Archive for March, 2011

BarCamp Boston 6: April 9-10, 2011, Microsoft NERD, Cambridge, MA

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Yep. It’s that time of year again. Cherry blossom festival in DC. So up here we’re busy putting the final touches on another terrific tech unconference: BarCamp Boston 6. Maybe I’ll see you there.

Needle is hiring database curators

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Needle, the nifty data scraper + database builder + data wrangler tool I work on at ITA Software is looking for some folks to do what I do (basically).

Beyond Books: News, Literacy and Democracy in America’s Libraries April 6-7, 2011 MIT Cambridge Mass

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Journalism That Matters, the American Library Association, the MIT Center For Future Civic Media, the Media Giraffe Project, New England News Forum and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Project are holding a two day event called Beyond Books: News, Literacy and Democracy in America’s Libraries on April 6-7, 2011 at the MIT Center For Future […]

Publishers want limited ebook circulations

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

In case people are not aware, HarperCollins announced that they are putting a 26 loan cap on their ebooks obtained from library ebook vendors such as Overdrive: “OverDrive is advocating on behalf of your readers to have access to the widest catalog of the best copyrighted, premium materials, and lending options. To provide you with […]