Daily Archives: August 5, 2005

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Interesting Photos

New option at flickr: my most interesting photos… http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelsphotos/popular-interesting/ Here’s a page that explains “interestingness” There are lots of things that make a photo ‘interesting’ (or not) in the Flickr. Where the clickthroughs are coming from; who comments on it and when; who marks it as a favorite; its tags and many more things which are constantly changing. Interestingness changes over time, as more and more fantastic photos and stories are added to Flickr. I like that…we are telling our stories at flickr. Librarians..libraries…please ponder jumping into the flickr pool!

IM at Alexandrian (A New Twist on an Old Favorite)

Above: Three examples of some HOT PL IM Pages..there are many others… take a look and be inspired! Hooray for Alexandrian PL — going live with IM reference on August 15. They’ve created an IM reference page similar to some other libraries — and one I believe SJCPL orginated (Thanks Maire!) What rocks my world is the progression here. More information about the service and how the library handles questions. Just a couple of things to note before you get started… Any screen names that send IMs containing obscene language or that are harassing will be blocked. We are unable […]