Interesting Things of the Week #200

How to conduct library website usability studies for free - some useful resources and tips

Poetry Archive - poems read by their authors (or celebs)

12 Quotes From Roald Dahl for Book Lovers

What type of library user are you? (I’m an Information Omnivore apparently)

Operation War Diary - help tag war diaries from WWI

How to Optimize Your Environment for Creativity with The Perfect Temperature, Lighting and Noise Levels

The lasting allure of the flying saucer

Why you should continue working on your bad idea

Resources for Staying on Top of JavaScript

30 Awesome Capital Fonts Free to Download - because I need more fonts

A new truth layer for the web

30 Absolutely Ridiculous (Yet True) Facts You Didn’t Know About

How to Make a Crossbow Out of Office Supplies

Hamlet in celebrity voices

Interesting Things of the Week #199

The curly fry conundrum: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think - Ted talk

Developing an Online First Mentality, Part One: What IS Online First?

 CrazyEgg heatmap tracker – just signed up for a free trial of this, looks pretty good so far.

YouTube Loop – loop YouTube videos

3 Better Ways To Store Your Files Than On The Desktop

36 Rare Photographs That Might Change What You Thought of the Past

Interesting Things of the Week #197

UKSG Live Blog – blog reports of the UKSG 2014 Conference

 Go back in time with Google Street View - historical images added

HTG Explains: Should You Change Your Passwords Regularly?

Lifehacker – Combine Pocket with Evernote for a Clutter-Free, Paperless System

How To Write A Great Lede When Writing For The Web

As Researchers Turn to Google, Libraries Navigate the Messy World of Discovery Tools

Interesting Things of the Week #194

TNT Eyeing ‘The Librarian’ TV Series

Analysis: When was the Web really invented?

8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today

‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ 30th Anniversary Edition Video Game

New Report Hails Librarians as Drivers of Digital Transition

Can institutional tweets turn the tide of student opinion?

Modern life damaging infant brains, charity warns

How to Create Library (or any other) Floor Plans

Kevin Spacey’s Life in 30 Seconds (and re-enacted by Bunnies)

Interesting Things of the Week #193

Files to Friends – send large (1GB free, 5GB with subscription) files

Your Website is Already Mobile

Shooting Yourself in the Foot! Four Things Managers and Supervisors Do to Make Their Work More Difficult Than it Needs to Be – webinar 11/03/2014 at 10:30EST

The Oxford English Dictionary Wants YOU!

Getty Images making pictures free to use

App-pocalypse Now

10 Free Audiobook Sites to Get Your Bookworm On

Interesting Things of the Week #192

Timeline of the Far Future - from BBC Future, which is “not  accessible from the UK as it is part of our international service and is not funded by the licence fee.”  - use Hola to view

The technologies that are shaking up education – in pictures

Sparkicons

Good RelationTips infographic

Social Media Skills for Librarians

Librarypedia: The Future of Libraries and Wikipedia

24 Cool Facts About Everyday Life That Might Surprise You

5 Common Marketing Message Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Screencastify – record activity on a tab in Chrome

Interesting Things of the Week #191

Mobile Access – What Do Libraries Want? – my presentation from the JISC Mobile workshop on 22 January

Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World - I’ve just signed up for this MOOC on Coursera

You Bought It, You Own It! Time to Reclaim the Right to Use/Tinker/Repair/Make/Sell/Lend Your Stuff

Robert Llewellyn in Electric car trip London-to-Edinburgh in a day

A bad year for our annual Top Ten Top Ten Top Ten list

Can Video Games Make You Smarter?