Lita Town Meeting 2007 Report: Including Results from the Group Snow Card Activity. Big huge thanks to Michelle Boule for compiling the large stack of papers and cards into something that resembled an organized mass. LITA Town Meeting What does success look like for LITA and itâ€™s members? Mark Beatty, LITA Vice President, gave a […]
Open Source Systems Interest Group meeting Sunday, January 21, 2007, 4-6pm The group reviewed the list of programs planned for Annual in DC Evergreen, the Georgia PINES consortium’s open ILS program Automating metadata creation with open source software. Patrick Yott from Brown. The next-generation public library website with Drupal. John Blyberg from the Ann Arbor […]
Listen to Vice President of LITA Mark Beatty and LITA Emerging Leader Michelle Boule give a post-Town Hall breakdown of what happened during the meeting, why LITA members Have More Fun, and what we can look forward to in the coming year. This is the last of our current crop of podcasts from ALA Midwinter […]
In the second of our vodcasts, here’s Mark Beatty (current Vice-President and President-Elect of LITA) talking about the LITA Town Meeting and what you can do to help guide LITA this year. Again, apologies for the low audio quality… Here’s Mark!
You should really listen to the podcasts. There are things I won’t be able to do in words. Like give you the experience of Karen Schneider singing her recruiting song. Or summarize Clifford Lynch (can anyone do that?). So, for the time-pressed, here is a summary of the Top Tech Trends discussion at ALA Midwinter, […]
I managed to corner both current LITA president Bonnie Postlewaite and Vice-President and President-Elect Mark Beatty at ALA Midwinter 2007 and get some brief video of them. We at LITABlog realize that not everyone attends conferences, and so might not recognize Bonnie or Mark. Hopefully these next couple of videos will put a face with […]
The last of the 2007 Top Tech Trends podcasts. Again, thanks to Maurice York for all the recording!
The free-for-all portion of the TTT show. Enjoy…one more part to go!
When: Monday Jan. 22, 2007 The scene: Around 60-70 people attended this IG on the final day of the ’07 Midwinter conference. It was standing room only, which of course meant that several sat on the floor. The discussion was wide-ranging, with Joe Ford, of Joseph Ford & Associates, presiding as incoming chair. The primary […]
Tech Trends, Midwinter 2007 One area that was greatly discussed during the two hour exchange was the ILS. Trendsters discussed open source, convergence of vendors and the fact that these are no longer boot strapped companies but ones that private investors think have value. The top technology trend that are and will continue to have […]