Daily Archives: January 7, 2008

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Chronicle: Facebook Apps at University Libraries

Jeffrey R. Young notes the libraries offering Facebook apps: http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/article/2643/searching-library-collections-in-facebook So far the application does not seem to be listed in Facebook’s official directory. But a quick search of Facebook’s other applications shows that more than a dozen other academic libraries have created their own search tools for the social-networking platform. The University of Notre Dame has one, for instance, as does Elmhurst College, Pace University, and Ryerson University. JSTOR, the popular, nonprofit digital archive of scholarly publications, also offers a Facebook application. One thing I discovered when I invited Wired Campus readers to join my Facebook friend group is […]