The Kirtas/BookSurge/Amazon book digitization program is getting press! Book Standard Chronicle of Higher Education
Minutes of the JPEG2000 Interest Group are posted to the IG’s page on j2kArcLib.info. Comments there require registration to j2kArcLib, so feel free to post comments here on the LITA Blog as well.
The Boyfriend and I arrived in DC Thursday night. We’re staying at the Holiday Inn on Thomas Circle. It is posh by our standards: we have two bathrooms, a fridge, a microwave, iron, blowdryer, coffeemaker, etc. I have been sick most of the last week with a stomach bug. I can finally eat again, but […]
Todd Carpenter, NISO’s new Managing Director (since September 2006) gave a talk about the new NISO organization that has evolved out of the recommendations from the 2005 “Blue Ribbon Panel” that reviewed the organization. He started by reiterating facts and perceptions about NISO — that it is the agency responsible for ANSI Z39 standards and […]
ALA RUSA MARS–Hot Topics Libraries2Go: Library Services for Handhelds Sat., 6/23 10:30 am-12:00 pm J W Marriott Salon IV Moderator, Mark Dehmlow of Notre Dame University joined via Skype. Home (Indiana?) awaiting birth of child. GRE word for the day is ubiquity. 95% of students have cell phones. Libraries need to portal their services to […]
As the second piece of the BIGWIG Social Software Showcase, David Free and David Lee King have put together an incredible resource on Twitter on the Showcase wiki: start with David Free, and then move to David Lee King’s to get the full twitter treatment. More Showcase information coming throughout the day. If you are […]
As the first piece of the BIGWIG Social Software Showcase, Casey Bisson has posted, as he describes it, “an almost-manifesto masquerading as a presentation.” In addition to being thought provoking, Casey has used the Showcase as a place to announce a new project: OpenLibrary. Read up, and feel free to discuss the project here, within […]
Would we want to put on a face to face web 2.0 thing? Give people hands on experience with stuff? Could be a good chance to get techie and non-techie people together. Facilities might be available if we can come up with a plan for events and such in the next 60-90 days. —– Michelle […]