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PROLEARN Academy Newsletter 04-08-2008

Aug 04, 2008

Dear reader,

this is the release of the weekly PROLEARN Academy Newsletter. With this approach we wish to inform you respecting the news in PROLEARN Academy about which are the new added elements, which are the events organized for the next week and some information about the projects registered in PROLEARN Academy.

*** Events in the next 7 days

International Association of School Librarianship (IASL 2008)
Place: Berkeley, Date: 2008-08-03 - 2008-08-06

Place: Ostrava, Date: 2008-08-04 - 2008-08-06
International Conference on the Application of Digital Information and Web Technologies. 1st, Technical University of Ostrava.

Library Assessment Conference
Place: Seattle, Date: 2008-08-04 - 2008-08-07
Building Effective, Sustainable and Practical Assessment sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries

International Conference on Learning and Teaching
Place: Putrajaya, Date: 2008-08-04 - 2008-08-05

Multicultural to Intercultural: Libraries Connecting Communities
Place: Vancouver, Date: 2008-08-05 - 2008-08-07

International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference
Place: Crete, Date: 2008-08-06 - 2008-08-08

Distance Teaching and Learning
Place: Monona Terrace, Madison, Wisconsin, Date: 2008-08-06 - 2008-08-08
24th annual

MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)
Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Date: 2008-08-07 - 2008-08-10
International Conference: Still Blazing the Trail and Meeting New Challenges in the Digital Age, 8th annual

Knowledge Management: Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Web 2.0 Environment
Place: Montreal, Quebec, Date: 2008-08-08
sponsored by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.

IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, 7th
Place: Monterey, California, Date: 2008-08-09 - 2008-08-12

World Library and Information Congress
Place: Quebec, Date: 2008-08-10 - 2008-08-14
Libraries without borders � Navigating towards global understanding, 74th, sponsored by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (SIGGRAPH 2008)
Place: Los Angeles, California, Date: 2008-08-11 - 2008-08-15
International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 35th. Los Angeles Convention Center.

There is additional information in

*** PROLEARN Academy - Measure

Our auto observation tool for scientific communities contains at present 1459 projects, of which 235 are newsfeeds, 95 newsletters, 421 web sites, 71 mailinglists and 637 blogs. The number of caught entries totals 64308 for the feeds, of which 4666 were retrieved last week. For the newsletters totals 2971 entries, of which 19 were retrieved last week, for the mailinglists there are 82772 entries, of which 432 last week and for the blogs there are 153467 entries, of which 678 last week.

The feed project with the highest activity level last week was, with 563 entries, 71 more than the top-project of the week before - The top mailinglist project last week was LM_NET: Library media specialist information exchange, with 113 entries, 0 Certified_professionals. The top blog project last week was Open Access News, with 65 entries, 17 more than the top-project of the week before - Read/WriteWeb.

There is additional information about the projects in

We are continuously enlarging our project database.

*** Last week were added 1 new projects. These are the following:

1 Blogs
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