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Uncontrolled Vocabulary #50 – How we can get good things done

July 16, 2008

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #50 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

Episode 50 is a pretty minor milestone, but still worthy of a moment’s reflection. Thanks to everyone who has participated on the call, chatted in the chat room, emailed me with feedback, read and commented on this blog or over at FriendFeed, or sent a discussion item in to del.icio.us. Whatever it is we have here, we have it because of your participation. And thanks to everyone who is taking the time out of their normal auditory life to listen to the conversation.

On the call:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Laura Carscaddon, University of Arizona
Connie Crosby, Crosby Consulting Group
Robin Hastings, Missouri River Regional Library
Michael Porter, WebJunction
Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Commission
Chadwick Seagraves, Private Academic Library Network of Indiana
Stephanie Zimmerman, Library System of Lancaster County

Links to the show topics:

1. Google Librarian Central newsletter returns
Google Librarian Central blog dies

2. Library pulls DVD called ‘porn’ from circulation (Pantagraph.com)

3. Uncle Bobby’s Wedding (myliblog)

4. When Google’s the library, who’s the librarian? (BuzzMachine)
Dear facebook and Google, I love libraries more. (Libraryman)

5. From Awareness to Funding: A study of library support in America (OCLC)
OCLC Report Suggests Ways To Generate New Library Support (Library Journal)

On the agenda, but not discussed:
Library of Congress: DRM a serious obstacle to archiving (ars technica)
Did Tor’s free ebooks affect sales? (Bloggasm)
Intellectual Freedom advocacy in a Huxleyan world (Library Juice)

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