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Academic library (UGA) presentations at COMO – green libraries, social media, tenure, metadata, RDA & more

 UGA Librarians at COMO. Building a Green Library: Lessons Learned from Three Georgia Academic LibrariesThree Georgia library directors, Gene Ruffin, Loren Pinkerman, and Bill Potter, will discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in building an environmentally sustainable or “green” building. Virginia Feher(UGA), Gene Ruffin, Bill Potter(UGA), Loren Pinkerman One Size Fits No One: Unique Embedded Librarian Programs in Georgia UniversitiesAcademic librarians at universities large and ...

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Fixing facebook – seeing ALL updates from ALL friends instead of selected top stories

Egads. Hopefully there will be better global controls soon. So to fix your stream.Since you are probably missing people from your stream and don’t even know it, the best way to fix your stream is to go to the new subscriptions menu. You will also see the people who are posting publicly to the web and will have the option of turning this feature on ...

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Free – Drupal Business Summit Atlanta

What: Atlanta Drupal Business SummitWhy: To attract and cater to more non-technical professionals evaluating Drupal and open-source software based solutionsWhen: Friday, September 30th, 2011 from 8:30am – 5:30pmWhere: Georgia Tech Research Institute in Midtown AtlantaHow much: FREE (thanks to some generous sponsors)Sponsored by MediaCurrenthttp://atlantadrupalsummit.drupalgardens.com/register and DrupalCamp ATL is in October!Drupalcamp Atlanta 2011 is Coming What: Drupalcamp Atlanta 2011Why: To evangelize, educate, and promote Drupal within our ...

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COMO/GLA Paper presentation schedule

GEORGIA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION ACADEMIC PAPER PRESENTATIONS October 6, 2011 Olympia I Room, 10:00a – 11:50 a 10:00                          Pete Bursi:  YBP Award Winner                                     Why We Still Matter 10:12                           Jackie Radebaugh                                     Using the Social Design Model to Enhance Electronic Browsing and                                                 Document Linking in Online Journal Databases 10:24                          Jason Puckett                                     Open Source Software and Librarian Values                       10:36                           Emily Rogers Teaching  Government ...

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Free Virtual Ed Tech Conference (K-12)

 This is mostly k-12 oriented, but you may find some things you are interested in. FETC Fall Virtual Conference Sessions Announced!See below for information on the sessions you can participate in during theFall FETC Virtual Conference on October 27, 2011! Register today to participate in these popular and informative sessions from FETC 2011! Virtual Manipulatives: What Are the Advantages for Teaching Math Concepts Ted Hasselbring, ...

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South Georgia Newspapers digitized & available online

Announcement from the DLG about the South Georgia Historic Newspaper Archive. The DLG Newspaper project is really cool so check it out if you are interested (just looking at old ads is fascinating). The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/sgnewspapers The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive provides online access ...

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Gmail: search & limit by date, exclude google buzz & more

If you’ve ever tried to search through 300 (or egads – 3000+) GMail emails, then you know how challenging the “never delete” idea is. Sorting is not really part of the GMail world (there is some sorting, but it rather limited). I usually build the search in the search box (similar to oldschool command line searching). (If you prefer to use an easy guided search ...

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NYPL rare baseball photo on ebay – interesting story on artifacts, theft, & the internet

Really interesting story about library artifacts, theft, and selling of materials… A 19th-century cabinet photo created by the Philadelphia photographer, Phillip Edward Chillman, was documented on the NYPL’s 1922 inventory of the Spalding Collection but, after an inventory was taken by the library in 1987, it was discovered missing along with another photograph of Reach. Both cabinet photos appear on the NYPL’s official “Missing List” for the Spalding Collection’s ...

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How to create a Google+ badge for your website (or blogger)

I used this very nifty little tool at widgetsplus to create a Google+ badge. Get your Google+ ID. (the easiest way is to login to Google+ Your ID number is the long string of numbers For example my public profile is http://plus.google.com/109563226758360576597; the ID number is that bit at the end. For more info about Google IDs, visit my post here.  Copy your ID number. ...

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Big changes to Facebook privacy (an overview)

So Facebook is rolling out new changes to your news feed (you may have it already). On the plus side for privacy: You can control who sees stuff that is posted about you (like tagged photos) which finally closes one huge privacy leak (changes will not affect older photos but you can retrospectively change them – tomorrow’s blog topic!). You can also limit old posts ...

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