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Flickr Problems Resolved

My pictures now show up in searches. You can see my Code4Lib pics along with others by searching for the code4lib2007 tag. Technorati Tags: flickr, code4lib2007, code4lib

Code4Lib: My Conclusions

I know I’m not done with my summaries yet – and I’ll get to them over this week (in between my term paper writing), but I wanted to share my conclusions with you while they were still fresh in my mind. First – I feel woefully behind the times. I thought that I was doing amazing things – but it’s nothing compared to what some other library programmers are doing.  [ Read More ]

My del.icio.us bookmarks for 2007-03-02

Open Source Endeca in 250 Lines or LessCode4Lib2007 Presentation bibapp – Google CodeThe BibApp is an ‘Institutional Bibliography’. The service matches people with citations. Once the data is captured, Librarians look for archivable works and can engage people in personalized copyright instruction. Apache Lucene – OverviewApache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. It is a technology suitable for nearly any application that requires  [ Read More ]

Herding Cattle

That’s what Atlanta’s airport reminded me of. I felt like we were being herded like cattle. I had been in that airport before – but only for plane changes, so I had no idea what their security was like. As Philly we have different entry points for each terminal – so there is rarely a line (although I saw a long one on my way out of the airport tonight).  [ Read More ]

Code4Lib: Naughty Noisy Girl

So this morning I got into the conference room and set up. I hit the mute button my PC and assumed that it worked. I thought the beeping was coming from someone else’s IM – but it wasn’t – IT WAS MINE! I’m so bad! Sorry to everyone who heard my tiny IRC/AIM beeps. Next – I forgot to turn my phone off!! So my first State Farm call of  [ Read More ]

Code4Lib: Hurry Up Please – It’s Time

Karen Schneider did the first keynote. Sorry it took me so long to write this up, but it was a really great talk and the recording I got was a bit muffled and I wanted to get this right. Karen started by informing us that we’re in a State of Emergency in our profession: We have given away our collectionsAllowing third parties to digitize our books (ex Google Books) parties  [ Read More ]

My posts are all out of chronological order – but at least I’m posting Roy Tennant opened up the conference on Wednesday with Ranganathan’s 5 Laws for Conferences. Restrooms are for useNo explanation needed here For every attendee his/her opportunity to participateCode4Lib offers breakout sessions & lightening talks which anyone can sign up for – a very different format from any conference I have attended in the past For every  [ Read More ]

My del.icio.us bookmarks for 2007-03-01

eIFL.net – Home PageeIFL.net is an independent foundation that strives to lead, negotiate, support and advocate for the wide availability of electronic resources by library users in transition and developing countries. Its main focus is on negotiating affordable subscription RESCARTA FoundationThe ResCarta Foundation, a non-profit organization, was founded to encourage the development of a single set of open community standards and open source implementations of those standards. More of my  [ Read More ]

Code4Lib: Pictures

So, it looks like Flickr has decided not to show my pictures in public searches – I’m working on resolving this. For now you can see my Code4Lib pictures right here in this set. Enjoy! Technorati Tags: code4lib, code4lib2007

Code4Lib: Breakout 1

I went to the Library APIs Breakout session today. It turned into a talk about Talis & their products & business practices. It was pretty neat Rob Styles (of Talis) went off on a pretty neat tangent/analogy. Rob introduced us to his 3 children. His 18 month old son is at a stage in his life where he will willingly give away anything. He goes around the house and finds  [ Read More ]

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