Archive for April 8th, 2004

Dim Sum After BloggerCon, Anyone?

Thursday, April 8th, 2004

So far, no one is planning anything concrete for Sunday, April 18–the day after BloggerCon. A few dim sum devotees have nudged me to organize a dim sum outing, like what we’ve done in the past. If you’re interested, comment below or contact me. We will gather at Chau Chow City, 83 Essex Street in […]

E-mail Subject Lines

Thursday, April 8th, 2004

I spend a lot of time answering queries via e-mail. I receive about 100 e-mails a day, including the few discussion lists I’m on, news alerts, and unsolicited e-mail. Many of my clients are remote and conduct their business with me via e-mail. E-mails without good subject lines are quickly becoming a pet peeve. In […]

Jessamyn West on the USA PATRIOT Act

Thursday, April 8th, 2004

I was looking through my backlog tonight and noticed this link someone sent me a long time ago to an interview from FreePint with Jessamyn West talking about the USA PATRIOT Act and its implications for librarians.

Student Newspapers Shut Down After April Fool’s Day Issues

Thursday, April 8th, 2004

Some university and college student newspapers publish joke editions on April 1, April Fool’s Day. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports two student newspapers suffered repercussions because of their joke issues. After running a racially offensive cartoon, an image of female genitalia, and poems about mutilation and rape, student editors suspended publication of Carnegie Mellon’s […]

UThink: Blogs at the University of Minnesota Libraries

Thursday, April 8th, 2004

Similar to the blogs at Harvard Law School, the University of Minnesota University Libraries hosts blogs for faculty, staff, and students at the Twin Cities campus. The project launched last week. from LIS News