Monday, December 26, 2005

LibriVox

http://www.librivox.org/ Totally free audiobooks from the public domain. It's All Good

Webby Awards

http://lookleap.com/webbyawards.com/a1 Ninth annual. What's Hot on the Internet

Fimoculous Lists

http://lookleap.com/fimoculous.com/a1 "For the 237th straight year, Fimoculous will be aggregating all of the year-end lists. Lists are now being added at the rate of about 20 per day, so check back often." Lii.org

Futureme

http://futureme.org/ Create an e-mail to send to the future. NewsLinx

Google Librarian Newsletter

http://lookleap.com/google.com/a32 Welcome to the first edition of the Google Librarian Newsletter. LISNews

SirsiDynix Institute Web Seminar Series

http://www.dynix.com/institute/seminars.asp FREE access to industry-leading speakers and events. ALA TechSource

Library Elf

http://www.libraryelf.com/ Manage your library loans and holds. Stephen's Lighthouse

Virtual Hospital

http://www.vh.org/ Digital health sciences library created in 1992 at the University of Iowa to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. Zillman.us

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Playaway

http://www.playawaydigital.com/ Enjoy digital sound from a lightweight player with eight simple buttons. Wear it around your neck or stick it in your pocket. From novels to biographies, languages to business best sellers, Playaway comes already loaded with your favorite content. Nothing to do - but listen.

goshME

http://goshme.com/ Find the best search engines to your query. Zillman.us

Official Time-Waster's Guide

http://www.timewastersguide.com/ Here you'll find game reviews, strategy guides, long-winded editorials, and one of the most extensive webcomic review sites on the net. Scout Report

March Madness on Demand.

http://ncaasports.com/mmod For the first time, NCAA March Madness on Demand will be offered free of charge. Beginning March 16, 2006, fans will be able to watch live CBS Sports broadcasts of the NCAA Tournament from outside their viewing area via NCAAsports.com, the official NCAA website, produced by CBS SportsLine.com. NewsLinx

Yahoo! Answers

http://answers.yahoo.com/ Ask a question on any topic and get answers from real people. LibraryJournal.com

The Shorts List

http://www.slate.com/id/2131368/nav/tap2/ Amazon's selling stories and essays for 49 cents. Is anybody buying? LISNews

Perceptions of Libraries and Information Resources (2005)

http://www.oclc.org/reports/2005perceptions.htm The findings indicate that information consumers view libraries as places to borrow print books, but they are unaware of the rich electronic content they can access through libraries. AL Online

Monday, December 05, 2005

Science in the web age: The real death of print

http://lookleap.com/npg.nature.com/a1 Despite clashes with publishers over copyright, Google's plan to make millions of books available online is turning the tide for efforts to digitize the world's literature. Andreas von Bubnoff tracks the demise of the printed page. LISNews

Merriam-Webster's Open Dictionary

http://www3.merriam-webster.com/opendictionary/ 1) submit and share entries that aren't already in our Online Dictionary, and 2) browse entries submitted by other members of the Merriam-Webster Online community. LISNews

Num Sum

http://numsum.com/ FREE bite-sized, sharable social spreadsheets. LibraryJournal.com

What Is Web 2.0

http://www.oreillynet.com/lpt/a/6228 "If you're only going to read one article about Web 2.0, make it Tim O'Reilly's What Is Web 2.0: Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software. To wit: This article is an attempt to clarify just what we mean by Web 2.0." ResourceShelf

OmniBiography

http://www.omnibiography.com Directory of biographies containing information on more than 110,000 important people from antiquity to the present time. Zillman.us

Online community takes Sweden by storm

http://lookleap.com/iht.com/a1 "We are moving from the information society to the interaction society, and Lunarstorm is leading the trend," said Ola Ahlvarsson, chairman of Result, a Stockholm-based technology consulting company. "Young people here no longer accept a flow of information from above. They trust what they hear from friends on their network." It's All Good

Acatopia

http://www.acatopia.org/ Ask any question you have about a book you're reading, and answer other readers' questions. LibraryStuff