Week 45 & 46:Employment & Legal Resources,Google Closes City Pages,ePub Tools,NYPL Cancelled Gala

I am combining week 45 & 46.

Law librarian expertise showcased in CBA National Magazine(New Stephen's Lighthouse)
From a guide to legal research ( http://legalresearch.org/) to an app LawStack that claims to be functioning “like a legal library in your pocket”,this post is full of resources for legal librarians ( use the link from Stephen's post)

Employment Resources on the Internet( LLRX.com)
The list Marcus P. Zillman cerated is quite comprehensive;from job search engines, resume building tools to country specific job tools and it needs close examination.

Beaufort County Library first US library to deploy Bibliotheca's PC and print management system( Library Technology Guides)
"alps, a web-based PC reservation and print management system, is the latest offering from Bibliotheca and has been developed through a partnership with UK software specialists, Lorensbergs. The software, which is powered by Lorensbergs' PC booking solution, netloan, is the first of its kind to be offered to the US market and is installed on over 33,000 PCs around the world."

Google Starts Shutting Down Its City Pages, Shifts To Google+ Local ( Search Engine Land)
Following the shift from Google Places to Google+ Local,Google is now shutting down its collection of city pages.

Useful! An EPUB Reader Overview (INFOdocket)
An excellent overview post about ePUB readers and ePUB creator tools.

Sulia (Phil Bradley's weblog)
Phil Bradley reviews the first subject-based social network,called Sulia and defines it as "news aggregation source'" of over 1,000 subject specific channels. I logged in to test it myself, and have to say that quickly got overwhelmed by the volume of links and information from different social channels.

ProQuest enhances strategic acquisition and discovery of e-books( Library Technology Guides)
Additional 400,000 e-books are now discoverable and indexed in Summon, the Proquest webscale discovery platform.

Oregon: Multnomah County Library Financing District Passes Easily( INFOdocket )
Multnomah County Library is one of the best library systems in the US and I am not surprised at all that a permanent financing was approved by voters in the county.

Industry News From Project Muse, EBSCO, and Wiley( INFOdocket )
Gary Price summarizes the latest news with library database vendors.

New York Public Library Cancels Annual Benefit Gala, Donates Gourmet Dinners to Staten Island Residents( INFOdocket)
"It’s not typical Hurricane shelter food: Caesar salad, garlic bread, Beef Bourguignon with fall vegetables, puree of rutabaga and potato, and Apple Brown Betty.
But those delicacies will be delivered to those at three Staten Island locales Tuesday. The diners will benefit from the food that was intended to be eaten at the New York Public Library’s annual gala benefit, a black-tie affair that was scheduled to take place Monday night. Instead, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the event was canceled."

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s