Archive for June, 2009

PodCamp Boston 4 August 8-9, 2009 UMass-Boston

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

PodCamp Boston 4 is being held on August 8-9, 2009 at University of Massachusetts-Boston, Harborside Campus Center. Registration is $ 50.00. For more information: http://www.podcampboston.org/ Posted by Rich

ABC News Shuttering In-House Library in Favor of “Digital Research Facility”

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

The June 4, 2009 issue of The New York Observe has an article called ABC News Shuttering In-House Library in Favor of ‘Digital Research Facility’; Looking To Donate Print Materials: “Today, yet another bricks-and-mortar media bibliothèque fell victim to the digital age.” “This afternoon, in an email to his staff, David Westin, the president of […]

Librarian + Time Travel + Wife = Beautiful Love Story

Monday, June 8th, 2009

When I last saw my redheaded friend, she suggested I read The Time Traveler’s Wife based on it being a cool science fiction book coupled with a terrific love story. I was surprised to learn in the course of the book the main character, the time traveler, is a librarian at the famous Newberry Library […]

LJ Webcast on Integrated Library Systems Tuesday June 16 2 pm

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Library Journal is holding a free webcast called Consider the Source – The Integrated Library System Marketplace on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 2 pm: When it comes to selecting an Integrated Library System (ILS), there are many factors to be considered with respect to both commercial and open source solutions. Customer support, third party […]

NELA ITS Content Management Day June 12 Portsmouth NH

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

The NELA Information Technology Section is holding CMS Day: building a better website with Content Management Systems: Drupal, Joomla, Plone & WordPress on Friday, June 12, 2009 10 am -3:30 pm at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Jessamyn West will be the keynote speaker. Drupal Darien(CT) Public Library & Paige Eaton Davis, […]

Heroine Barbara Semonche Retires

Monday, June 1st, 2009

As if all of the recent news about folks leaving news librarianship somewhat unwillingly hasn’t made us feel enough like we’re among the last ones at work late on a night with a glorious, exciting weekend beckoning to us once we leave, one of its superstars just took the elevator down to the lobby. Barbara […]