Archive for August 5th, 2006

Wikimania: Librarianesque Birds of a Feather

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

Now I’m leading the Librarianesque Birds of a Feather session. Grab your lunch and come to Pound Hall 200 or the wikimania channel on freenode.net to join in. Here are some of things we’re discussing: how to remove dead birds from the library how can libraries use wikis libraries and open source software: how can we […]

Wikimania: Brewster Kahle’s Plenary

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

Brewster Kahle, known for the Internet Archive, is giving a really fabulous plenary session about some of his projects, like his efforts to spread inexpensively printed books around the globe using a bookmobile. (I thought I had written about his bookmobile before, but I can’t find the post(s).) Joho the Blog has a bit about […]

Wikimania: Libraries and Wikis

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

I’m in the Wikis: Enabling Library Knowledgebases session at Wikimania. I’m not exactly going to do live blogging of it, but I’m realizing I’m so far behind on telling you about Wikimania, that I might as well get started on this one. Meredith Farkas already told us all about Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki […]

NPR’s Weekend Edition has a bit on Wikimania

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Saturday covered Wikimania. (I’m in the libraries & wikis session now, so I’ll have to listen to it later. I only got to listen to part of the show this morning, so I missed it.)