Archive for April, 2009

CIL: Hacking Blackboard: Customized Content Portals

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The folks at UNC-Greensboro discussed their work in pulling the college’s Blackboard software to deliver library materials specific to academic subjects and departments. This is nice, as it uses informaiton that’s already available – the declared major listed in the student database – to pull up these customized spaces. These serve as an overlay to […]

CIL Notes: Moblie Practices & Search – What’s Hot!

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

[Mobile devices are] answer engines, not search engines. –Megan Fox Good morning session on the state of the mobile universe, as presented by mobile guru Megan Fox. As I continue to develop MPOW’s own mobile library services, it’s nice to see what’s out on the horizon. I’m a little concerned about the growing diffusion for […]

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