Announcing… The Cybrarian’s Web – Volume 2

Finally I can announce the completion of the second volume of The Cybrarian’s Web 2 (TCW2). Similar in purpose, organization, and content to the first version, TCW2 provides in-depth summaries and analysis of free resources on the web and the practical application and implementation of these resources in libraries and other work environments. While the […]

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Internet Librarian 2014 – Mobile Apps and Social Media Tools for Libraries

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Yahoo Directory – Retired!

Reposted from Search Engine Land. Click here for full story. For some, it may seem like there has always been Google, and it’s always been the main way people have found things on the web. But before Google, there was the Yahoo Directory and its hand-compiled list of websites, organized into topics. Now, the venerable […]

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Pinterest Demographics – Summary

Pinterest, founded in 2010, quickly became the visual social bookmarking service of the web. And, like the very best social platforms do, it invented a verb: pinning. Facebook users “like”, Twitter users “tweet”, and Pinterest users “pin”. In his article ‘Pinners Be Pinnin: How to Justify Pinterest’s 3.8B Valuation’ Robert J. Moore explored the dataset […]

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ALA – 2014 State of America’s Libraries

On April 13, the American Library Association released its report on the 2014 State of America’s Libraries during National Library Week, April 13–19, detailing library trends of the past year. Its findings include: More than 90% of the respondents in an independent national survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project said that libraries […]

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