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The Knowledge Management - Cyberary

Bhojaraju G sent in a link to his Knowledge Management - Cyberary where he is trying to consolidate here as many as useful links as possible. There's already a huge list of websites.


Rove Scandal Documents Library

Kathleen writes "The Perrspectives Document Library is a central repository containing many of the key background documents for a range of today's most pressing public policy issues. For instance, Links to Rove scandal documentation."


Library Preservation and Conservation Tutorial

Library Preservation and Conservation Tutorial.Funded by The Henry Luce Foundation, The Library Preservation and Conservation Tutorial is a collaborative project of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and Cornell University Library. In many countries, it is difficult to find the model preservation programs on which librarians and archivists can build, and the necessary equipment and supplies are often hard to trace. This tutorial covers everything someone might need to get started with a preservation program.


Library Elf: Keeping Tabs on Your Library Materials

ELF is a web-based and email tool for library users to keep track of their library borrowings. Think of ELF as a personal assistant, whose task is to help one keep track of what one has on loan from the library.

Designed with the busy and avid library user in mind, ELF is ideal for families with multiple library cards or for individuals (writers, researchers, students, readers, etc.) who have cards from different libraries.

Via Mefi


Save Library and Information Studies | Research and Rescue

Save Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is a 501(c)3 Georgia Domestic non-profit organization that was created to support and uplift one of humanity’s most important social institutions— the library. By fulfilling their duties, librarians and information professionals become "cultural warriors" capable of defending the professional integrity of the industry amid profiteers of information technology, while simultaneously creating cooperative efforts between the technological productions of technologists and the public service unique to librarianship.

<>Via Library Stuff.


Literary Works Condensed To The Extreme

birdie writes "Don't have time to read it all?

We at A Book A Minute understand that your time is valuable. You want to experience the wonder and excitement of the fine art of literature, but reading actual books requires a significant time investment. We've got the solution for you. Our ultra-condensed books are just the ticket.
From time to time, we even let readers vote on what we read and condense next."

Good for a laugh...and for those "classics" that you haven't gotten around to, yet..."

Here's another link, in honor of Bloomsday (coming on June 16th-—an annual celebration among Joyce fans throughout the world)...here's "Ulysses".


Marketing Treasures

For more than 11 years Marketing Treasures was a paper newsletter devoted to bringing fresh ideas and marketing insights to information professionals around the world. Now it has been transformed into an electronic publication available in HTML or plain text format. Marketing Treasures is published on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, offering hints and tips for your library's marketing activities. Chock Full O' practical marketing advice, helpful pointers, and resource suggestions, they also offer all the prior issues of Marketing Treasures as PDF files in the archives.

Suggestions for more Quick Links are welcome.


The Anti-Phishing Working Group

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that result from phishing, pharming and email spoofing of all types. It is more important than ever that you understand the dangers lurking in your email inbox.

Suggestions for more Quick Links are welcome.
This link suggested by Daniel.


OEDILF - The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

OEDILF - The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form: The OEDILF Project, an online Limerictionary, is proud to present the work of writers living in 13 different countries in which English is spoken. As an international writing project, the limericks frequently use local spellings, grammar, punctuation and, most likely, rhymes that may not be familiar to all readers. They make every effort to ensure that the usage in each approved piece is correct according to the standards of the writer's home country.


PBCore: the Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary

The PBCore (Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary) was created by the public broadcasting community in the United States of America for use by public broadcasters and related communities. Initial development funding for PBCore was provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The PBCore is built on the foundation of the Dublin Core (ISO 15836), an international standard for resource discovery , and has been reviewed by the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Usage Board.



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