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Good Monday, everybody! As the semester begins to wind down into the home stretch, you all may find yourselves feeling overwhelmed by work, projects, or just the general looming dread of the SADs as the temperature starts to drop.

Website of the Week

Some blogs to check out! Check out the APA Style Blog. I heard about this from @ALALibrary. Some posts of interest: How to Cite Twitter and Facebook, Part I How to Cite Twitter and Facebook, Part II: Reference List Entries and In-Text Citations Another nice blog to check out is the Young Adult Library Services read more »

Website of the Week: International Libraries

Interested in International Librarianship? This week’s Website of the Week is actually many web sites. Take a tour through some library and library organization websites throughout the world! GSLIS Mortenson Center International Organizations International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) UNESCO libraries portal Libraries of Africa National Library of South Africa Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e read more »

Website of the Week: on Women in Open Source

This week’s Website of the Week is a transcript of Kirrily Robert’s keynote at OSCON. Some slides, along with a link to the entire slide set and a video, are included. “Standing Out in the Crowd” is a talk on women working in open source. Robert discusses the overall demographics of open source, and two read more »

Website of the Week

Happy System Administrator Appreciation Day! Thank you for all your hard work!

Website of the Week

This week’s website is my good friend Lauren’s post about her trip to the Open Video Conference in New York City. Lauren’s not a librarian, but as someone who works with digital media, she has similar interests, and so sums up rather well why LIS professionals should be interested in open video: “Video currently lags read more »

Website of the Week

The dog days of summer are nearly upon us, although due to astronomical factors such as general precession and what not, they are no longer tied to the heliacal rising (when a star is first visible over the eastern horizon at dawn after a period of being hidden) of Sirius, the dog star.  Nonetheless, like read more »

Website of the Week

This week’s Website of the Week is Bookcrossing.com, which touts itself as the “World’s Biggest Free Book Club”. For those of you who have not heard of bookcrossing before, here is a definition: bookcrossing: the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do read more »

Website(s) of the Week

A double whammy this week. After all, when it comes to fun, twice the amount is well, two times better! We present two more comic websites for your enjoyment! PHD Comics fulfills all your intellectual needs, and some more. With the school year wound down and another one coming up soon enough, we need to read more »

Website of the Week

Showcasing some inspirational designs is this week’s Website of the Week: css Zen Garden. The aim of the website is to promote CSS to graphic designers. You can look up past designs and see the versatility of using stylesheets. The css Zen Garden also has a Resource Guide with links to CSS-related sites. CSS for read more »