Sunday, June 25th, 2006 8-10am Hilton New Orleans Riverside â€“ Burgundy Introductions â€“ 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 […]
Opening General Session The following isÂ aÂ summary of the Opening General Session, with selected excerpts of remarks by New Orleans mayor C. Ray Â Nagin, and keynote speaker Madeleine Allbright. Welcome from President Michael Gorman: “We’re proud of our diversity, united by our common values.” Next came
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!) […]
We Are Here. Where Are Our Users? Cathy De Rosa OCLC VP, Marketing and Library Services John Horrigan Pew Internet & American Life Project [My comments are in brackets. I might have to change batteries halfway through the program. Just a warning.] Where are the connections and disconnections between us and our users? Cathy goes […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ipsen Q: What kinds of libraries do audience members work at? (About half and half public and academic libraries, with a few school and special) Q to panel: How do you make your money? The service? The device? Potash: We’re a solutions provider. Libraries came to us and said this is what we want–as much […]
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 […]
Crowd at Next Stop Blogging Program Originally uploaded by pix4lita.
We had an overflow crowd interested in the how and why of setting up library blogs come to the LITA sponsored program Next Stop Blogging.