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The PIUG Wiki
Communication and Collaboration Par Excellence
Thomas Wolff describes the status of the Patent Information Users Group’s wiki, which was created
to support its discussion forum and its membership, from the
perspective of its seven main objectives, which range from making it
easy to maintain and navigate to promoting community interaction.
Information Literacy Training for All
Lark Birdsong shares how
the University of Washington Information School’s Information Literacy
Initiative has led her to work with many information-needy groups, from
disadvantaged youth to homeless women.
Everything You Need
May Be Free on the Web
fundraising sources has become more competitive than ever, the good
news, according to Nancy Herther, is that the web is making it much
easier for even novice entrepreneurs to apply for grants and get other
fundraising tips and support.
Survival Lessons for
Critical Component of Your Survival Toolkit
Toby Pearlstein and James
Matarazzo present a fictitious case study to examine the outsourcing
options a corporation has when looking at its internal information
You Don’t Have a
Smartphone? How Smart Can You Be?
If he hasn’t convinced you
before, Richard Oppenheim picks up with his ongoing series about the
multiple benefits of smartphones for everything work- and
Librarians and Google
Must librarians save the world
from Google? It hasn’t come to that yet, according to bq.
Job Skills on the Web
Do you have patrons who need to brush up on their job skills? Irene McDermott has sites that will help
them with typing, Word, Excel, Outlook, and even languages.
to the People - The
Peggy Garvin explores the
Commons on Flickr, the photo-sharing website owned by Yahoo!, its
wealth of public images from civic institutions around the world, how
users can participate in chronicling them, and the legal and
institutional issues surrounding the site.
Find the postal and electronic
addresses, phone and fax numbers for all the companies, products, and
people mentioned in this issue.