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Friday, February 25, 2005

Artificial Organs: "Blogs" and "Wikis" Are Valuable Software Tools for Communication Within Research Groups

"Blogs" and "Wikis" Are Valuable Software Tools for Communication Within Research Groups - Artificial Organs, Vol 29, Issue 1, pp. 82-83 (Abstract) Full text for subscribers only. Found by accident on CiteULike (folksonomies at their finest). Succinct and on target.
We would like to encourage the use of these simple and affordable tools for communication and knowledge management. Due to their structure they can be easily integrated in already existing intranet and internet-solutions.

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Fichter: Always Fresh: Fast Content For Library Web Site with Really Simple Syndication

beSpacific points to the pdf of Darlene Fichter's OLA Presentation. Here's the author's abstract:
Keeping a library web site up to date with fresh content is a challenge for any webmaster. Learn how to publish, merge and format RSS feeds into instant web content. Discover how libraries have made specialized pages featuring article titles of new journal issues, new library acquisitions, book and movie reviews, and much more. Take away a list of sites that allow anyone to simply cut, paste and publish RSS content to their site in seconds. For the technologically daring, find out about free scripts to install that allow you to "shake and bake" your own combos. Dive in now and offer new services that auto-magically refresh and keep your audience coming back for more!

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

March 2005 Program: From Soup to Nuts: Blogs, Blogging, and the Greater Impacts to Information Science

If you're in Maryland, DC, WV, or NOVA, consider signing up and attending. My co-presenters have beautiful blogs (here and here). Should be interesting.

mamamusings: why do academics blog?

A nice compilation of posts on why academics blog.