Monthly Archives: January 2011

Mobile Library – Mippin

So, I’m at the CILIP building website for mobile phones day, and I have just created a mobile friendly version of this blog using a service called Mippin – which you can find at http://www.mippin.com  once you get to the … Continue reading

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Snip Snip It! – Quick You Tube edits

 I sometimes want to use parts of You Tube videos in my eLearning courses, but I just want students to watch a few minutes of the video and not the whole piece. I’ve also often seen people at conferences who want to … Continue reading

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Proximity Searching in Google

Phil Bradley has discovered a way to do proximity searching when using Google, for full details take a look at his illustrated blog entry: http://philbradley.typepad.com/phil_bradleys_weblog/2011/01/proximity-search-in-google.html The feature doesn’t appear to be 100% perfect but it may help some searchers to narrow down … Continue reading

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APPs for Medical Students and Professionals

While non-Apple designers of course are busy with Apps for Google Android devices, I’ve got an iPod so the following is Apple based. NB: this is a very brief survey, but I hope it gives a flavour of what’s out … Continue reading

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Ejournal – finally making some use of the E!

I’m not sure if JSTOR have done this before but this is the first time I’ve come across a mainstream ejournal provider making real use of the fact that they can do new things online whilst also providing a useful downloadable … Continue reading

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Report back from: Mission impossible? Satisfying disabled students’ library needs

 Last month I attended this conference about what libraries could do in order to better satisfy the needs of disabled users.  The abstracts & slides of all of the very interesting talks from this conference can be found at http://library.bcu.ac.uk/conferencepapers.htm  The … Continue reading

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