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Open Source Systems Interest Group (LITA)

Poll What is your favorite free Unix distribution

by Galen Charlton on Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 12:24 pm
CentOS
0% (0 votes)
Debian
20% (1 vote)
Fedora
0% (0 votes)
FreeBSD
0% (0 votes)
Linux From Scratch
0% (0 votes)
OpenBSD
20% (1 vote)
OpenSolaris
0% (0 votes)
openSUSE
0% (0 votes)
Slackware
0% (0 votes)
Ubuntu
60% (3 votes)
Other
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 5
ETS Services for Systems & Discovery

Online Doc Annual 2009 Minutes

by Hui Hua Chua on Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 10:41 am

Attached are draft minutes and a summary of Executive Committee meeting items relevant to the committee. - Hui Hua

Virtual Communities and Libraries

Discussion Library Rx: Measuring and Treating Library Anxiety -- Podcast at Member Lounge on ALA Island (79, 89, 29)

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 10:10 am

Visit the Member Lounge on ALA Island (79, 89, 29) to listen to the following podcast in-world. Click the general media button on the bottom right of the screen in order to hear it.

From http://www.acrl.ala.org/acrlinsider/2009/05/13/acrl-podcast-library-rx/

Visit the Member Lounge on ALA Island (79, 89, 29) to listen to the following podcast in-world. Click the general media button on the bottom right of the screen in order to hear it.

From http://www.acrl.ala.org/acrlinsider/2009/05/13/acrl-podcast-library-rx/

ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of ALA) Content Strategist Kathryn Deiss talks with Martina Malvasi, Cathy Rudowsky, and Jesus Valencia of Slippery Rock University about the causes of, and treatments for, library anxiety. Malvasi, Rudowsky, and Valencia are the authors of the new ACRL publication Library Rx: Measuring and Treating Library Anxiety.

Time:14:43

About the Music:
The music in ACRL Podcasts is "Don’t you," mixed by stefsax and available on ccMixter. The music is used under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license.

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Second Life Users Group

Discussion Library Rx: Measuring and Treating Library Anxiety -- Podcast at Member Lounge on ALA Island (79, 89, 29)

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 10:10 am

Visit the Member Lounge on ALA Island (79, 89, 29) to listen to the following podcast in-world. Click the general media button on the bottom right of the screen in order to hear it.

From http://www.acrl.ala.org/acrlinsider/2009/05/13/acrl-podcast-library-rx/

Visit the Member Lounge on ALA Island (79, 89, 29) to listen to the following podcast in-world. Click the general media button on the bottom right of the screen in order to hear it.

From http://www.acrl.ala.org/acrlinsider/2009/05/13/acrl-podcast-library-rx/

ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of ALA) Content Strategist Kathryn Deiss talks with Martina Malvasi, Cathy Rudowsky, and Jesus Valencia of Slippery Rock University about the causes of, and treatments for, library anxiety. Malvasi, Rudowsky, and Valencia are the authors of the new ACRL publication Library Rx: Measuring and Treating Library Anxiety.

Time:14:43

About the Music:
The music in ACRL Podcasts is "Don’t you," mixed by stefsax and available on ccMixter. The music is used under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license.

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Gaming in Libraries Course

Discussion Thanks for the course

by David Miller. Purple Pawn (non-member) on Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 09:03 pm

I just cought up with the rest of the course.

I'm not a librarian or involved with a library, but nontheless enjoyed the course very much, and even learned a few new things.

Thank you very much.

ALCTS CaMMS Executive Committee (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section)

Online Doc Future of MARC presentations and recording

by Mary Woodley on Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 02:44 pm

 I am posting the presentations  given at the CCS Hot topics Forum. I will also be posting the recording of the session. The recording is too large (126.7 mb) to post on the ALAConnect site. It will be possible to download it from http://library.csun.edu/mwoodley/Future_MARC10Jul2009.mp3 Mary WoodleyCCS Executive Committee, Past-Chair 2008-2009

 I am posting the presentations  given at the CCS Hot topics Forum. I will also be posting the recording of the session. The recording is too large (126.7 mb) to post on the ALAConnect site. It will be possible to download it from http://library.csun.edu/mwoodley/Future_MARC10Jul2009.mp3 Mary WoodleyCCS Executive Committee, Past-Chair 2008-2009
 CCS Executive Committee wishes to announce its “Hot Topics” Forum at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.  Our topic for Annual 2009 forum is “The Future of MARC.” The Forum will be at the Chicago Hilton Northwest 1. Friday July   3:30-5:30 pm  

 

Our speakers:

Karen Coyle, moderator (Digital Library Consultant)

Rebecca Guenther, Speaker (Library of Congress, Senior Networking and Standards Specialist in the Network Development and MARC Standards Office )

Ted Fons (Director, OCLC WorldCat Global Metadata Network)

Amy Eklund (Catalog Librarian in JCLRC Technical Services at Georgia Perimeter College)

Diane Hillmann, speaker(Director of Metadata Initiatives, Information Institute of Syracuse
Partner, Metadata Management Associates)

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Virtual Communities and Libraries

Event Special Summer TX950 Community Party on Imagination Island tonight 7/17 @ 6 PM SLT/PT

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 04:52 pm

From Librarians in Second Life Group:

Join us under the sea on Imagination Island for dancing, dining, chatting, swimming, and fun!  Costume contest - think mermaids, snorkels, and fins!  Groovin' to oldies, ridin' with the tide and goin' with the flow :)

Friday July 17th at 6 PM SLT - Imagination Island

Exact Location: Rachelville, Imagination Island (80, 68, 1)

 

From Librarians in Second Life Group:

Join us under the sea on Imagination Island for dancing, dining, chatting, swimming, and fun!  Costume contest - think mermaids, snorkels, and fins!  Groovin' to oldies, ridin' with the tide and goin' with the flow :)

Friday July 17th at 6 PM SLT - Imagination Island

Exact Location: Rachelville, Imagination Island (80, 68, 1)

 

ALALibraryVal goes back to school (of fishes)!

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Second Life Users Group

Event Special Summer TX950 Community Party on Imagination Island tonight 7/17 @ 6 PM SLT/PT

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 04:52 pm

From Librarians in Second Life Group:

Join us under the sea on Imagination Island for dancing, dining, chatting, swimming, and fun!  Costume contest - think mermaids, snorkels, and fins!  Groovin' to oldies, ridin' with the tide and goin' with the flow :)

Friday July 17th at 6 PM SLT - Imagination Island

Exact Location: Rachelville, Imagination Island (80, 68, 1)

 

From Librarians in Second Life Group:

Join us under the sea on Imagination Island for dancing, dining, chatting, swimming, and fun!  Costume contest - think mermaids, snorkels, and fins!  Groovin' to oldies, ridin' with the tide and goin' with the flow :)

Friday July 17th at 6 PM SLT - Imagination Island

Exact Location: Rachelville, Imagination Island (80, 68, 1)

 

ALALibraryVal goes back to school (of fishes)!

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