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Objective 1: Promote Optimal Use of the Millennium System in GAELIC member libraries

Posted by gaelicnotes on December 15, 2010

III news              

Innovative Interfaces, Inc.has endorsed the recommendations of the Knowledge  Base and Related Tools (KBART) Working Group, (comprising NISO and the UK Serials Group) to improve data quality in the knowledge base supply chain. Read more>>>

Neil Block is named as the new Innovative Interfaces President who will cover sales, marketing, product development, and customer service. He will report directly to Jerry Kline, Founder and Chairman of Innovative Interfaces. Read more>>>>

Report back from the :IUG-SA 9th Conference on Millennium Maximized! :

Congratulations to UNISA for winning the GAELIC floating trophy for the most presentations

Read more here >>>>

Technology notes

Eric Griffith writes: … perform some consistent maintenance for a PC to treat you well in return…. 14 things you can do to repair your relationship with your computer.      (from PC Magazine, Oct. 8)

Seth Rosenblatt show you how to remove malware infections from your computer. FAQ and this How To video (3:40)
CNET: Download Blog, Oct. 19

Sean Fitzpatrick writes that he realized from reading the ‘11 Crucial Consumer Trends for 2011.’ How nearly all are relevant for libraries (from AL: Perpetual Beta, Dec. 1)

  • Bit.ly now generates QR codes Read how you can automatically generate QR codes which can be used by a mobile QR code reader to direct you to shortened links. To create a QR code, visit bit.ly, write or paste in a URL address, click “shorten,” and add .qr to the end of the generated bit.ly link.   (Mashable, Oct. 13)

  • The Desk Setup
    21 librarians reveal what hardware and software they use and what their dream setups are. By Brett Bonfield

15 useful mobile apps for conferences
15 apps that are helpful at conferences and events but maybe not so useful elsewhere. By Aliza Sherman (GigaOM, Oct. 20)

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