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GuruLib

Posted by Jo on Friday, March 27, 2009, In : Web 2.0 
Today I've discovered a fantastic social cataloguing site - www.gurulib.com. Like the more well-known LibraryThing, you can catalogue your favourite books; but GuruLib allows you to also catalogue DVDs, CDs, software... and organise them on "virtual shelves". We're using it as an SDI service for our staff and students by cataloguing our latest acquisitions by faculty. Each "shelf" shows you the book cover, plus review and rating, and links to other resources that may be of interest. It looks ...
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Twittering Furore

Posted by Jo on Monday, March 2, 2009, In : School Librarianship 
Phil Bradley's sharp riposte to Bob McKee's blogpost on Twittering has made my Monday; Phil said everything so many librarians have been feeling as regards to CILIP's lack of communication with its members and non-members alike. Bob's point - that microblogging is not officially "sanctioned" space and his doubt that anyone will read his blog entry is borne out by the fact that I, like many others I suspect, found his comments because we read Phil's response first. Phil, in contrast to CILIP, ...
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