LITA PreConference: Contracting for Content in a Digital World

LITA Preconference Friday, June 23, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Contracting for Content in a Digital World A panel of experts discussed the forces and interests on the national and international scene that are shaping the new terms libraries, publishers, aggregators and search engines are negotiating in contracts and licenses today.  Sybil Boutilier, Manager of […]

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Program: Next Stop Blogging

Despite the crowded Monday 10:30 a.m. time slot, this program was packed to the gills, with over 160 in attendance and many more possible attendees who wandered up and then away as they saw how full the room was. My notes are spotty as I ran out of the room a couple of times for […]

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Meeting Report from ALA Web Advisory Committee

ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, Monday, June 26, 2006, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, New Orleans Marriott, Convention Center Hotel, Natchez Room Members Only Content Report/Update The task force has gathered the existing Members Only policies however Michelle Frisque was unable to get the task force to come to any conclusions/recommendations based on what we […]

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Cataloging Transformed: From Traditional to Emerging Models of Use: Part II

Cataloging Transformed: From Traditional to Emerging Models of Use: Part II RUSA_RSS “Catalog Use Committee”Co-sponsored by RUSA-MARS “User Access to Services Committee” Sunday June 25, 2006 4:00-5:30PM Morial Convention Center Rooms 295-296 This is a continuation of my previous post which focused on Andrew Pace’s presentation (see his new blog here: http://blogs.ala.org/pace.php). To get an […]

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ALA Annual 2006: Web Coordinating Committee

Web Coordinatng Committee Meeting Present were: Kyle Felker (your humble correspondent) Tim Donahue: New Intern Michelle Frisque: Outgoing chair Aaron Dobbs Nick Baker Gail Herrera: IG coordinator, rotating off Steve Turner Rafal Kaprowski Online communications/community space: This has been implemented for a while now-how do we proceed from here/promote use? We already placed a link […]

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LITA Internet Resources Interest Group Meeting

Sunday, June 25, 2006, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Marriott New Orleans at the Convention Center, Fleur de lis Introductions: Attending: Laura Cohen, Chair; Holly Yu, Vice-Chair; Joe Fisher, incoming Vice-Chair; and Mike Sainsbury, Greater Victoria Public Library. This was one of our smaller meetings in a few years, but membership numbers are less of a key […]

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Cataloging Transformed: From Traditional to Emerging Models of Use

Cataloging Transformed: From Traditional to Emerging Models of Use RUSA_RSS “Catalog Use Committee”Co-sponsored by RUSA-MARS “User Access to Services Committee” Sunday June 25, 2006 4:00-5:30PM Morial Convention Center Rooms 295-296 I was impressed by the size of the room and the attendance. There was an air of expectation and excitement bubbling quietly though the room […]

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