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Virtual Poster Session

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Blog for Virtual Poster Session to be presented at ARLIS/NA 2008 (Denver)

Session:  What’s Hot & What’s Not: Trends in Technologies and Services in Libraries

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Haikus to Ease Your Technology Pain

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Check out Salon.com's Japanese haikus from their 21st Challenge (Challenge #4) at http://archive.salon.com/21st/chal/1998/02/10chal3.html. I've listed some below:
  They're hilarious!! And so true.

Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

-- Suzie Wagner


Login incorrect.
Only perfect spellers may
enter this system.

-- Jason Axley


This site has been moved.
We'd tell you where, but then we'd
have to delete you.

-- Charles Matthews


Stay the patient course
Of little worth is your ire
The network is down

-- David Ansel

(Maybe I should tell this one to the students who get angry when the network goes down and try to take it out on me)


Yesterday it worked
Today it is not working
Windows is like that

-- Margaret Segall

Study on Facebook and Privacy Issues

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Study Raises New Privacy Concerns About Facebook

By JEFFREY R. YOUNG

In The Chronicle of Higher Education,
Monday, February 4, 2008

Article races doubts about privacy and the security of users' personal information when using this social software site.

See further details at: http://chronicle.com/free/2008/02/1489n.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en
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Looking for useful online information on textile fibers and fabrics?

Commercial and Academic Websites:

 (Useful websites that should be around tomorrow)


Textile Design and Industry Resources  www.textilesource.com

 

The Textile Museum (Washington, D. C.)  www.textilemuseum.org

Exhibitions and Collections: http://www.textilemuseum.org/exhibitions/current.htm

Care and Display: http://www.textilemuseum.org/care/care.htm

20th c. Mexican (Otari) skirt from The Textile Museum

Fabric Link   www.fabriclink.com Educations resources for fabrics, apparel, home furnishings & care

 

Textile Web (American Textile Manufacturers Institute) www.textileweb.com

 

Emerging Textiles www.emergingtextiles.com

Information service covering global textile and clothing trade

 

Textile Institute www.texi.org Global organization for textiles, including clothing and footwear

 

Textiles Resource Guide (Philadelphia University’s Gutman Library) http://www.philau.edu/library/resources/textiles.html  

 

Contemporary Japanese Textiles http://moma.org/exhibitions/1998/textiles/home.html

(Exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, NY)

  Image from MOMA exhibit

Scottish Textile Heritage Online http://scottishtextileheritage.org.uk

 

Wool Works http://www.woolworks.org

Non-commercial, volunteer-run site provides discussion, patterns & links to crafters and suppliers

 

*See more information at http://www.slideshare.net/jlrinald/library-instruction-for-fiber-arts-237618

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