Did you know that your online presence works for you 24/7? You’re “on” even if you aren’t online. The power of online presence is amazing: it can land you a job, promote your brand, or provide a channel to demonstrate one’s skills OR it can be an embarrassing reminder of what not to do. This presentation will discuss how to best manage online presence by creating a professional digital image as well as building boundaries between personal and professional profiles.
Presenter: Marcia Dority Baker: Assistant Professor of Law Library, Access Services Librarian; University of Nebraska College of Law; Schmid Law Library.
In this monthly feature of NCompass Live, the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Michael Sauers, will discuss the tech news of the month and share new and exciting tech for your library. There will also be plenty of time in each episode for you to ask your tech questions. So, bring your questions with you, or send them in ahead of time, and Michael will have your answers.
Register @ http://nlc.nebraska.gov/scripts/calendar/eventshow.asp?ProgID=12917
dana boyd’s new book It’s Complicated: the social life of networked teens is available as a free PDF from her Web site. Additionally, she’s written a great blog post on why she’s putting it up for free:
I didn’t write this book to make money. I wrote this book to reach as wide of an audience as I possibly could. This desire to get as many people as engaged as possible drove every decision I made throughout this process. One of the things that drew me to Yale was their willingness to let me put a freely downloadable CC-licensed copy of the book online on the day the book came out. I knew that trade presses wouldn’t let a first time author pull that one off. Heck, they still get mad at Paulo Coelho for releasing his books online and he’s sold more books worldwide than anyone else!
Read the full post @ zephoria.org.
26 December 2013, 10am Central Time JD Thomas, a white-hat SEO and WordPress consultant, will discuss SHOG.US, an easy to use web application that provides non-coders with the tools needed to craft engaging and social media friendly URLs for sharing on on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or LinkedIn. This is especially useful when sharing non-webpage...Read more →
The folks at LastPass have a simple way to search the database of hacked passwords (and password hints) released by the recent Adobe hack. Please check, and change accordingly. (Mine was and I did.)Read more →
morning at about 3:30 a.m. a fire started at the Internet Archive’s San Francisco scanning center. The good news is that no one was hurt and no data was lost. Our main building was not affected except for damage to one electrical run. This power issue caused us to lose power to some...Read more →
For when your favorite song just isn’t long enough. Just upload it to The Infinite Jukebox (assume you’re using a browser in which it works i.e. not Firefox,) and the system figures out how to make the song play indefinitely without you every really noticing. (If you get stuck just click elsewhere in the circle. (I could explain how it work but there’s plenty of info available on the site that does that. Also, just watch the visualization for a while and you’ll probably figure out the basics on your own.)