Archive for May 26th, 2006

Web Capture

Friday, May 26th, 2006

Collecting and preserving information on the Internet have always remained a daunting task for librarians. The massive and ephemeral nature of Internet has made it extremely difficult(if not impossible) to archive the information mounted on billions of websites. The good news is, the Library of Congress(LOC) has launched a new project “Web Capture” to attain […]

"Characteristics of the Successful 21st Century Information Professional"

Friday, May 26th, 2006

This is a book written by Dennie Heye, an information scientist at the library of a Fortune 500 global energy firm. According to Heye, his book is written for “professional library and Information Services (LIS) staff and LIS students who want to be more successful as information professionals”. Unfortunately I couldn’t locate a copy in […]

Thank you, Jing! Re: May 20th meeting

Friday, May 26th, 2006

Many of us have worked for, or worked with, Jing on different projects. She has mentored many new library students and new librarians. Jing’s passion about our profession and her commitment to share her knowledge have set a very good example for all of us. As most of us are settling in our professional jobs, […]

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