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Uncontrolled Vocabulary #31 – “Please do not continue this discussion.”

February 28, 2008

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #31 is now available for download. Here’s a direct link to the mp3.

You can subscribe to the podcast (as well as this blog) via the following feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/uncontrolledvocabulary

We’ll resume our normal Wednesday night recording schedule next week.

On the call:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Julian Clark, Georgetown University Law Library
Connie Crosby, Leisure Girl
Michael Golrick, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire, WI)
Stephen Kellat, Host, LISTen, the LISNews.org podcast
Emily Knox, The General Theological Seminary
Michelle McLean, Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation
Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Commission
Courtney Stephens, Belmont University

Links to the show topics:

1. City gets a say on BPL trusts (Boston Globe, courtesy of librarian.net)
In Boston, Mayor and Librarian Clash Over Control (New York Times)
Better books at the library (Boston Globe)

2. Closed Book (Memphis Flyer)
Mayor firming up his team (Commercial Appeal)

3. Librarians demoted
Cost part of library demotions (Wausau Daily Herald)

4. ALA Legal Goons Bring Hammer Down on LITA-L (LISNews)
“Cease and Desist” message from LITA’s CEO to LITA-L (LITA Archives – There’s an anti-spammer thing, so you may need to click through twice.)

5. Face Value (Inside Higher Ed)

6. Random House Audio abandons audiobook DRM (Boing Boing)

7. Big Read or big waste? (LA Times, courtesy of Library Stuff)

Submissions we didn’t get to:

Will libraries disappear in 2019? (Trends in the Living Networks)
Information isn’t reserved for books (Houston Chronicle)

Update 3/2/08 1:46 PM: Going to use this post to claim My Podcast Alley feed! {pca-ea82562cacfac95b194834b9001c68b4} and My Odeo Channel (odeo/447ffbde25a7cadb). Apologies.

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