LITA Membership Development Committee Meeting

Sunday, June 25th, 2006 8-10am Hilton New Orleans Riverside – Burgundy Introductions – Attending: Pat Ensor, Mike Bolam, Kate Montgomery, Richard Kim, James Longwell-Stevens, Jennifer Weintraub, Kari Swanson, Howard Spivak, Christina Biles, Bonnie Postlethwaite. Howard Spivak was the only member present who was outgoing, so pat gave him his certificate of recognition for his service […]

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Opening General Session

Opening General Session The following is a summary of the Opening General Session, with selected excerpts of remarks by New Orleans mayor C. Ray  Nagin, and keynote speaker Madeleine Allbright. Welcome from President Michael Gorman: “We’re proud of our diversity, united by our common values.” Next came

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BIGWIG Meeting Notes from Annual 06

Over half the group has laptops upon the lap. It is quite amusing. These are just notes from our business meeting, so they are very informal. BIGWIG is the blogging, interactive media, wiki, and social software interest group of LITA. We have our program Monday at 10:30, Next Stop Blogging. (added later: which went grrreeeat!) […]

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Emerging Technologies IG

LITA’s Emerging Technologies Interest Group met Monday morning and reveled in a successful audiobooks panel which discussed Playaway devices, Netlibrary offerings and other items in a well-attended session. It was interesting to hear how Apple has not been involved w/ ALA & has not had a booth in 4 years; they did not wish to […]

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Top Technology Trends, NISO's "Identifiers Roundup", Electronic Resource Management Systems in Consortia, and JPEG2000 in Libraries and Archives

Just when I needed it (e.g. the ALA convention) I found I had lost my credentials for the LITA Blog, so I’ve been posting summaries of meetings on a personal blog, the Disruptive Library Technology Jester. Michelle has reset my password (thanks, Michelle!), but rather than reposting entire entries here I’ll just include a summary […]

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Audiobook 3.0 (Was Ebook 3.0): The Converging of the Mobile Lifestyle Platform (1 of 2)

Audiobook 3.0: the converging of the mobile lifestyle media platform Monday June 26 8-noon Speakers: Christopher Celeste, CEO PlayAway Steve Potash, CEO Overdrive Gillian Harrison, OCLC/NetLibrary Intro by Eric Ipsen, ETIG (Emerging Technology Interest Group) chair (about 50 people at start, growing to capacity as the session went on) Background: Ebook 3.0 was the former […]

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