Saturday, May 7, 2011

Cloud Computing in Libraries

Here are some of the references I used for my talk at the New Hampshire Library Association conference yesterday. A slideshow and a written edition of my talk will follow soon.
Moving from Ownership to Access
http://lisnews.org/quotownershipquot_quotaccessquot_culture
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/01/22/the-end-of-ownership-culture/
http://www.kk.org/thetechnium/archives/2009/01/better_than_own.php
http://thenextweb.com/industry/2011/04/20/your-media-forecast-cloudy-with-a-chance-of-streaming/
http://agnosticmaybe.wordpress.com/2011/02/03/the-access-ownership-line/
Examples of Hosted ILS Solutions
Biblionix - http://www.biblionix.com/faqs/
LibraryWorld - http://www.libraryworld.com/cgi-bin/lw2.pl?command=show_page&pagename=home_tos.html
Examples of Office Suites
Wiki - http://pbworks.com/
Blog - http://www.blogger.com/
Google Docs - http://docs.google.com
Zoho - http://www.zoho.com/
Adobe - https://acrobat.com/
Microsoft Office Live - http://www.officelive.com/en-us/
Cloud Computing
“Where is the cloud? Geography, economics, environment, and jurisdiction in cloud computing.” Paul T. Jaeger, Jimmy Lin, Justin M. Grimes, and Shannon N. Simmons. First Monday, Volume 14, Number 5 - 4 May 2009. http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2456/2171

“The Web companies use Amazon’s cloud-based service to serve their Web sites, applications and files. Amazon’s customers include start-ups like the social networking site Foursquare but also big companies like Pfizer and Nasdaq.”
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/21/amazon-cloud-failure-takes-down-web-sites/

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