MLA 2009 NLM Online Users’ Meeting: Remarks

The NLM Technical Bulletin has published the remarks and the presentation slides made by David Gilliken, Chief, Bibliographic Services Division, National Library of Medicine at the Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association. Those who attended the sunrise seminar will…

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What is Wolfram Alpha?

Wolfram Alpha has been popping up all over my online current awareness feeds and honestly the first thing that came to mind was it sounded like an evil computer created by the equally evil law firm Wolfram & Hart.  But since David…

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Facebook URLs and Institutions

For those of you who have personal Facebook accounts or who help maintain institutional accounts you probably already are aware that the URL to your home page is usually something like facebook.com/profile.php?id=684175895.  Who remembers that long number?  I had to look mine…

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Pros and Cons of Conference Twitter

MLA is the only group to use Twitter at a conference.  Twitter has become the latest technology trend for online discussion at meetings and conferences.  There some who tweet to help keep those who can’t attend in real life informed.…

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Meet the New MLA Board Members and President Elect

The MLA Connections blog has three nice posts introducing the new President-Elect Ruth Holst and the two new Board Members Cynthia Henderson and Ann McKibbon. Don’t forget, if you are interested in reading about some of the things that the…

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Old Posts Available

Ok now that MLA is done and I am back at home dealing with my normal hectic life, I can begin to fix my blog that kind of derailed when I moved it to WordPress.  I have 5 years worth of…

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