Thursday, October 30, 2008

Aaron Schmidt's walking paper blog

rolling answer cartsHere are three interesting items from walking paper, the blog of Aaron Schmidt, director of the North Plains Public Library in SE Portland, Oregon.

The first is "rolling answer carts," showing a novel idea from University of Kentucky's HUB info commons.

The second is a simple yet profound comment from a young librarian:

less scary...
The third is a bit more involved: "NYT Visualization Lab." Here's part of what Schmidt says about it:

The NYT enters further into the world of user generated content and social networking with its Visualization Lab. With your free NYT registration you can now play with datasets that they provide.
I haven't explored this much yet, but it's worth playing with.


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