To our shame, Clara and I completely forgot to ask anyone to blog the BIGWIG meeting, let alone take pictures of your smiling faces. Not only that, we’ve been on rollerskates since then and have had one hurried meeting where we bumped our meeting notes and worked on one small joint task. So this is […]
I wanted to post my Grand Summation before TTT met this morning, but I had launched my questions on my personal blog and people were commenting through yesterday. I was reluctant to draw the line and say, game over! Which brings me to a continuing trend: if you blog it, they will come. This is […]
These aren’t really notes from the Saturday LITA Board meeting (my third meeting today so far). This is just my observation, as an ALA politico, that LITA is a breath of fresh air in ALA. I was just at the ALA Orientation for new ALA Councilors. I was talking with a councilor who is on […]
By popular demand, I have uploaded the marvelous “What’s Happening” preconference update that until Roy Tennant slipped me a box of Godiva chocolates was a strictly hush-hush document shared only within the ALA Chamber of Secrets, otherwise known as Council. It’s a fascinating glance inside ALA and a great cheat sheet for getting the most […]
BIGWIG has its IG meeting scheduled for Saturday, 1:30-3:30, RIV Bonham. Do you have agenda items? One perennial favorite, btw, is “why don’t we post between conferences?” I have my own 2 cents on that but I feel committed to placing the item on the agenda since it does come up a lot. Karen G. […]
Come one come all!
Alan Cornish walked us through indigenous XML, with an emphasis on digital collections.
Just clarifying that danah boyd didn’t attend Roy’s talk; she based her comments on an assessment of the program synopsis on the LITA website. (I couldn’t attend Roy’s talk, either, due to a major site launch. Can’t wait to see Roy’s Remix!)
[Updates underscored] Council 3 wrapped up at 12:15 on June 29, very timely and very congenial. Over our three Council meetings we had several items on the agenda that are very LITA-relevant. I will try to provide links to documents if/when they go online. Special thanks to our charming parliamentarian, Eli Mina, who in his […]