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Uncontrolled Vocabulary #46 – Doing the Wikipedia thing already

June 12, 2008

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #46 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

On the call:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Connie Crosby, Crosby Group Consulting
Michael Golrick, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire, WI)
Jason Griffey, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
David Jaundrew
Stephen Kellat, Host, LISTen, the LISNews.org podcast
David Rothman, Community General Hospital Medical Library

Links to the show topics:

1. Britannica’s New Site (britannicanet.com)
Encyclopaedia Britannica To Follow Modified Wikipedia Model (Wired)

2. OCLC: A Review (Radical Cataloging via E-LIS)

3. What if our assumptions about the millenials’ Internet and computer habits were wrong? (Laurie the Librarian)
The kids are alright – or are they? (pdf via E-LIS)

4. Prediction: The Kindle Goes Down in FLAMES (Library Journal)

5. “Peak Information”: Libraries and the End of Oil (CityStates)

On the agenda, but not discussed:
Shrinking Books, Shrinking Fair Use (Peter Brantley’s thoughts and speculations)
The user is not broken (Attempting Elegance)
Test Your Library Legal IQ (Intellectual Freedom – It’s Not Just Banned Books)
MoCo: Is Free Library Parking a Civic Right? (Washington Post)

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