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May 23, 2008

Research Buzz

http://www.researchbuzz.org/wp/ - News about search engines, databases, and other information collections.

Stephen Abram on Change

http://www.imakenews.com/sirsi/e_article000788260.cfm?x=b9m9hF6,b2rpPgSw

Online Converters

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/04/10/online-converters/

Icerocket blog search

http://www.icerocket.com/

Complete List of Web 2.0 Products and Services

http://www.listible.com/list/complete-list-of-web-2-0-products-and-services

Globalization and Post Modern Values

Who is happiest? See http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/washington_quarterly/v023/23.1inglehart.pdf

History of a URL on delicious

http://del.icio.us/url/

Library Terms that Users Understand

See http://www.jkup.net/terms.html.

Preservation 101

See http://www.preservation101.org/.

How OPACS Suck...

Part 1 - http://www.techsource.ala.org/blog/2006/03/how-opacs-suck-part-1-relevance-rank-or-the-lack-of-it.html

Part 2 - http://www.techsource.ala.org/blog/2006/04/how-opacs-suck-part-2-the-checklist-of-shame.html

How Little Do Users Read? - Jakob Nielsen

See http://www.useit.com/alertbox/percent-text-read.html.

Digital Library Federation and YouTube

See http://youtube.com/diglib.

See http://youtube.com/watch?v=kD_LQklGzFQ for joel selanikio, discussing
information access in developing countries.

May 22, 2008

Recommendation and Ranganathan

See http://orweblog.oclc.org/archives/001566.html.

Why Generation Y is Going to Change the Web

See http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/why_gen_y_is_going_to_change_the_web.php.