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How library terminology baffles users

In the early usability tests we ran for the discovery system we implemented earlier in the year one of the aspects we looked at were the search facets.   614 more words


Lucky seven.

Thanksgiving weekend 2008, we launched the BBTI website and blog. So while the 28th is the actual anniversary, I tend to think of the start of this journey on Thanksgiving each year. 212 more words


Warcbase and notebook data exploration

One of the areas we started to explore with our digital archive project for www.open.ac.uk/library/digital-archive was web archiving.  The opportunity arose to start to capture course websites from our Moodle Virtual Learning environment from 2006 onwards.   412 more words


2016 will be the year of breakups in programmatic

First published in Campaign – link here

In the programmatic space, 2014 can be summed up as a year of snap decisions and bad relationships. There was a considerable amount of hot air and publishers, agencies and advertisers, to varying degrees, reacted to it in the heat of the moment. 539 more words


Take This Extremely Simple Action to Avoid Having Your Identity Stolen

Freeze, homie!

Stop whatever you’re doing (except reading, that is) and listen up. If you’re a human being with an identity that you prefer to maintain sole control over, consider the following piece of advice: Place a security freeze on your credit reports. 505 more words


Le Tote Bags $15 Million for its Netflix-Style Clothing Service

If you had to guess how former investment bankers Brett Northart and Rakesh Tondon spend their days, mailing boxes of carefully selected garments and accessories to women across the country would not be at the top of the list. 911 more words


MLB data through querying on http://sportsdatabase.com by @sdql

This is awesome. I have been looking for game data in the MLB for the 2015 season, and although boxscores are fairly easy to find per day, to get them as one dataset is a lot harder. 135 more words