Author Archives: robinna

More changes at Facebook / removing profile boxes

Heads up… more changes for Facebook.I’ve gotten 3 notices in the last 3 days about moving applications to tabs. Profile boxes are going away. I have my Pandora playlist embedded in what I thought was a box, but FB calls it an information area, so maybe that one is okay. It does appear that you can still move them to a Boxes tab to put ...

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Question of the Day: How to search your own tweets at twitter

So, this was MY question today: as in, I wanted to re-post a tweet about moonshine arts & literary magazine. I couldn’t quite remember what I wrote and I didn’t use a #hashtag. So what to do? How do you search your own twitter feed? There are lots of cool trending tools out there, but those are very limited in terms of timeframe. I personally ...

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Survey us…

UGA Libraries are looking for site feedback in preparation for a site redesign. The Web Advisory Group is working on a new look for the UGA Libraries home page, http://www.libs.uga.edu As we begin the redesign process, our first step is to gather feedback. We want to find out what works and what doesn’t as far as the current home page is concerned, and to get ...

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The buck stops at the library

The buck stops at the library. If we keep cutting library aid, people who can’t figure out how to file for taxes, or how to use e-mail, are going to be out of luck. Lots of aren't librarians cool stuff, but overall a nice piece on libraries and librarians. http://www.salon.com/books/nonfiction/index.html?story=/books/feature/2010/02/21/interview_marilyn_johnson_librarians

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Illusion: Insight into visual design elements

Covers the most basic elements of webdesign: layout, fonts, whitespace, color theory; additionally encompasses fundamental guidelines and findings regarding how users use the web.Btw, my portion is more of the design stuff. Oh, and this is a google presentation so the design of the presentation itself is a little fugly. 😉 Illusion Insights Into Visual Design Elements View more presentations from robinfay.

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Free mobile learning/education webinar

Sorry for the late notice, this just came across my desk.As far as I can see, it is free.——————————-https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/948880016 Mobile Learning Fundamentals: Innovation Showcase and Real-World Examples – Presented by A.J. Ripin with special guest, Dr. David Metcalf The way that we live, work, play, and learn is being impacted by the increasing mobility of our global society. As leaders, it is our responsibility to ...

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So, what does an Emerging Technologies Group talk about?

Thought you’d never ask…Here is the agenda for Weds. afternoon meeting of the Emerging Technologies Group… we are still playing with our acronym ET or EMT… I kind of like EMT.Robin = me (I chair, btw…)————– Agenda 2/17/2010 Tie up RSS/multimedia pages (Robin/Amy) — any lingering questions or issues? (webpages created to highlight our multimedia and also all of the feeds we are generating…) Libraries ...

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