Author Archives: robinna

Intro to the Semantic Web class – BibFrame, FRBR, RDA, Linked data for Libraries

Hey there, Don’t forget – Lyrasis members – FREE (only 25$ for nonmembers)! Session on Linked data, FRBR, BibFrame, RDA = intro to the Semantic Web for libraries. FRIDAY! Join me for a learning lunch! This session is part of the LYRASIS second Friday series, a series of workshops providing information about and sharing new ideas and resources for resource sharing, electronic resources, and cataloging. ...

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Adventures in pinning – pinterest = visual bookmarking? scrapbooking?

So, I’ve been experimenting with pinterest, which up until now, has been predominantly used by women over 50. To be honest, initially, I could have cared less about pinterest. I really couldn’t see a reason to use it as it seemed to be all DIY, crafts, fashion, recipes, and childcare stuff…  kind of a glittery glued, bubblegum, hearts and flowers stickered sorority bulletin board…  Confession ...

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Separating spotify from Facebook and moving playlists from one account to another

Now that spotify no longer REQUIRES a facebook login, how do you go about separating them?  I really needed to do this for a lot of different reasons. One, I use georgiawebgurl for all of my social media except for Facebook. I don’t mind connecting twitter, pinterest, etc. together but I don’t want them all connected to my personal Facebook space. One caveat: this only ...

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Can we take a joke? Hushing the oreo

I realize I am playing into marketing by even talking about this COMMERCIAL (embedded below). However, this particular commercial, featuring a “whispered” fight over oreos which ends in destruction of a library and the fire department arriving, seems to have hit a nerve with various communities. I’m seeing starting to see some conversations about this commercial as well as quite a bit of “can’t we take ...

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Catalogers don’t blog (well some do – at least 10 years!)

I’ve been blogging since mmm… 2000, maybe 2001? I didn’t do a very good job of announcing myself. I just jumped into the stream… The first entry for content divergent is 2003, but before that I was photoblogging (story and some screenshots here) that evolved into a more personal site which was featured on about.com (predominantly in the migraines section). In 2007, I shifted gears to ...

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