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Web 2.0

Represent

In which I provide a list of things that companies and organizations should (and shouldn’t) do with their social networking presence.

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Web 2.0

Paper.li

In which I look at paper.li, a platform that pulls in customized news and media from Twitter and spits out the content in newspaper layout.

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Libraries Technology Theatre Web 2.0

Tag, You’re It

Experienced Tweeters know to use hashtags to make it easier for others to follow a specific topic. A hashtag might be used for a general topic, such as #TV or #haiku. Professionals often hashtag conferences such as #ALAMW09 (American Library Association Midwinter Meeting 2009). I’ve seen a few professors encourage their students to get accounts […]

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Music News & Events

Great Big Music

Meant to post about the Great Big Sea concert a week ago but er, life. To sum up: awesome. The boys were well-rested and were just starting to tour again. The music was excellent but the balance was bad at certain points. Sean was drowned out a few times. From our vantage point, Bob was […]

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Web 2.0

More RSS

An addendum to my previous post on RSS… I just saw this post “Google Reader for Beginners.” These folks posted a few videos on YouTube to get your Reader started quickly. I recently started sharing items that I found interesting. I can make a note on a piece of news and those who’ve been granted […]

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Books Life Movies Politics Theatre

Books and Plays and Things

I chose to work this MLK Jr Day. I am one of two people present in my unit  and maybe one of ten present in the entire cataloging division. I’m rather enjoying the quiet though. I am desperately trying to get through Sense and Sensibility before I watch the movie (1995 with Kate Winslet, Emma […]

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Web 2.0

All a-Twitter

I’ve decided to finally give Twitter a try. My username is cursedstorm there also. Twitter widget coming soon. Once I start digging around for feeds, I think I will find more librarians using it than friends I talk to on a normal basis.