social media

Controlling twitter notifications to your phone

Go to Settings>Mobile Text message notifications:Twitter will send alerts to your phone, depending on your settings. You can limit it to particular times (I would not want to receive alerts in the middle of the night), or particular types of messages. You can limit to only those you allow to send to send alerts via twitter (perhaps, your family, dearest friends, or your boss, if ...

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Google’s Person Finder & other resources for Japanese Tsunami/Earthquake

I think the maps are especially useful but lots of good info available at the Google Crisis Response for the 2011 Japanese Earthquake/Tsunami. Google did a person finder for the Christchurch Earthquake, too, but this really encompasses much more information. Google has put together a list of resources for the 2011 Japanese Earthquake and tsunami, including a link to the person finder in English and ...

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Technical Services Efficiencies, Now and into the Future! Tomorrow!

Ideas and Insights Series:Technical Services Efficiencies, Now and into the Future! (Atlanta, GA)http://www.lyrasis.org/Classes-and-Events/Venues/L/LYRASIS-Atlanta.aspx Date:Thursday, February 3, 2011Location:LYRASIS-Atlanta1438 West Peachtree St., ste. 200Atlanta, GA 30309Registration fee is now $50!REGISTER for this Event Agenda The pace of change facing library technical services staff is ever accelerating, as our organizations explore new technologies and new media. We ourselves in technical services face new tools, standards and utilities with ...

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My art & photographs (and a facebook page!)

A little bit of self PR My paintings & photographs as well as art newshttp://www.facebook.com/robinfayarts/Visiting my page and “liking” it will mean you will receive new art & photos through your facebook news stream. No need to friend me or share your personal info with me 😉 (unless you just want to!) This is all done through FBML and CSS which I will share soon. ...

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It’s true…. I’m writing a book (no. 3 in list)

The Tech Set II Cloud Computing in Libraries – Marshall Breeding, Director for Innovative Technologies and Research for the Vanderbilt University Libraries Cloud computing offers organizations new cost-effective ways to use Web services for their computing needs including software applications, data storage, cloud development platforms, and processing power. This informative handbook provides a comprehensive view of the cloud computing landscape, the types of solutions available, ...

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Time flies (projects and more)

So, your might be wondering why I’ve been so quiet. Busy busy busy.I set up my art page on facebook athttp://www.facebook.com/robinfayartsYou do not need to friend me (or even “like” the page) in order to see my photos and artwork.I will be migrating a huge chunk of my art website there, will I redesign it in Drupal (I’m getting rid of all of the stand ...

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Twitter for librarians

Tools I use: To future/schedule tweets Future tweets Brizzly To post: Brizzly delicious to twitter (links) picnik (twitpic) to twitter (images) To manage followers/following TwitterKarma: see follows/unfollows and when they posted last (can be slow) Mytweeple: same as above with a little more info To manage my presence: Klout Twitterstatistics Librarians and library people I follow @libraryfuture [I follow more non-library people than I do ...

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