Committee Chairs Meeting 1/12/08 9:30am

Unfortunately for Committee Chairs, the meeting room posted in the schedule was filled with another group. The Chairs met in the hall of the Marriot and discussed issues such as getting new committee members onto the committee electronic discussion lists and getting new chairs onto the ComChairs list. The nagging problem of meeting no-shows was […]

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Membership Development Committee 1/13/08 8am – 10am

Membership Development discussed the Research and Assessment Committee workshop and implications for forthcoming activities. The membership has increased slightly and is slowly reaching former pre-dues-increase levels. The student category is the fastest growing category. The Committee had a brief discussion of “what next?” in terms of target groups and mention public libraries and technologists who […]

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Creating Your First Topic Map

Friday Oct. 5, 4:20 Edward Iglesias, Central Connecticut State University Suellen Stringer-Hye, Vanderbilt University We were commended to check out the Topic Maps LITA interest group also. Edward and Suellen had an infectious enthusiasm for topic maps, and this session was super! They want to make progress together as a library community, creating and merging […]

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Building a Large-Scale Open Source Repository at OhioLINK

Thomas Dowling, OhioLINK Or: “A cautionary tale in three acts” At OhioLink they decided that the repository should be “A place for our stuff”, including: art collections high quality/high resolution – multiple tens of thousands of images art and architecture slides from U Cincinnati paintings and drawings from U Cinn collection items from Works Progress […]

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Peaks and Pitfalls: Designing a Large-Scale Repository Workflow for Quality Assurance

LITA Forum Saturday October 6, 3:20 Frances Knudsen, Beth Goldsmith – Los Alamos National Laboratory Our speaker discussed the experiences that they have had working with The Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library’s aDORe Repository. She spoke about philosophical side versus real world side of QA . They run a repository on a home made […]

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Libx: Connecting Users and Libraries

Annette Bailey – Virginia Tech The room was over-filled showing that a lot of people are interested in the project. In 2005 the working group thought they’d like to produce a tool that would be a virtual librarian – could they do it wihtout becoming an MS paperclip? Annette reviewed the decision making process through […]

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Committee Chairs Breakout Sat 9:30am

Aaron has once again given the meeting essentials in agenda order, so I’m going to meander through my notes on the meeting nuggets. After Chairs Coordinator Scott Muir distributed service recognition certificates, he reviewed the various resources available to committees for self-orientation and continuing support. Aaron posted the list in his entry. If Committees find […]

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Joint Committee and IG Chairs meeting Sat 8am

I along with Aaron didn’t quite make the beginning of the meeting, so I’m going to ad-lib a bit: This meeting is for the purpose of introducing new IG and Committee Chairs with each other and with some of the people who will be very important to them during their term of leadership. All current, […]

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