Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mendeley news – Acquired by Elsevier, Open Data & more

robinna/ May 31, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Mendeley has been acquired by elsevier & other tidbits via the Mendeley May Librarian Newsletter (the talk about Mendeley is very interesting): ——————–This month we’re giving a look inside our relationship with open data, looking for your feedback on a new user resource, and inviting you to participate in upcoming programs. 1. Mendeley Vision2. What do you think: New User

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LInked data, big data presentations archives

robinna/ May 20, 2013/ semantic web, 3D/ 0 comments

OCLC/Lyrasis discussion/presentation that Peter Murray and I facilitated:Shared Data:     Shared Data & Big Data for Libraries from robin fay Archive: Linked Data: Linked data for Libraries from robin f Archive:

Training/webinars: accessibility, adaptive technology, literacy & more (free!)

robinna/ May 20, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Accessibility Overview Series (SSBART Group) Web Accessibility Basics Tuesday, May 21st 2-2:30 PM EDT / 11-11:30 AM PDT Space is Limited – Register Now! Building on the Concepts webinar, this presentation will explore in more detail core web accessibility topics such as non-text elements, page structure, navigation, keyboard access and forms. Acrobat Accessibility Basics Tuesday May 28th 2-2:30 PM EDT /

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Training social media, identity, Drupal, and more – free!

robinna/ May 17, 2013/ meetups/conferences/ 0 comments

Social Media Today What Defines True Online Influence – And How Should You Wield It?being presented on May 21st at 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT. What Is a Social Media Expert? Professional Development in an Evolving Field  May 28th at 12pm EST / 9am PST What makes you or your colleagues more qualified than the next Facebook user to advise or

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Linked data/ GIS project

robinna/ May 15, 2013/ semantic web/ 0 comments

I thought some of you might be interested in this project: The database: one of the examples:

Nooks open up to any android app!

robinna/ May 6, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

 Perhaps, this is the beginning of a standard format for ebooks and better access for ebooks and readers. YES! “So with one fell swoop, in the form of a software update being rolled out today, B&N is eliminating that downside. It’s giving both Nooks the Google Play stores for apps, music, movies and books, plus key Google apps which the

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Big Data Symposium @ UGA – my notes

robinna/ May 4, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Big Data Infrastructure Colloquim (Compiled by Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl ; NFS funded projects supporting data-enabled science & engineering Predictive Analytics center of excellence (pace) UCSD kubrary on digital curation projects (library) Data intensive vs. computational – Focus on memory and bandwidth traditional system  re: archival data archival data difficult to access; difficult to share archival data by multiple

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20 years ago, the WWW went public

robinna/ May 2, 2013/ Technology/ 0 comments

20 years ago the world wide web went public. What a wild ride it’s been.Will our next digital landmark be the rise of social media,  mobile or big data?