ISBN Systematic Review

More standards news from Cindy Hepfer, ALA Representative to NISO (HSLcindy@buffalo.edu): A systematic review ballot of the published standard, ISO 2108:2005, Information and documentation — International Standard Book Number (ISBN), has been presented to TC46 Ballot Advisory Group. This is an opportunity for ALA to provide feedback on the 13-digit ISBN. ALA’s vote options are […]

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If We Don’t Call it Distance Learning, Does it Exist?

If We Don’t Call it Distance Learning, Does it Exist? Saturday, 8 am-noon, Paradise Pier Hotel in Anaheim, CA (Disneyland) Presenters: Kim Duckett, Librarian for Digital Technologies and Learning, North Carolina State University Libraries, Chad Haefele, Reference Librarian, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Samantha Hines, Assistant Professor, Distance Education Coordinator and Social Sciences Librarian, […]

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Electronic Resources Management IG Meeting in Anaheim

Please join us at the Electronic Resources Management Interest Group (ALCTS/LITA) meeting otherwise known as the “Friday Night Meeting”. When: Friday, June 27th 6:30-8:00pm Where: Anaheim Convention Center Room 203 A Agenda: 1. IG Business (5 Minutes) 2. SUSHI- Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) Open Forum – Adam Chandler and friends. Adam will be […]

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Google Map for ALA Anaheim

Cindi Trainor, in a fit of Twitter-induced brilliance, started putting together a Google Map for ALA Annual 2008 in Anaheim. Included thus far are hotels and restaurants, but people are still adding to it, so it’s value should increase as we get closer and closer to the conference. Take a look! View Larger Map

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New Standard: WARC (Web ARCive) file format

LITA has received news of new standards activity of interest from Cindy Hepfer, ALA Representative to NISO (HSLcindy@buffalo.edu) “A new ballot has been presented to TC46 Ballot Advisory Group: ‘ISO/DIS 28500, WARC file format’. This is a new standard at the Draft International Standard (DIS) stage, and this may be the last chance to provide […]

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ISBN Systematic Review Is Here!

Those interested in identifier issues should take note of this updated info from Cindy Hepfer, ALA Representative to NISO (HSLcindy@buffalo.edu). “A new ballot has been presented to TC46 Ballot Advisory Group: ‘ISO 2108:2005 (ISBN) Systematic Review’. This is a systematic review ballot of the published standard, ISO 2108:2005, Information and documentation — International Standard Book […]

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2008 LITA Election Results

Vice-President/President-Elect: Michelle Frisque Directors-at-Large (Serving 3-year terms): Mona Couts; Colleen Cuddy; Lorre Smith New ALA Councilors who are LITA Members: Aaron Dobbs; Ling Hwey Jeng; Wei Jeng-Chu; Carla J. Stoffle; Julie Su More information about the winners is available at the LITA Web site.

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LITA Election podcasts

Upcoming next week: the 2008 LITA Election podcast series! Last year we serenaded you with the dulcet tones of our nominees, to try and help you make informed choices about next year’s LITA Leadership. This year, we will do the same. All of the nominees were asked to participate in a question and answer session, […]

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Statistics on the Production and Distribution of Books, Newspapers, etc.

Also forwarded from Cindy Hepfer, ALA Representative to NISO, is the following ISO Committee Draft of an International Standard issued for ballot: ISO/FDIS 9707, Information and documentation — Statistics on the production and distribution of books, newspapers, periodicals and electronic publications. Comments and vote recommendations from NISO members are due to NISO by March 7, […]

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