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Date: 2/14/2007

Nan Lin – Feb 23 – On Social Networks and Social Capital

Nan Lin
Who: Nan Lin
What: Social Networks and Social Capital, a session of the TRLN Doctoral Fellows seminar series on Issues and Trends in Academic Librarianship
When: Friday, February 23, 2007, 3 – 5 pm
Where: 214 Davis (second floor of Davis Library around the corner from the Elevators)

Kilgour Fest – Tuesday Feb 20

What: “A Legacy of Sharing Knowledge” A celebration of the legacy of Fred Kilgour
When: Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Where: School of Social Work Auditorium (morning) and School of Government, Auditorium (afternoon)

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast provided by SILSAA
Tate Turner Kuralt Building Lobby
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. Tribute to Fred Kilgour from OCLC
9:45 a.m. Tribute to Fred Kilgour by SILS
10:15 a.m. OCLC/Kilgour Lecture
Michael Tiemann, Vice President, Open Source Affairs, RedHat
Question and Answer Session
11:30 a.m. Adjourn

Break for lunch on your own

Knapp-Sanders Hall, School of Government, Auditorium

“The Future of the Profession: Educational Needs of ILS Professionals in the 21st Century”

1:30 p.m. Welcome back/Introduction
Keynote Address
Robert L. “Jay” Jordan, President and CEO, OCLC, Online Computer Library Center

2:25 p.m. Panel 1 David Carr, Moderator
George Coe, Baker and Taylor
Charles Brown, Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library
Judy Russell, Government Printing Office
*Another panelist’s acceptance is still pending

3:30 p.m. Panel 2
Michel Bezy, IBM
Mary Boone, State Librarian
Deborah Jakubs, Duke University Libraries
Duncan Smith, NoveList

4:30 p.m. Adjournment

And Perhaps to Mate…

Everyone in our School is excited by “The March of the Librarians.”

Friends n da Newz

GrindCam makes the “Library Line” is a weekly bulletin for University Library staff which has restricted access, so:

“Grindcam” at UL Reveals Potential Wait Time for Coffee (link only good within the UNC Library system)

Next time you’re wondering about the potential wait in line for your favorite cup of Daily Grind brew, check it out on the Grind Cam Web cam. Brought to you by, this camera is located in the R.B. House Undergraduate Library.

Peter Kramer writes in the Herald Sun on “Preparing for Disaster. His article begins:

Preparing for disaster

American Red Cross volunteers learn about setting up a shelter during an emergency training session on Monday at C.W. Stanford Middle School.

By Peter Kramer : The Herald-Sun
Feb 13, 2007 : 10:18 pm ET

HILLSBOROUGH — Ten American Red Cross volunteers walked across the gym floor at C.W. Stanford Middle School, opened the back door and opened the small van stocked with the various items they would need to convert the large room into an emergency shelter.

Stocked with 80 cots, blankets, a generator, first-aid kits, extension cords, toilet paper, registration forms and other items, the van had been towed from its usual resting place in a Hillsborough parking lot. After carrying some of the containers inside, the volunteers pored over the contents that would help shelter residents literally weather a storm or other local disaster.

[more at the link above]

Jock Lauterer writes that the Carrboro Commons now includes podcasts and imbedded audio.

Of course, Google News finds quite a few references to ibiblio.

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