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…and all I wanted was a pepsi.

(pardons to suicidal tendancies…) So, I posted a couple of workarounds/fixes I discovered about blogger to the blogger google groups. I guess someone didn’t like them, because they magically disappeared. No email, no post back (hey, that’s a stupid idea, or that’s been posted a million times before [even if I couldn’t find it in searching], no you posted too many times in a day), ...

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Mini presentation on Web 2.0 technologies

Overview What we are doing IM External (Chat Ref) Internal (Serials, Ref) Blogs Del.icio.us The cataloging del.icio.us page has been up for about a month. We have 7 users linked to this page and we will be in a list of libraries using del.icio.us in Library Journal http://del.icio.us/url/db7b6b3059612ca00876d4a393f3747c Wikis External (FAQs) Internal (Reference, Serials Cataloging) Looking to the future Higher profile web presence Being where ...

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creating a e-zine — software choices

So you want to create an online newsletter, a magazine or e-zine? What should you use?There are many choices, some of which depend on budget size. My budget size= ZERO dollars.My investigation actually began in May with Drupal. These were reviewed as of August 2007. System requirements for most of these (but not all): Apache or IIS server; MySQL or another db server; PHP ; ...

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creating a e-zine — lessons learned to date

1. Have a vision.Check. I had that one a year ago (a regional arts magazine with topics both about art and by artists) 2. Funding.The amount of $ you have to spend will affect everything else 3. Hosting? Find a place to host it.I used some extra webspace I have. 4. A software list of features that you need (and a list of those you ...

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looking for contributors

Okay, so I totally hope this is ACTUALLY going to greenlight this time. Sigh. Let’s not talk about the technical issues that have plagued this problem, mmm? ..looking for contributors for a new online arts, literary, & music magazine, moonshine (details follow).—————- … a few people who would be willing to write articles, essays, reviews, op ed pieces, entries,comics, whatever, for a bimonthly online magazine ...

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pageflakes offers new customization — blizzard!

Customized home page startup Pageflakes launched a slew of new features this morning under what it is calling its “Blizzard” release. Among all of the new features, the two that are important to highlight are social networking and customizable themes on pages. Until today Pageflakes users could create pages for their own use, and/or make public pages called Pagecasts. The content was and continues to ...

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