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Library Posters vs. Concert Posters

« 27 May 2008 | 18:22 | Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

So these are some recent concerts I am interesting in attending… Totalfest – Missoula Boise Experimental Music Festival 3 It is interesting to me that some of these posters are valued as art in themselves and even go so far as to have gallery shows for them like this. Among others out there on the […]

Pinhole Camera + Libraries

« 5 May 2008 | 15:09 | Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

Ask and ye shall receive… In my last post I mused about having a library of pinhole photographs, well how about mixing that up a little bit and having a library display pinhole photographs? I just received my Huntsville Madison County Public Library newsletter in the mail today, and lo and behold, it is as […]

I guess I missed pinhole camera day…

« 30 April 2008 | 13:50 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Corbis Readymech Cameras Pretty cool and pretty D.I.Y. You can download, cut out and paste together one from the above website. The instructions on how to take pictures are on the download info. Wikipedia entry on pinhole cameras I would love see/create library of pinhole camera images. Thanks to for hipping me to this… […]

IBM Visual Communication Lab: Wiki “History Flow”

« 29 April 2008 | 9:32 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

IBM is checking up on you! Well at least what people are doing on wikis. Check out their research concerning online author collaboration in wikis… history flow Tags: smart mobs, social networks, visual information, Web2.0/Library2.0

visual search engines FROM information aesthetics

« 18 April 2008 | 23:57 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

I love the Information Aesthetics blog, here they note visual design of search interfaces: visual search engines – data visualization & visual design – information aesthetics Libraries really need to think about how their websites, databases, and online catalog appear. Maybe we can take a page from one of the designs shown at Information Aesthetics […]

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