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  • ranti 23:45 on March 17, 2007 Permalink | Reply  

    A New CAPTCHA Approach 

    Forget javascript stuff when you try to evade the spam bots. Here’s the new fool-proof way.

    Yes, I’m kidding!!

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  • ranti 10:36 on March 16, 2007 Permalink | Reply  

    Pew Internet & American Life Project Reports: Technology & Media Use 

    Pew Internet & American Life Project Reports: Technology & Media Use

    This non-profit organization does a lot of surveys and they provide the reports free of charge for everybody.  This particular section (Technology & Media Use) would be particularly interesting to the (U.S.) libraries on users behaviour in the wired world. 

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  • ranti 10:15 on March 13, 2007 Permalink | Reply  

    Index Data Open Content 

    Open Content

    Index Data created indexes on several databases and offer them as free service. One can use SRU and Z39.50 protocols to connect to these resources.

    Those databases are:

    The Open Directory Project, Project Gutenberg, Open Archive Initiatives/OAIster, several databaes within Open Content Alliance, and wikipedia.

    Test their demo at Index Data Masterkey. You can also limit search results by subject, author, date, and the target location/specific database.

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    • Budi Rahardjo 10:44 on April 20, 2007 Permalink | Reply

      Wah … Z39.50. Teringat jamannya WAIS dulu …

    • ranti 11:56 on April 20, 2007 Permalink | Reply

      *grin* Menarik bahwa banyak perpustakaan di dunia yang masih menggunakan protokol z39.50 ini.

  • ranti 17:43 on March 12, 2007 Permalink | Reply  


    LibraryFind®—a one-stop search service for library users

    Jeremy Frumkin from the Oregon State University sent out announcement regarding LibraryFind, an open source metasearch application built with Ruby on Rails (http://libraryfind.org/about.html).

    Try LibraryFind at Oregon State University Libraries

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