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Is the blogosphere talking about you,

or your library? Or any other topic of current interest? I put "infopeople" into Intelliseek's BlogPulse and came up with links to several dozen blog posts mentioning us. Check it out with your library's name or any other topic as long as it's no more than three words. Really cool feature -- you can subscribe to an RSS feed of your search.


Read of This Week!

LITA Blog is the hottest blog around this week for librarians. ALA annual conference is on (over on June 29) and a great group of librarians are blogging it here. Find out what "long tail" is and why it's so important to the library's future; the difference between a 'smart finder' and a 'good searcher'; about the eliminate -the-desk theme in library architecture; and much more as the week goes on.


If you liked JAKE* you'll love CUFTS

CUFTS is an open source OpenURL link resolver designed for use by library consortia. But its database is also useful for other things. Journal Search answers the following questions: Which online database indexes which magazines and newspapers? Which online databases contain the full text for a particular journal? What are the dates covered for a particular title in a particular database?


Waste not, want not

The Freecycle Network was started just two years ago to promote waste reduction in Tucson, Arizona. There are now more than two thousand communities and more than a million members. See if your community is there yet and you can use it to find a new home for that rug or computer or find something you need that someone else no longer does.


IT cheat sheets for all

Terrific resources for tech trainers as well as Information Technology folks.

"They may seem like no-brainers to you, but some of your IT tricks and workarounds look magical to your peers. We've collected our favorite IT cheat sheets on topics ranging from AS/400 to HTML and Outlook so that everyone can look like a whiz."

    via LibrarianInBlack



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