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the cool thing I learned about at GLACOMO

Just a short note:WizIQ (think Horizon Wimba) is a free online teaching/learning/conferencing tool. How cool is that? Thanks, Andrew! Btw, Andrew covered lots of cool tools (all my faves!) in his presentation about free alternatives to paid resources (think: openoffice, googledocs, gimp, etc.)Check it out: GA COMO-Free! Alternatives to expesnive technology View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: ga como)

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Library Connect seeks Next Gen Librarians

Sounds interesting and I think this is okay to repost: The first 2009 Library Connect Newsletter issue (7:1, Jan. 2009), in P and E, will feature a Next Gen section. The issue will focus on the theme “Performance and Planning.” For the Next Gen section, I’m looking for three articles by upcoming information professionals. Are you interested? Just in case you are, here are the ...

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Help change clinical research for sarcomas (desmoids, etc.)

Desmoids are benign but aggressively invasive tumors. No treatment is 100% successful and there is no known cure. Until most recently there has been very little research done in the United States on Desmoids, and there was not even a foundation or organization to support such research or even to help those diagnosed with Desmoids. Current treatment is surgery (often removing massive amounts of tissue ...

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Acck! ebooks!

So, I’m probably (long story) taking this class focused on web2.0, scripting, etc. I’ve not taken an academic class focused on web2.0 technology, so I am excited about that. I certainly read enough about web2.0 and experiment with things (and can’t count how many conferences, seminars, etc. I have attended), but it will be interesting to get a more scholarly perspective on it. Who knows, ...

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Posting to blogger from google docs mostly works

Okay, I’m not sure I see exactly why it would be better to post from googledocs to your blog (especially, if you use blogger and are already logged in via your google login), but here goes: did you know that you can publish directly to a blog via google docs? http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2008/07/live-blogging-with-docs.html One caveat, though: scheduling/future posts do not seem to work via this method. Even ...

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