Archive for August 1st, 2003

A Note on Blog Membership & Comments

Friday, August 1st, 2003

So, here I was thinking that 19 people have signed up to be members of my blog. It turns out that anytime anyone posts a comment on my blog, they automatically become members of the site. So it’s not that 19 people have joined my blog, but that 18 people have posted comments and are [...]

Calling Librarian Bloggers

Friday, August 1st, 2003

There’s a blog about librarian/library blogs. The compilers are rumored to be looking for new sites to post on it. Details

NEASIST Blog Program Materials Online

Friday, August 1st, 2003

I learned today that the presentations from the April blog program sponsored by the New England Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology are online. “It’s Not Just Google Anymore: Blogs and the Latest in Search Engines” featured Jenny Levine and Jessamyn West, among others.

Harvard Law School Will Digitize Nuremberg Trial Materials

Friday, August 1st, 2003

Vernica talks about this important digitization project on her blog and links to more resources about it.

Science Discusses Looting in Iraq & Media Coverage of Looting

Friday, August 1st, 2003

Today’s journal Science has an article about the status of looting in Iraq, the return of items, and how the media incorrectly reported the number of items taken from the Iraq Musem. The article also gives good background about the role of US troops in protecting antiquities from raiders. It reveals that on July 6, [...]

Open-source Software Articles & Colloquy in the Chronicle of Higher Education

Friday, August 1st, 2003

This week’s issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education has quite a few articles about open-source software, ranging from how open-source software allows academics to better tailor the software to the higher education environment to what happens when popular software, like PeopleSoft, is acquired by another company. There’s a colloquy at 2 pm today about [...]