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10 Weeks to 2.0 U

Well, it’s official. The 10Weeks to a Web2.0 You Social Media Training Program kicks off today. Right now, this is just for library staff, but we are collecting up all of the training tools, presentations, etc. to create a website which anyone can use. I’m co-teaching blogging and then image editing (the fun stuff, right?) I thought about switching out blogging for moviemaking, too, but geez, I ...

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10weeks to a Web2.0 You Social Media Training Program

Well, it’s official. The 10Weeks to a Web2.0 You Social Media Training Program kicks off today. Right now, this is just for library staff, but we are collecting up all of the training tools, presentations, etc. to create a website which anyone can use. I’m co-teaching blogging and then image editing (the fun stuff, right?) I thought about switching out blogging for moviemaking, too, but ...

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Semantic web, linked data, open data, virtual authority

For those that don't about this project, the general purpose is to provide NYT controlled vocabulary and RDF (under creative commons) for use across the web. Very semantic webby... with one result the ability to pull together data from different sites, which meets a certain criteria (about the same person, etc.) In the example application, links to Wikipedia articles about a person are also cross ...

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Developing mobile, scrolling horizontally, undergrads usage of wikipedia (links, links)

Just a couple of various links from various places: how to build mobile versions of existing sites, including links to some mobile site building tools: http://designshack.co.uk/articles/css/quick-tips-for-creating-a-mobile-optimized-site How undergraduates use wikipedia:http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2830/2476 scrolling horizontally!https://xd.adobe.com/#/articles/article/530direct link to the horizontally scrolled page:http://www.thinkingforaliving.org/

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Presentations/Training Spring/Summer 2010

This takes me up to early June (and dreaming of vacation), but here is what is on my schedule: March 30, 7 pm. Semantic web & metadata (I’m tentatively calling this Semantic Web for Catalogers): Guest Lecturer/VSU MLIS program April 15, 7 pm: Intro to Free Image Editors: Gimp, Aviary & more : UGA Linux Group/Chugalug — — Open to anyone on the UGA Linux ...

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Question of the day: How to embed youtube videos & make them fit…

Depending on what browser and resolution you are using, you may find that your content (such as blog posts) which have embedded videos are running over your blog post area. You COULD change your stylesheet, but if everything works except for embedded Youtube videos, an easier answer might be to change the width of the Youtube player. This is super easy to do. First you ...

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