Monthly Archives: April 2010

Alan Moore Pathfinder

This is a pathfinder on Alan Moore, created for my Reference class. It was a really fun project, because it involved reading lots of comic books.

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Thoughts on Everything is Miscellaneous – Chapter 1

The first chapter of David Weinberger’s Everything is Miscellaneous brings up an interesting thought on sorting through personal thingsā€”if you can’t find a place for it you’re more likely to get rid of it. This is true in terms of … Continue reading

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Protected: The Challenges of Audiovisual Cataloging Essay

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Web 2.0 Slide Show

Etsy is great–just search “librarian” and TRY not to buy anything. I dare you. Even if you can resist, you’ll be able to tag items as favorites and save them to buy later! It’s web 2.0. It is personalized.

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Wordle!

This image was created at http://www.wordle.net–a really cool site for making word clouds (and akin to all of those facebook memes that were popular a few months ago…) This one in particular is based on the last few weeks of … Continue reading

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Web Accessibility Assessment

Today in class we covered the four principles of “assistive technology”, set forth by WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). This post will focus particularly on the first principle–whether or not information and user interface components are presentable to users … Continue reading

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