Category Archives for Links

Take ebrary’s survey… please.

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011

Last week I ran across a link (via Paul Pival) to ebrary’s current survey about the future of their platform. If you have any experience with ebrary, you’re likely as frustrated with their UI and limitations as I am. So … Continue reading

02. March 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: eBooks, Libraries/Info Sci, Links | 1 comment

We Like Stuff – Episode 4

Friday, July 25th 2008

Somehow I forgot to mention it, but! We Like Stuff episode 4 has been up for a little while now: Hopefully we’ll be back on a more regular production schedule from here on out.

25. July 2008 by Chad Haefele
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Link Dump

Thursday, March 20th 2008

-I’ve been playing with Twitter recently: In addition to just being plain old fun, twitter has been more useful than I expected; I’ve managed to get help with some issues at work very quickly. But even so, I’m fast … Continue reading

20. March 2008 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci, Links, Tech | 1 comment

Libraryh3lp – Javascript based IM reference service

Sunday, February 10th 2008

My supervisor, Pam Sessoms, has spent years building up the IM reference service throughout campus at UNC. Up until recently, we’ve been using a combination of a custom Pidgin client and Meebo widgets to make the system run. But recently … Continue reading

10. February 2008 by Chad Haefele
Categories: HowTo, Libraries/Info Sci, Links, Tech, UNC | 2 comments

Now Hiring

Monday, September 17th 2007

I discovered today that NBC is running some sort of online game/competition for The Office this fall, called Dunder Mifflin Infinity. I signed up to manage the Dothan branch. I need 15 employees to cement my manager status. Anybody want … Continue reading

17. September 2007 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Links, Ramblings | 2 comments

Spiralfrog – free music, with a catch

Tuesday, September 11th 2007

I’ve been playing around quite a bit with Spiralfrog recently. They’re in closed beta at the moment, but I like what I see so far. The quick description is that Spiralfrog lets users download music legally for free. Now don’t … Continue reading

11. September 2007 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Links, Tech | 1 comment

Librarians vs. Zombies – the eternal struggle

Monday, August 20th 2007

Horror author David Wellington built a name for himself by publishing his novels online, serialized one chapter at a time. He grew a massive fan following, and a number of his books are now printed traditionally as a result. His … Continue reading

20. August 2007 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci, Links | Leave a comment

Books I’m reading soon(ish)

Friday, June 1st 2007

While I’m enjoying George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones, it is long. 800 pages of small print long. I haven’t had a ton of free time for leisure reading lately, and after two months I’m only halfway through. Here’s … Continue reading

01. June 2007 by Chad Haefele
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Yahoo Pipes

Friday, February 16th 2007

The new Yahoo Pipes service is something I really want to like, but am pretty frustrated with right now. The concept of the pipes service isn’t easily explainable. The best I can do is to say it provides an intuitive … Continue reading

16. February 2007 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Links, Reviews, Tech | 4 comments

Extraneous data

Sunday, January 14th 2007

I have a an odd fascination with pointless data that will never be of real use to me in daily life. Here’s a few links in that spirit: Enter in a tracking number from any service – UPS, USPS, FedEX, … Continue reading

14. January 2007 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci, Links, Ramblings | 1 comment

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