The Rollyo site was interesting, I found the 4 lists mentioned in the instructions full of repititions and adverts for computer skills, very odd. However, deeper in there are some great lists EG Mr Fixit. I was startled to see some less mundane, shall we say, topics listed in the recent additions. Still it taks all sorts and it does demonstrate the breadth of people's interests.
As far as eLGAR goes we are almost there, it is a matter of negotiating an acceptable library price. Membership will give us, except for Auckland who have Aquabrowser which has greater functionality, the ability, or at least give the public the ability to add tags to book titles, it will also allow ratings and add jacket pictures. We have some of this already via Syndetics, an expensive service we are not using fully. LibraryThing may allow us to drop this. LibraryThing is probably a temporary subscription that we will abandon when all libraries settle on and install a federated search engine.
When I was on the Flickr exercise I came across a photo of a jar full of Smarties, ideal for the world's most difficult jigsaw. Can I find it again. No!! So I have learned how to grab a photo and here it is. Not sure if it is really anything to do with #13, but for me it is progress - using the image button I guess, and it would make a good jigsaw. OK got it, have added a world map of where I have been, see smudgy thing to the left of the jar. Kind of correct in a gross way, visited 2 cities in the US and half the map is coloured in, visit to Pitcairn Island doesn't seem to register. Anyway, I have got the save to hard drive and hit the image key on the blog and hey bingo. I have also put my name into the "what would I be called if I was Sarah Palin's child" name generator _Pistol Tanker - should I be telling the world this.
Another mission, I must go back and see if I can repeat this. Easy to do with Sarah sitting beside me, but quite difficult to work through I found. My problem was getting a photo from Fickr to somewhere I could then lad on to the mashup site for jigsaws
I thought I had if cracked, I followed the adive to flag this photo, which I did to a number I thought would make excellently challenging jigsaws. After flagging 6 or so photos I then went to look for this grouping I had created - nothing anywhere. After several deep breaths I read the help screen associated with flagging. turns out this function alerts the operators of Flickr of objectionable photos. Ah well at least I leaned something!!