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LITA 2011 – recap

This year the focus of LITA was clearly on data and cloud-based IT solutions. I showed up early to give a pre-conference on cloud computing and really enjoyed working with the fourteen attendees. The session built on the preconference I … Continue reading

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Understanding the impact of open and distributed computing

This post is the second post for the LITA Top Technology Trends Panel at ALA Midwinter. Trend – Understanding the impact of open and distributed computing on libraries and information services I identified this trend as ‘open and distributed’ because … Continue reading

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Using digital texts and media in research-oriented databases

This post is one of two that I am writing in preparation for the LITA Top Technology Trends panel at ALA Midwinter. Trend – Publishing digital texts and media in research-oriented databases This trend has been seen a few times … Continue reading

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Creating a mobile site using jQtouch, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Overview This guide covers how to create a simple mobile-phone site using basic web-publishing tools. The guide assumes some basic knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), but does not get so complex that in-depth knowledge of these … Continue reading

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Thoughts from day 1 of LITA

I flew in early Friday morning and just made it in time for the opening Keynote. Both Susan and Lauren have talked about this presentation already but I was struck with the statistics she presented from some Pew Internet Trust … Continue reading

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