Daily Archives: May 29, 2007

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Dominican Students in MySpace Contest

Joy writes: Lisa Schoblasky and Kelly Reiss – Dominican library grad students, fellow Newberry workers, and all around swell gals – took Kate Williams’ library research methods class spring semester. Their final project was a study analyzing how public libraries use My Space. Lisa and Kelly used My Space as a means of gathering research participants and as a platform to share and discuss their results. Their My Space site is entered in the Redeye MySpace Popularity Contest. They’ve advanced into the “Elite Eight”!!!! Please vote for their site and get them into the final round!!!! Go to www.redeyechicago.com/myspace Scroll […]

Down With DRM -0 A TTW Guest Post by Eric Whitfield

I can no longer recall the exact date, but at some point in the recent past I stepped over the line and became a criminal. I didn’t steal from anyone’s home. I certainly didn’t cause anyone physical harm. In fact, I didn’t even leave my office chair. Nevertheless, my dastardly deed landed me squarely on the wrong side of the law. So what had I done? Well, I had removed the embedded DRM from a digital music file. A music file I purchased. Legally. Confused? Yeah, me too. Let me start with a short primer for the unfamiliar. DRM, or […]