Library Tech Journals

I recently did an informal twitter survey of my fellow techie librarians, asking what journals they read. Below is the bounty of scholarship they shared. Thanks to everyone who responded. http://www.lib.jmu.edu/org/jwl/ http://journal.code4lib.org http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0737-8831 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1532-2890 http://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/ital/issue/current http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/pla/ http://firstmonday.org/index http://crl.acrl.org/ http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ http://www.journals.elsevier.com/the-journal-of-academic-librarianship/ http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/lq/current http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/journal/10791 http://www.journals.elsevier.com/information-sciences/ http://jis.sagepub.com/ http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291365-2575 http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0305-5728 http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/rss.xml http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/wjlm20/current#.Ul_es_lwrTo http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/racl20/current#.Ul_cm_lwrTo http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/wtsq20/current#.Ul_fH_lwrTo http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00043702

Pandora: part 3

One new aspect we will explore which Pandora does not work well with, is that tempo plays a large parts in the overall feel of a song. For instance when I put into Pandora that I want to listen to one type of musician that is most known for slow songs, when I get a…

Pandora part 2

Pandora, like any Internet database is only as good as its ability to return the information that you want. Let’s take a look at information that Pandora is really good at retrieving versus the types of information that Pandora is not good at retrieving. For starters Pandora is really good at retrieving Bela Fleck. It…

Pandora as a catalogue: an analysis

What if libraries designed a library catalogue as if it were Pandora; the music service? This shall be our first exploration. Check back for updates.

New blog theme

If you are a follower of my website, you should know that it has changed its format. No longer will it be a fictional place of fantasy, but will be professional in nature. If you followed because you liked my short stories, you are out of luck. And now would be a good time to…