North Carolina Republican Representative Howard Coble, chairman of the Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, expressed support for renewing Section 215, the “library provision,” of the USA PATRIOT ACT so law enforcement agents can access library records after obtaining permission from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Court.
Archive for April, 2005
Claiming to be "the future of public tv and radio," Open Media Network offers "a broad selection of movies, public TV and radio, video blogs and podcasts while protecting producer’s copyrights." Through OMN, people can access audio and visual materials producers wish to distribute over the Internet. Site visitors using Windows machines and Internet Explorer [...]
The Naxos Music Library database features a number of recordings from the Naxos collection. Many people might know of Naxos because of their inexpensive, yet usually good, recordings of music available where classical music is sold. I have a number of their discs in my collection. I’m excited to know about this database to which [...]
As well as giving the basics of feed reading, EContent Magazine describes a few popular aggregators. From Garrett’s April 29 Library News & Notes
No, really, I am. (You guys are going to laugh at me.) Just the way my life has been going lately, I’ve met a whole bunch of people. One of the guys I’ve been hanging around a bit lately gave me his blog URL. (I’m not sharing it because I want the vagueness. Who he [...]
Word on the street is that there are only a few seats left in the Blogging for News continuing education course I’m organizing and helping to teach at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference. Class size is limited to twenty-five participants. A few days ago, five spots were left. If you are considering registering for [...]
I found someone who might be able to make some buttons for us. *j rubs hands together with glee What do you think? She also offers some writing buttons. The librarian button is in the geek category. I love it!
Caution: The comic uses profanity.
is what I received tonight when talking to Avi. He and his son, Jonathan, began the hobby about a year ago. It involves getting some clues from a Web site to a box’ location and finding a box. Inside the box is usually a journal and a stamp. You carry your own notebook and stamp [...]
I love how when I print directions from Google Maps, the line showing the route doesn’t show on the print out. I imagine it’s just a printer issue, but I still think it’s hilarious.