From Plone to Plinkit to Public Libraries: A Tale of Four States

Darci Hanning, Oregon State Library, Sharon Morris, Colorado State Library, Kristi Lindsey, Penrose Community Library District, Beverly J. Obert, Rolling Prairie Library District, Tine Walczyk, Texas State Library and Archives Commission Plinkit is a program for developing database-driven web sites for libraries, that uses open-source software, and is free to the libraries who use them. […]

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The "Streetprint Engine" for digital image collections

Martha Chantiny, University of Hawaii at Manoa Streetprint is an open-source software program for creating digital collections, developed by the University of Alberta. The purpose of Streetprint, from the web site, is to: “make formerly inaccessible and ephemeral texts and artifacts available to the widest possible audience, fulfilling the promise of the Internet and bringing […]

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David Lee King Keynote Presentation

The Future is not out of Reach: Change, Library 2.0, and Emerging Trends David Lee King, Digital Branch and Services Manager at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library in Kansas David’s site: www.davidleeking.com David Lee King is unusual for librarians: his job is “Digital Branch Manager” with a new job description created from elements of […]

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E-books: an account of the student experience

Presenters: Bonnie Tijerina, Julie Griffin, and Heather Jeffcoat King, Georgia Institute of Technology’s Library & Information Center Summary: As e-book platforms change, so does the experience for readers of scholarship in electronic format. Georgia Tech Library’s web usability working group undertook an e-book study in early Spring 2007 in order to gain insight into user […]

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