Month: January 2004

hi – 30jan

Hi. One of the things I don’t like about aggregated news is its tendency to sort of swim rootless in space and time. I’m adding a date in the title field of my first post of the day. This weekend…

wifi vs CIPA

What are the CIPA implications for a library that provides WiFi access? TechnoBiblio’s Aaron discusses the problem they are having grappling with this at his library.

PC vs Mac

Gates Foundation grants have done a huge amount towards getting libraries online. That said, they have regrettably opened libraries up to a lot of the crappy virii and browser hijacking problems that abound which are almost exclusively the result of…

a few more blogs I’ll be watching, and a note or two about RSS

The Curmudgeony Librarian and the Kept-Up Academic Librarian are being added to my more-frequently-read list. One thing I haven’t seen people mention lately about the benefit of reading content via RSS+aggregators is that it lets you skim. Now maybe this…

del.icio.us/jessamyn

Another tool that alll those chatty blogging librarians seem to be checking out lately is del.icio.us, a bookmarking tool that is striking for its simplicity, ability to share lists and [best of all] an ability to create your own authority…