Today must be reference day:)
Re. below 9from LII), I thought this might be of interest to public school library environments. Although, it's also relevant to university libraries as well.
All the best,
Podcasting 101 for K-12 Librarians
This 2006 article provides an introduction to podcasting, and looks at its applications in school libraries. Includes definitions, reasons to use podcasts, steps to creating your own podcasts, further reading, and podcasting resources (podcast content, directories, and recording software). From Esther Kreider Eash, a director of libraries and technology integration; in Computers in Libraries magazine:
Are You Ready for ISBN-13?
"On January 1, 2007, the book industry will begin using 13 digit ISBNs [International Standard Book Numbers] to identify all books in supply chain," rather than 10-digit numbers. The site explains why this change is being made, and provides a free online tool to convert an ISBN-10 to an ISBN-13. Also find related material for publishers and librarians.