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WorldCat Web service: xISSN [OCLC - WorldCat Affiliate tools]: Home
Web service to retrieve a list of International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSNs) associated with a submitted ISSN, based on WorldCat information.

Internet Librarian International 2007 Presentations

Internet Librarian International 2007: Presentation Links
Links to PowerPoint slideshows, Web sites, and other electronic resources used in support of presentations at Internet Librarian International 2007


Repository Statistics


Library Technology

John’s Eight Laws of Library Technology « John Miedema
"..You can’t build a system out of Web 2.0 widgets. Forget technology; go conceptual. Think very hard about what patrons want; most don’t know...
..RSS is a simple Web 2.0 technology that completely changes our relationship with the web. Instead of having to go to the web, the web comes to you! If you learn nothing else about Web 2.0, learn RSS..
..Library technology is less interesting than librarianship.."


Army Digital Library


Pronetos | Professor's Network
Pronetos is a home to communities and scholars of every academic discipline: a global think-tank of the leaders in your field

Copyright in the Library

Visible Body

Visible Body features a 360 degree, whole-body, 3D model that
allows unparalleled investigation and study of human anatomy and
physiology. Available on the Web, the Visible Body runs in Internet
Explorer on any PC* connected to the Internet. A free, fully
interactive release is scheduled for mid-November 2007.

Digital Libraries and Archives

Copyright and Fairuse Resource

The Digital Library Tool Kit, 3rd Edition


UNESCO and Digital Libraries

The Director-General attends the presentation of a vision for a World Digital Library: UNESCO-CI
..Encouraging and enabling the preservation and enjoyment of the cultural, scientific and information heritage of the world, including its digital heritage, is a priority for UNESCO..


World Digital Library

World Digital Library
The World Digital Library will make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other significant cultural materials. The objectives of the World Digital Library are to promote international and inter-cultural understanding and awareness, provide resources to educators, expand non-English and non-Western content on the Internet, and to contribute to scholarly research.


Ignite Realtime: Spark IM Client
Spark is an Open Source, cross-platform IM client optimized for businesses and organizations. It features built-in support for group chat, telephony integration, and strong security.

Blog-ging by librarians

The use of Weblogs (blogs) by librarians and libraries to disseminate information
..Blogs have an impact on the activities of information professionals and they are a novel information channel for transferring information both to fellow professionals and to other users of the Web. In addition they also serve as an efficient tool for "marketing" library events and resources. Librarians use blogs to disseminate professional and general information, while libraries often use blogs for announcements.


Stimulating Creativity - Workshop

Koonji - The Best Way to Get Things Done
It resource guide for a particular subject which is broken down into steps. Each step describes a process and can include narrative, recommended links lists, tips, videos, and images. Users can add and recommend links, vote for and add tips, discuss guides in forums, and rate koonji guides.

Open access in Future

Rice University Webcasts: e-Science and Scholarly Communications
Open access in some form or other to such institutional research repositories is likely to become widespread in the near future.

Evidence-based medicine

CEBM > Home
- Evidence-based medicine is the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. The practice of evidence-based medicine means integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research.

- Evidence-based medicine is neither old-hat nor impossible to practice.

- Evidence-based medicine is not "cook-book" medicine.


Zyxware Technologies » Blog Archive » Zyxware Releases Free and Open Source Software to track epidemics like Chikungunya, Malaria, Dengue
A new software developed by Zyxware Technologies all about to revolutionize the way information is collected and processed in tracking diseases like Chikungunya, Dengue, Malaria. The software, is being dedicated to the nation as Free Software under the GNU General Public License (GPL)
A demo of the application has been set up at Health Monitoring System. The application has two modules - GIS/Report Interface and Management Console. The GIS interface displays reports and graphs of the collected data. Data collection and statistical analysis are/can be done in the Management Console.



Exciting things are being reported at code4lib. I should have visited it regularly!!!!