Evolutions in Subject Searching

Slides are available here for Evolutions in Subject Searching: the Use of Topic Maps in Libraries with Steve Newcomb, co-founder of topicmaps.org and a co-author of a topic maps standard, and Patrick Durusau, on the board of TEI as well as involved in other markup standards organizations (didn’t catch them all). I had assumed this […]

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Saving America's Treasures

Since we’re in Nashville, of course our first keynote is Saving America’s Treasures: Preservation of Rare Acetate and Vinyl Recording Transcriptions, featuring speakers from the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. John Rumble spoke, with Alan Stoker and Steve Maer to answer content and technical questions. The Hall of Fame is run by the […]

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Blogging update

For those among us who are blogging the keynote presentations at LITA Forum, the row of chairs along the back row of the room have extra outlets scattered among them. As well, while there is no free wireless (boooo) there are evidently ethernet jacks randomly around the rooms which are live, so you can get […]

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Welcome to LITA Forum 2006

Throughout the day today, and over the weekend, there will be a number of bloggers covering the various happenings here in Nashville at LITA Forum 2006. Be on the lookout for great content, and please join in the conversation. If anyone has questions about LITA Blog during the Forum, I can be reached at jason-griffey […]

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Official Call for Volunteer Bloggers at Forum 06

LITA Forum in wonderful Nashville is just around the corner. LITA Blog will be there to report the goings on and important conversations for those of us who will be stuck in less fun areas of the country. LITA Blog is successful because of the great volunteers we have for every conference. Looking for new […]

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Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation

ALA OITP and the Information Institute of Syracuse have written a first draft technology brief on participatory networks and interactive social networking. Comments and participation by interested parties are welcome. (wiki and discussion forum) For information about the project, please see the project’s About Page. The draft document will be presented and discussed at the […]

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Forum early-bird registration deadline extended

The early registration deadline for the 2006 National Forum in Nashville has been extended to *September 1*. Additional information describing the concurrent sessions and poster sessions, as well as the conference schedule, has been added to the Forum website: http://www.lita.org/forum06 Don’t miss this opportunity to network with fellow LITA-ites while taking in some informative sessions […]

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Update on the 2006 LITA Forum

Your 2006 LITA Forum Planning Committee and the LITA Office have been hard at work preparing for this year’s Forum which will be held in Nashville, TN from October 26-29. The Forum website has been updated with links to the online registration form and hotel registration in the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel. Register now to […]

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