Entries for March 2009
March 23, 2009
Career in Science Librarianship
The article, called Looking Up Your Career at the Library, was collection of thoughts by several science librarians that made the transition from the traditional science career path to libraries.
Categories: Blog: e3 Information Overload Engineering Libraries & Librarianship My Experiences News from the Field Science and Technology
March 20, 2009
Sheep as Art
What can sheep and LED lights create? You will be amazed.
Categories: Audio & Video Blog: Are You 2.0 Yet Web 2.0
March 18, 2009
IEEE Xplore Reaches Two Million Documents
Categories: Blog: e3 Information Overload Databases, Publishers, & Vendor Updates Engineering
March 17, 2009
No Twittering from NBA Locker Room
ESPN (from the Associated Press) reported that Milwaukee Bucks tell Charlie Villanueva not to Twitter during games anymore. He was told by the coach he was giving the appearance of not being serious during the game. The funny thing is his tweet was about what the coach had told him during halftime, which proves he was paying attention.
March 15, 2009
No Cookies on YouTube
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that a North Carolina Girl Scout was banned from selling cookies on YouTube.
I understand the safety issues, but the "fairness for all girls" is a stretch. I understand not everyone has access to technology or resources, but it seems like a shame to hold people back in the idea of fairness. Countries, organizations, and people that are willing to try things for the benefit of everyone rather than waiting for everyone to try it will move forward in today's society.
March 11, 2009
Which of the Mac users are getting the new computer first?
March 09, 2009
Tradition versus Evolution of Libraries on the Web
I have heard almost everyone of these comments at one of my presentations, classes, or discussion about web 2.0 technologies and the evolution of libraries on the web.
Thank you Michael Edson for bringing the positives and negatives together in a creative way.
Categories: Blog: Are You 2.0 Yet Humor Libraries & Librarianship Web 2.0
March 02, 2009
New Energy Alerting Service
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ClimateWire tracks politics and policy on climate change, daily; E&EDaily focuses on energy and environment legislation in Congress, when Congress is in session; GreenWire covers the weekday issues in the courts, states, and federal agencies. The weekly LandLetter brings you an in-depth look at natural resources and conservation issues. E&ENews PM brings you all the daily late-breaking developments from Capitol Hill and everywhere else, so you're ahead of tomorrow's headlines.
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