Many of us have been whining about how much the Special Libraries Association is charging for Internet access during the annual conference in Toronto. Maybe it’s because I’ve been to some conferences recently where wireless access was freely available, but I really don’t understand why it seems like some associations don’t think of Internet access [...]
Archive for February 25th, 2005
The New York Times discusses Odeo (Pronounced just like "rodeo," their Web site says. That’s kinda funny.), a company that’s getting into the business of podcasting. They plan to sell content, advertising, and software for making podcasts. Kris Liberman pointed out a knitting podcast called KnitCast. Podcasting on knitting just seems so natural.
The public television program Nova educates us about the creation of special chambers for the United States founding documents the Declaration of Independence and Constitution. The companion Web site has materials about preserving different kinds of documents, the special cases, and the damage to the documents.
The Librarians’ Index to the Internet New This Week plugs Susan Herzog’s BlogBib, a bibliography of resources about blogs she submitted to The Reference Librarian. Congrats, Susan! more about BlogBib
The Special Libraries Association announced the 2005 award recipients. I noticed a few familiar names, including Tony Stankus, Tom Rink, Brandy King, and Hope Tillman.
A tech support guy walks into a client’s office. Upon seeing how she’s sitting, he advises: “You really shouldn’t prop your feet on your G3 like that.” “You’re right,” she agrees. She walks to the computer graveyard, selects a PC, moves the G3, places it where the G3 was, sits back down, and props her [...]