Archive for April, 2005

Representative Pushes for USA PATRIOT ACT “Library Provision” Renewal

Saturday, April 30th, 2005

North Carolina Republican Representative Howard Coble, chairman of the Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, expressed support for renewing Section 215, the “library provision,” of the USA PATRIOT ACT so law enforcement agents can access library records after obtaining permission from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Court.

Open Media Network

Friday, April 29th, 2005

Claiming to be "the future of public tv and radio," Open Media Network offers "a broad selection of movies, public TV and radio, video blogs and podcasts while protecting producer’s copyrights." Through OMN, people can access audio and visual materials producers wish to distribute over the Internet. Site visitors using Windows machines and Internet Explorer […]

Music at my Desktop via a Database

Friday, April 29th, 2005

The Naxos Music Library database features a number of recordings from the Naxos collection. Many people might know of Naxos because of their inexpensive, yet usually good, recordings of music available where classical music is sold. I have a number of their discs in my collection. I’m excited to know about this database to which […]

Reviews of Aggregators

Friday, April 29th, 2005

As well as giving the basics of feed reading, EContent Magazine describes a few popular aggregators. From Garrett’s April 29 Library News & Notes

I’m getting this blogging thing.

Thursday, April 28th, 2005

No, really, I am. (You guys are going to laugh at me.) Just the way my life has been going lately, I’ve met a whole bunch of people. One of the guys I’ve been hanging around a bit lately gave me his blog URL. (I’m not sharing it because I want the vagueness. Who he […]

Few Seats Left in SLA CE Blogging for News

Thursday, April 28th, 2005

Word on the street is that there are only a few seats left in the Blogging for News continuing education course I’m organizing and helping to teach at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference. Class size is limited to twenty-five participants. A few days ago, five spots were left. If you are considering registering for […]

Button Maker!

Thursday, April 28th, 2005

I found someone who might be able to make some buttons for us. *j rubs hands together with glee What do you think? She also offers some writing buttons. The librarian button is in the geek category. I love it!

A Comic for Those of Us with Funky Job Titles

Thursday, April 28th, 2005

Caution: The comic uses profanity.

A Brief Lesson on Letterboxing

Thursday, April 28th, 2005

is what I received tonight when talking to Avi. He and his son, Jonathan, began the hobby about a year ago. It involves getting some clues from a Web site to a box’ location and finding a box. Inside the box is usually a journal and a stamp. You carry your own notebook and stamp […]

The Line on Google Maps

Wednesday, April 27th, 2005

I love how when I print directions from Google Maps, the line showing the route doesn’t show on the print out. I imagine it’s just a printer issue, but I still think it’s hilarious.