Archive for November, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I am thankful for all the sharing that has been happening because of weblogs. I’ve learned so much and made so many connections through blogging. Thanks! Now it’s time for me to be thankful for my time away from computers! Yay! =)

Campaign for Talking about Death and Last Wishes

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

This off-the-topic post is rather grim for Thanksgiving. If you want a cheery post for the day, don’t read this one. This holiday season, some people are campaigning for a discussion about death and last wishes via blogs. I have decided to participate because I am always surprised at how few people have thought about […]

Code4Lib 2009 Conference Brown University Library February 23 – 26, 2009

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

The Code4Lib 2009 Conference is being held at Brown Unversity in Providence, Rhode Island on February 23 – 26, 2009. Registration, which opens on Monday, December 8, 2008, will be $125. You can vote on the possible presentations at http://vote.code4lib.org/election/index/… and log in with your code4lib.org username and password. http://vote.code4lib.org/election/index/7 For more info: http://code4lib.org/conference/2009/ Code4Lib Posted by […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

I wish j and her family, the other Scratchpad contributors and the Scratchpad readers a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving! The usual Black Friday online sales, including a link to a Consumer Report article on Black Friday websites on the consumerist.com website  Planetbargains.com and Techbargains.com also have sales stuff too! Posted by Rich

Christian Science Monitor Goes More Digital, Stops Regular Printing

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

By now, you might have learned the Christian Science Monitor is planning to stop printing regularly and will be mostly an online publication. I was pondering how to discuss the change in this space and figured it out when, of all things, I read in the print edition of The Boston Globe that Ethan Zuckerman, […]

LibraryThing Flash-Mob Cataloging Party November 15 Beverly MA

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

LibraryThing is holding a “flash-mob” cataloging party on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Beverly, Mass at 10 a.m.: “We’re having a “flash-mob” cataloging party November 15th, Saturday, in Beverly, MA (just north of Boston). We’ll descend on St. John’s Episcopal Church, catalog their 1,200-odd books, eat some pizza, talk […]