Monthly Archives: July 2006


http://www.webology.ir/2006/v3n2/a25.html Jack M. Maness MLS, University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries Many might consider IM a Web 1.0 technology, as its inception predates the technology market crash and it often requires the downloading of software, whereas most 2.0 applications are wholly web-based. It is here considered 2.0 as it is […]

Library 2.0 Theory: Web 2.0 and Its Implications for Libraries




http://www.longtail.com/the_long_tail/2006/07/the_audience_is.html Chris Anderson links to a video he uses in his talks: For the past year or so, I’ve been ending many of my speeches with this brilliant video by Peter Hirshberg of Technorati, and Michel Markman. They showed it first at at the D conference last year and a […]

“Can’t We Just Start Blogging Back at Them?”




Don Wood on DOPA: http://donwood.alablog.org/blog/_archives/2006/7/28/2172866.html For one thing, schools and libraries are required under CIPA to block obscene or offensive internet content. DOPA is not necessary. For another, DOPA is much too broad. The bill proposes to block access to beneficial collaborative Web applications and resources. And for another, education […]

Tell Your Senators Why DOPA Is Bad for Libraries





http://librarianinblack.typepad.com/librarianinblack/2006/07/dopa_passes_wha.html Great post from the LiB! If I was a Library Director, I wouldn’t accept E-Rate money if my job depended on it. I think if DOPA passes we’ll see more and more libraries refusing E-Rate. The amount of money and staff time you have to spend now on the […]

LiB:DOPA Passes: What Does This Mean for Your Library’s New ...



Please zip over and read my post about Flickr at ALA TechSource. http://www.techsource.ala.org/blog/2006/07/flickr-libraries-scary-scary-scary-to-some-folks.html I ask that you do not make any spur-of-the-moment, reactionary decisions, Flickr’ing Librarians! What I sincerely hope will not happen is the libraries and associations that have started using Flickr will abandon the site because they are […]

Flickr is Scaring Some Folks!