Safari bookmarklets could make your information retrieval a lot easier when using Ipod Touch or Iphone. A bookmarklet is an applet, a small computer application, stored as the URL of a bookmark in a web browser or as a hyperlink on a web page. The term is a portmanteau of the terms bookmark and applet.
Here is some links to actual bookmarklets and the topic:
Here is a small selfmade bookmarklet to conduct a simple search in the Norwegian BIBSYS library catalogue system.
Here is a bookmarklet for copy and paste functionality not yet present with iphone/ipod Touch.
Here comes a resource list on the topic collected by Megan K Fox Web & Electronic Resources Librarian Simmons College Library. In growing numbers libraries has to deal with handheld mobile technologies.
Take a look at the exported xml file in a new wordpress template at this location.
Mobispine-Your favourite news, blogs and feeds on the go. Direct your mobile browser to get.mobispine.com and download the mobile client. Once you have an account you could add rss bookmarks and export/import opml files. Once you have downloaded the mobile client your unique Mobispine UserID and password could be easily found in the Mobispine application on your mobile. This you have to use to log onto your account on your PC to customize your feeds list.
Mister Wong is one of the leading social bookmarking services with portals in 6 languages and over 4 million visitors per month.
This is a great site with a huge amount of interesting links to subject related topics, latest technology, or just plain bookmark storing and sharing.
Finally Apple has released their SDK for Iphone/Ipod Touch making it possible for developers to make applications. The SDK package could be downloaded here. Technical Requirements: Intel processor-based Mac running Mac OS X Leopard.
Peter Stark: At the mercy of the river ISBN:0-345-44181-8
A true exploration of the last african wilderness. A breathtaking journey down the Lugenda River in the Niassa province of Mozambique. The 750-kilometeres rivercourse is largely uncharted-dotted with rapids, waterfalls and home to deadly crocodiles and hippos. Another challenge was the fact that two of his four travel companions were not skilled kayakers.
The Western Association of Map Libraries is an independent association of map librarians and other people with an interest in maps and map librarianship. The principal Region Map Collections of The Western Association of Map Libraries you could find here.
Blogging Libraries Wiki
A collection of links to library blogs, really nothing more, but it could be helpful for those looking for such links.....
Online course devoted to teaching librarians about social software
"Five Weeks to a Social Library is the first free, grassroots, completely online course devoted to teaching librarians about social software and how to use it in their libraries".