"Some months ago, I suggested that one way to measure of a success of a library's discovery system is to compare it to Google. I've been thinking about extending this measuring stick to the rest of the support that libraries provide to their researchers."
Anyone can create a My Discoveries account and do some tagging and commenting. Pointed out to me by John Mihalick of Aquabrowser. Doesn't work in Firefox 3, but did work in Opera, except for some positioining problems with layers.
This library has "dynamic mapping:" if you're looking at something in the catalogue it'll give a link to a map that shows you right where the thing is, and it'll even draw a little line showing the path you need to take from the elevator to get there.
U Mich library has an API for their catalogue, and these are the docs. Includes examples. Very nice! "At MLibrary, we're beginning to develop APIs to let some of that incredibly valuable data out into the wild where it can be combined with other sources t
"The aim of this wiki space, which we are calling Library Labs, is to let our friends and colleagues know what we are doing, to invite comments, questions and feedback and to provide a space for discussion and collaboration."
"It seems to me that many librarians have forgotten that there is something worthwhile in what we do already, and that “Library 2.0″ is an update rather than something completely new. Lots of people would not want to hear this, but I think many librar
"Welcome to the original Learning 2.0 Program. This site was created to support PLCMC's Learning 2.0 Program; a discovery learning program designed to encourage staff to explore new technologies and reward them for doing 23 Things."