Some quick links

Techdirt reports a study that workers who surf the ‘net at work are more productive. I’m simultaneously rejoicing and bookmarking this.

Paul Reynolds reports that the very wonderful Powerhouse Museum in Sydney is releasing all its collection data under Creative Commons.

Law Librarian Blog on a guide to social media for law students.

Reaching users through Facebook applications – an article from Code4Lib by Wayne Graham at Swem Library, William and Mary University.

Dynamically generated library course pages – again from Code4Lib, this article is by Jason Casden, Kim Duckett, Tito Sierra and Joseph Ryan of NCSU Libraries.

ReadWriteWeb asks: Is Facebook a cult? but defends the site from accusations on Fox News that Facebook will spoil your grades.

ReadWriteWeb lists occasions when you should NOT use social media.

What I Learned Today has a history of the open-source ILS software Koha (developed just up the road from my hometown).

The UK has the worst record of balancing consumer and producer rights in terms of copyright (Techdirt).

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New Zealand librarian and music fan, living in London.
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