies

UC&R (BBO) and CoFHE MidWest Circle Web 2.0 Untangled: reaching and teaching our users with new technologies Wolfson College, Oxford: 24th November 2010 An interesting event with technology-enriched presentations held in the context of the recently published JISC Report: Managing … Continue reading

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3D ebooks

In recent years the film industry has gone 3D mad, and now ebooks are getting the same treatment.  A Dublin based company called Ideal Binary have, over the last year, been developing 3D ebook apps that work with the iPhone, iPod … Continue reading

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Twitter for Librarians

Earlier this year Lynn Loudon and Hazel Hall from Edinburgh Napier University surveyed over 300 librarians and their use of micro-blogging tools such as Twitter.  The full article, which is very interesting, can be found at: http://www.soc.napier.ac.uk/~hazelh/esis/Loudon_Hall_Twitter.pdf   To begin … Continue reading

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CUP and JSTOR becoming mobile friendly

In the last week I have become aware of two new ejournal providers offering a mobile friendly version of their web pages.  The first is Cambridge University Press journals. I tried this out earlier with my i-Pod Touch, whilst connected … Continue reading

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Report back from Becoming upwardly mobile – can libraries rise to the challenge?

Two months ago, I attended this one day event.  I have put my full report below, so apologies for the length.  Panel Discussion BL are just about to release their next 10 year vision which will have a large focus … Continue reading

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Crimspace – new social network

Sage publishing are sponsoring a new social network called Crimspace : http://www.crimspace.com/  The social network is aimed at students and researchers of criminology, criminal justice and forensics. It aims to bring together interested parties where they can discuss and share … Continue reading

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Facebook New Messages Service

So Facebook are launching a new version of their Messages service, which despite now offering you an email address, they are keen to stress this is not a new email system.   They have a very good blog post about their … Continue reading

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