When I decided to pursue a degree in library science, I sought information from about 18 graduate schools, ranging from Kent State in the east to Denver in the west, and from North Texas in the south to St Catherine in the north. I was ready to leave the east coast/ South/ National Capital region and return to the Midwest where I had grown up.
For my computer competencies class at SLIS-Indy, I was required to create a PowerPoint presentation. Since I prefer working in OpenOffice for word processing and spreadsheet applications, I started by creating the presentation in Impress, assuming I could just export the presentation. If I had not had Formulas in my presentation, it would have worked.
While researching the topic for my annotated bibliography, I found that some of the books were available as e-Books. There are advantages and disadvantages of such books.
Thursday's LLOTD discusses a Canadian website that used to provide an online library of public domain musical scores. The problem here is that for some works, the copyright has expired in Canada but not yet in Europe.
Monday's LLOTD introduced me to Steve Johnson's blog Hypertext from the Chicago Tribune.
Saturday's library link of the day is to an ABC News Story about an English teacher in Texas who has been suspended for giving a 9th-grade student a novel featuring a murder with necrophilic tendencies.
As part of the S401 computer basics class at SLIS-Indy, this week’s assignment includes subscribing to RSS feeds relating to library science.
Today's library link of the day came from the San Jose Mercury News and discussed an effort to filter pornography on the library computers.
This is a test. This is only a test. If there had been actual content, it would have been here.