Monday, January 08, 2007

Good Stuff to Know

LIBRARYLAND UNCOVERED!
Ultimate Guide to the Invisible Web We in libraryland have been using the Invisible or " Deep Web" for years. We could finally get some recognition.

TOOLS
Librarything experiments with Books with similar library subjects and classifications. No mention of the use of BISAC for this project.

AWARD SEASON CONTINUES
Philip K. Dick Award Finalists
Palm Springs Film Festival kicks off awards season
Hey, Oscar, don't forget

ADVISORY
Writers Find New Fiction Source in Economic Genre
Once in a Promised Land by Laila Halaby
The Mephisto Club by Tess Gerritsen
Barbara Ehrenreich's Dancing in the Streets

WHAT'S AN ALBUM?
Digital sales boost music industry

HATS OFF TO HISTORY!
Looks like there are a few things this week in history that are still important to us today.
January 7,
1789: The first U.S. presidential election is held, with George Washington the winner.
1929: Two epic comic strips — Tarzan and Buck Rogers , begin publication.

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