Training

Survey on Cataloging/Metadata Training (please help!)

All~Would you please share with appropriate lists and colleagues?Many thanks. ——————–This message has been cross-posted to several lists. Please excuse duplication. Metadata and Cataloging Training Survey linkhttp://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=S6LEGThhanvSpjVMeVzwWw_3d_3d ———We are conducting a survey on training in the cataloging field which for the purposes of this survey includes all forms of metadata generation or correction for bibliographic use. Catalogers include professional and paraprofessional staff, as well as ...

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New digital music system from Indiana University

this sounds kind of interesting…. —————-Indiana University recently released the Variations digital music library system as free, open source software. http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/projects/variations3/oss-webinar.html Trial version of the Variations client software is available here (as well as a link to a browser-based streaming audio player:http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/projects/variations3/tryout.html For more information about the project:http://variations.sourceforge.net/

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OLE (Open Library Environment) Webinar — Free, March 31

With support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a multinational group of libraries is developing the design for an Open Library Environment (OLE), an alternative to the current model of an Integrated Library System. OLE Project webcastWhen: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm ESTTopics include an update of OLE activities, community outreach initiatives, reactions to feedback submitted thus far, upcoming software development ...

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Free tech presentation: Smarter IT Service Delivery

Tech Library Webcast Attend this webcast and learn how to manage your entire IT infrastructure from a single, fully integrated, web-based platform. Sign up today! Join Us: Wednesday, March 4 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET Webcast: Graduate to Smarter IT Service Delivery Speaker: Brad Huffaker, IT Director for North Conejos School District Sponsored By: Kaseya K-12 organizations face the challenge of monitoring and maintaining ...

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Free webinar — John Seely Brown Symposium on Technology and Society

The Closing of Library Services… The Opening of Library Services (Free Webcast) Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3-5:30 pm Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive and director of the Open Content Alliance (OCA) and a critic of proprietary services like the massive Google Books project, will be the keynote speaker for the fourth John Seely Brown Symposium on Technology and Society sponsored by the University of ...

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Free program certificate — Teaching and Learning in MultiUser Virtual Enviroments

——The European funded MUVEnation project has just launched ‘Teaching and learning with MUVEs’. This is a one year postgraduate programme, delivered online, for future and in-service teachers who want to use innovative methods and tools to address learners motivation and participation issues in compulsory education. What impact can 3D virtual worlds, such as Second Life, really have on our learning and teaching settings? The course ...

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Free webinar today:Current and Evolving Accessibility Practices: Practical Advice from Two Institutions

Sorry for the short notice — I just received this. ————— Current and Evolving Accessibility Practices: Practical Advice from Two Institutions Presented by: Afsaneh Sharif & Donna Scalzo, Office of Learning Technology, University of British Columbia, John Louviere & Neal Legler, Faculty Assistance Center for Teaching, Utah State UniversityTuesday, October 21, 2008 1:00-2:00pm Online learning environments hold great promise for expanding access to education for ...

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GLA / COMO 2008

So, who’s going to GLA/COMO ’08? For the first time in FOREVER it seems, I am not presenting. How’d that happen? 😉 Instead, I’m on the ballot (unopposed) to Chair the Professional And Continuing Education Interest Group (PACE, that is) The problem I always have with conferences is whether to go support my friends/colleagues/coworkers or whether I should only go to those that interest me, ...

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Today! Academic Webinar in SecondLIfe

I just found out about this and I’m going to try to attend (if I can find my avatar….) Please join us for Carolina Conversations. Carolina conversations is a series of live interviews with members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community conducted in the virtual world, Second Life. Our guests discuss their work and interests and will also respond to questions from the Second Life audience ...

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