- From Work-related Blogs and News: "Symptoms similar to attention deficit disorder are being caused by information overload.” Unfortunately, I can’t link to the site because it’s expired, but it’s definitely true!
- Spam you never see (but should)
- Fictional footnotes in books . Neat-o.
- From LISjobs:
- 100 Eskimo words for snow (or not) -- read the whole article
- The Dewey Blog says there are actually pop songs about Dewey Decimal. Really.
- CLNN: Curmudgeonly Librarian News Network found this really easy CSS design page. The scariest part? I actually understand how to do this!
- Stuff about guys reading
- Google is giving out flying advice? Why?
- Students in Alabama will just have to learn to overcome quietly, I guess.
- Bloggers made the cover of LJ
Job Title: Internship in Digital Asset Management
Organization: Marvel Entertainment
Location: New York, New York,
Description: Marvel Entertainment is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, with a proprietary library of over 5,000 characters, including, Spider-Man, X-Men, and The Incredible Hulk.
Digital Asset Management Intern: Interns help manage a vast character database. They enter new content into the Digital Asset Management system as well as assist in troubleshooting database issues. Also included is the development of a taxonomy for managing the character assets. Interns should have good Excel and data-entry experience. Further, a basic knowledge of PhotoShop is required. Also important is a general knowledge of our characters and comic books.
The rest are all from Librarian in Black
- Jewelry: for geeks and CSI freaks
- Where to keep your flash drive. More fun than your pocket.
- Cat names. It’s a list of actual names, plus a name generator.
- Star Trek phone.
- The Librarians Internet Index has a new look.
- Harper Collins is courting librarians on their website.
- WorldCat is going to let users add commentary to records…soon.
- Librarians who teach classes now have a help page. Or ideas page.
- A new tracking/subscription service: PubSub. Here’s
my info from it.