web 2.0+

How to have a successful conference (presenters, attendees, & coordinators)

I started writing this after the last conference I attended and I have discovered my list of best practices for conferences just keeps growing…———-I’ve been to a few conferences in my career from corporate to library, regional to national to international… I’ve attended, presented, facilitated, chaired, coordinated, and about every conference activity in between.On that note here is my advice for having a successful conference. ...

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How to create a website without writing code or using something like dreamweaver (QOD)

So, my question of the day (QOD) is:I use Dreamweaver to design web pages. Do any of you use something that you would consider “easy” to use? I am trying to teach someone else how to manage a simple web site. A: Some questions to consider: How big is the site  Is it hosted on their own webspace Can it migrated to a simple CMS ...

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Wikispaces free for higher ed

Wikispaces for Higher Education – FREE!http://www.wikispaces.com/content/for/highered We are giving away all of the features of our Plus wikis (normally $50/year).No fine print, no usage limits, no advertising, no catches. * Post, Publish, and Share with Ease Unlimited pages let you and your students share text, images, files, and more. * Set Privacy You can decide who has access to your wiki’s content. * Create Student ...

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Net neutrality: the future

Net neutrality basically deals with control of web access by broadband providers, but in controlling access, libraries and other web content providers would be impacted.———————————–The FCC, via its chairman Julius Genachowsky, has officially staked its claim on the future of the Webs. Net Neutrality all the way. …he simplifies the arguments about Net Neutrality down to three key points: 1. “Americans have the freedom to ...

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Question of the day: How do I delete a note in facebook?

Q: How do I delete a note in facebook?A: Although not intuitive, this is easy to do. Type Notes into the Search field at the top OR start with your home page (In the news feed list on the left side, click on More, if you do not immediately see ‘Notes’). You may also be able to access notes via a button on your profile, ...

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Question of the day: where to find free stock footage

Internet archive has both moving images and stills including publicdomain; others are licensed under creative commons (CC).http://www.internetarchive.org and here are the various searches by CC license type:http://is.gd/dMHCl Also searching flickr by CC licensehttp://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/?flickr does have some very short film clips. I’m sure there are other tools, even the creativecommons website hassearching functionality. Youtube allows searching by license, too. Also, fair use may come into play ...

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Question of the Day: Delete or rename friends list in facebook

Q: How do I delete a friends list? I created one for a special event and I don’t need it anymore. A: Facebook always seems to be moving things around and deleting or editing a friends list is no different. It’s easy enough to create a list (several ways, one being> Under the Friends link on the left menu, click on Friends and the first ...

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Social media/ Web2.0 — the world is different (with video)

Although this web2.0 video has been around a while, the concepts and technologies presented are still relevant. In some ways web 2.0/social media is a change from how we do things, but in other ways not. We’ve always collaborated and worked together. Anyhow, thinking towards web3.0 (when are we going to stop naming it, and it just becomes the web?), I remind of you:

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