NOSI, the Nonprofit Open Source Initiative is hosting a training, or really an "untraining," meaning the event's program will be devised at the beginning of the day, based on the attendees' preferences, on using OpenOffice, the open source rival of MS Office. (I wonder if there will be any discussion of the Mac version, NeoOffice.) The event will be held at Google's NYC offices, so there may be some talk about Google docs and the like, as well.
June 5th, 2008 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, 76 9th Avenue. Register.
GLBT ALMS Conference 2008: Coming to Terms
Day One of the GLBT ALMS conference at the CUNY Grad Center. Coming to Terms: LGBTIQ Thesauri, Folksonomies, and Taxononomies with KR Roberto, Ellen Greenblatt, Michael Waldman, and Analisa Ornelas. And the same bad mannered know-it-all from the previous session.
Library of Congress Subject Headings Weekly List 17 (April 23, 2008)
My highlights from LCSH Weekly List 17. And since I haven't said it before except in a comment, here are some explanatory notes from the about page: "Changes to existing headings are indicated by an asterisk. (A) indicates proposals that were approved before the editorial meeting. (C) indicates proposals submitted by cooperating libraries."
This week's highlights include ice pops, singing cowboys, and towel folding. Messy sweet-toothed cowboys!
Four plus months after the passing of our beloved Partners, we were finally ready to welcome a new kitty into our lives. In fact, we're planning on having two.
Day One of the GLBT ALMS conference at the CUNY Grad Center. (ALMS stands for Archives, Libraries, Museums, and Special Collections, btw.)
I arrived at the conference in time to attend my friend Emily Drabinski's panel on Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH).
Just so's you know, I'm going to make a post for each workshop I attended, rather than one superlong post about the whole event.
Anyone else plotting a better use for your "Economic Stimulus Payment" than buying stuff?
I'm determined to donate mine to a cause specifically fighting government aggression, oppression, and/or repression.
This post is part of the Radical Reference Library of Congress Subject Heading Suggestion Blog-a-Thon.
While I am over the top that you have adopted the -WAVE FEMINISM headings, I think you could do better on the references. Per my blog post comment of February 2008, this is what I suggest...