Archive for the 'Library 2.0' Category

Boston Book Festival 2014 Oct 23-25 Copley Square Area

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Greetings The Boston Book Festival 2014 is being held on October 23-25, 2014 around Boston’s Copley Square area:  http://www.bostonbookfest.org/ Most events are free, but there are some ticketed events. Some of the writers that are participating are Susan Minot, Rick Riordan, Norman Foster and Doris Kearns Goodwin. Herbie Hancock is giving one of the keynote […]

NETSL Many Hats of Technical Services Conference April 12, 2013 College of Holy Cross Worcester MA

Monday, March 25th, 2013

The New England Technical Services Librarians, a section of the New England Library Association, is hold their annual spring conference called The Many Hats of Technical Services on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Campus Center, Worcester, MA. Keynote speakers will be Susan Gibbons, University Librarian, Yale University and […]

A Smaller Wireless Device–Your Library Card

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Via The Chicago Public Library’s Facebook page Posted by Rich

WorldCat Boston Mashathon September 23-24 Cambridge MA

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

OCLC is holding a two-day WorldCat Mashathon on September 23-24, 2010 at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cost is $30. “Join fellow coders for a two-day WorldCat Mashathon at the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center (NERD). Sponsored by the OCLC Developer Network and Brandeis University, the WorldCat […]

Readability software makes reading web articles easier

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Michael Sauers of the Travelin’ Librarian blog had a posting on using Readability software to make reading web articles easier: http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/ He also created an online Readability tutorial using ScreenToaster, an online screen recorder: http://tinyurl.com/2eqxbdx For more info on ScreenToaster: http://www.screentoaster.com/ Posted by Rich

Bloggers Wanted To Cover Digital Commonwealth Conference March 25

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

The Digital Commonwealth is offering free registration for bloggers to cover the March 25 Conference: “Want to come free? DigiComm offers free registrations to three people who will blog the conference. Each blogger will cover the keynotes and one of three breakout tracks:” 1. Getting Started with Digital Commonwealth; Metadata 1; and the Role of […]

ACRL NE ITIG DigiCamp Wheaton College, Friday March 19 2010

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Mark your calendars for Friday, March 19th and join us for this free 1/2 day unConference focused on library technology @ Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. How does ITIG’s DigiCamp work? If you are interested in hearing about other library’s use of technology, or if you wish to share innovative or interesting things that are […]

Lyrasis Computers In Libraries 2010 Conference Group Discount

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Lyrasis is offering a 50 percent discount for the 25th Computers In Libraries Conference being held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington VA between April 12-14, 2010: LYRASIS invites members to attend this year’s Computers in Libraries Conference in Arlington, VA at a major discount. This year’s conference theme is “Information Fluency: Literacy for […]

Mass Digital Commonwealth Conference March 25, 2010 College of the Holy Cross Worcester Mass

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

The 4th annual Massachusetts Digital Commonwealth Conference is being held on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts between 9 am-4pm. The keynote speakers will be Roy Tennant of OCLC and Tom Clareson of LYRASIS. Conference Rates Before 2/25/2010 After 2/25/2010 Member registration $75 $95 Non-member registration $110 […]

2010 ALA MidWinter Free Exhibit Passes

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

LibraryThing is offering free passes to the 2010 ALA Midwinter exhibit hall, but you need to register: http://www.librarything.com/thingology/2010/01/ala-midwinterfree-exhibit-passes.php Also Lyrasis is offering free passes through the Massachusetts Regional Library Systems. I know the Northeast Massachusetts Regional Library System is offering them since my library is a member: http://registration.experient-inc.com/ShowALA101/DefaultExhGuest.aspx?CompanyId=2160 LibraryThing is also holding a party at […]