Archive for August, 2009

Ignite Boston 6 Thursday, September 17, 2009 Fidelity Center for Applied Technology

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Ignite Boston 6 will be on Thursday, September 17, from 6pm to 9:00pm at the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology auditorium 245 Summer Street, Boston, next to South Station and on the Red Line. There is no cover charge or any sort of fee. Since there is limited space at the venue, you must be […]

Power Reporting Web Site Up For Grabs

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Bill Dedman, owner of the Power Reporting: Resources for journalists is offering the website for anyone who take it over: “If a university journalism program or nonprofit association is interested in using this domain as an aid to journalists or journalism, drop me a line. Contact Bill Dedman. I don’t think whoever takes over the […]

Call for Speakers Computers in Libraries 2010 Conference April 12-14, 2010

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

The 25th Computers in Libraries 2010 Conference, April 12-14, 2009, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia, is calling for speakers. The topic is Information Fluency: Literacy for Life: “Information fluency goes beyond literacy (the ability to read and write), information literacy (the ability to find, evaluate and use information), media literacy (the ability to access, […]

The Shifted Librarian Using WordPress Lifestream Plugin

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

Jenny Levine of the Shifted Librarian library blog started to use WordPress’ Lifestream plugin which allows her to post feeds from her major sites such as Flickr, delicious, Twitter, Google Reader, and Youtube onto her blog. It also allows her to add any other RSS feeds not listed. This looks like an interesting experiment using […]

NELINET Internet Librarian 2009 Conference Discount

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

NELINET, OCLC’s New England regional network, is offering $200 off the regular conference price at the 2009 Internet Librarian Conference on October 26 – 28, 2009 at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, CA. – Costs*: Internet Librarian (October 26 – 28, 2009) – $279.00 – Internet@Schools (October 26 – 27, 2009) – $169.00 – […]

Vote for Jessamyn West’s SXSW 2010 Conference Library Presentation Proposals

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

Jessamyn West of the librarian.net blog has two library related presentation proposals for the SXSW 2010 Conference in Austin, Texas: “I have proposed two presentations for the SXSW conference in Austin Texas next March. There is a complicated series of steps to determining which of the proposals will actually get picked. Part of this determination (30%) […]