Daily Archives: December 14, 2005


K. Matthew Dames has a nice article at http://www.copycense.com/2005/12/buying_econtent.html all about the management of e-resources in libraries. This is big stuff. My favorite point is the one he makes about library schools: It is sheer lunacy to graduate librarians into the work force who have no idea how to negotiate […]

Library Schools Must Teach E-Resource Management (& What Else?)


Via Stephen’s Lighthouse: http://www.trendwatching.com/trends/LIFE_CACHING.htm LIFE CACHING’: collecting, storing and displaying one’s entire life, for private use, or for friends, family, even the entire world to peruse. The LIFE CACHING trend owes much to bloggers: ever since writing and publishing one’s diary has become as easy as typing in www.blogger.com, millions […]

“Life Caching” The Ultimate Putting Yourself Out There



http://www.universitybusiness.com/page.cfm?p=1084 Ken Smith, who blogs here in South Bend at Weblogs in Higher Education, has published an article about blogging at University Business. Here’s my favorite quote: Whether it’s written by a witty cultural studies professor or a dedicated news junkie, a good blog usually includes links to other websites. […]

Ken Smith on Academic Blogging





Blyberg writes about gaming at AADL (and Eli!): AADL’s Gaming initiative “is one of those programs that I still shake my head at in disbelief, because it has been such a staggering success born out of such unorthodox ideas. If you’re looking for evidence that the role of today’s libraries […]

Gaming Gospel