Entries for January 2009
January 27, 2009
Kindle 2.0 in February
Sadly, it look like we will still be waiting for color.
Categories: Blog: Are You 2.0 Yet Libraries & Librarianship Library 2.0 Web 2.0
January 19, 2009
ALA to promote Midwinter Meeting programming in Second Life
If you cannot attend the American Library Association Midwinter meeting in Denver, you can participate from January 23-26, 2009, in the virtual environment of Second Life. Make sure to check out ALA's Second Life agenda for more details.
Categories: ALA Blog: Are You 2.0 Yet Conferences Libraries & Librarianship News from the Field Second Life Web 2.0
Library Greeter - Armored Video Action Figure
Here is a door greeter you do not see everyday. The Library Journal, 1/16/2009, reports that the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Science & Engineering Library entrance is now guarded by a "six-foot tall Chameleon JumpSuit comes from the popular Journeyman Project's “Legacy of Time” computer video game". It was donated by alumni.
Categories: Blog: e3 Information Overload Computer Science Engineering Libraries & Librarianship
January 10, 2009
NanoTube Contest - What is "Nano" ?
From the ACS Nanotation NanoTube webpage:
The concept of "nano" has captured the interest and excitement of researchers and science-enthusiasts alike, but the question remains - what is "nano"? How is "nano" best visualized? Where is "nano" headed? Send us your ideas in the form of an original creative video and you could win $500 in cash!Visit the website to submit a video, vote for your favorite, or see the rules.
Video submissions will be accepted from January 5 - March 15, 2009. Videos are limited to 3 minutes or less, and will be judged on creativity, scientific clarity of explanation, originality and quality of the video. Entrants are encouraged to submit their videos early, since early submissions will have the best chance to accumulate a greater number of votes.