Daily Archives: June 30, 2006


I owe a mountain of inspiration to Karen Schneider for this one! I’m working on the syllabus for my section of LIS701: Introduction to Library and Information Science for this Fall at Dominican. We’re using Rubin’s Foundations of Library and Information Science from Neal-Schuman and I’m adding a reading of […]

Ten Rules for the New Librarians


http://www.techcrunch.com/2006/06/30/newsgator-posts-roadmap-for-the-future-of-rss/ There ‘s so much here about the power and future of RSS, I’ll just quote the end: RSS is the foundation of almost everything Web 2.0 – isn’t it? It’s what makes blog readership scalable, podcasts subscribable, wiki changes watchable and so much more. If Newsgatgor can succeed in […]

Tech Crunch on the Future of RSS



http://theubiquitouslibrarian.typepad.com/the_ubiquitous_librarian/2006/06/the_place_where.html The Ubiquitous Librarian points out that some students identify the library as the “place where fun comes to die” via Facebook. The wonderful thing is he doesn’t cluck and hurumph, he prposes turning such things around: It could be interesting to surprise a group like this one day with […]

Where Fun goes…to Die


http://www.palinet.org/about/joblistings/seniortechconsultant.htm Not specifically a 2.0 job, but it does requiere some open source and coding know-how: “Ideal candidate must have at least 4 years experience in technology planning, consulting/training, and implementation; experience with Open Source software and applications, various computing platforms and networking protocols; knowledge of Web development tools and […]

Tech Planning and Implementation Job at PALINET



Libraryman weighs in again in is ongoing discussion of netflix. I really believe this is something to pay close attention to, and Libraryman backs up his thoughts with some fascinating data. Do you read WIRED? You should! http://www.libraryman.com/blog/archives/000229.html “Why compete with Netflix?” With the thought that ultimately this really is […]

Why Compete with Netflix?