For those News Division members who didn’t get to attend the Special Libraries Association’s annual meeting in Toronto last month, or for those who were at the Awards Dinner and want to see photos of the frivolities there, Barbara Semonche has posted a page of photos, a program scan, and audio files from the News Division Awards Dinner and from the Globe and Mail’s party the next night.
The “Establishing a Weblog on your Organization’s Intranet” presentation given in Toronto by Sabrina Pacifici of LLRX and beSpacific fame and Dennis Hamilton, Information Services Manager at KZF Design, is now available.
Personally I’m thrilled to see our profession’s interest in blogs and RSS and it was wonderful speaking to my colleagues about what important roles these tools play in their libraries or information centers.
I’m slow to get to reading everything that’s come out so this posting is late, but check out Eli Edwards’ Confessions of a Mad Librarian blog for some notes from various News Division and SLA panels and happenings in Toronto.
Journalism prof Bob Stepno, author of Bob Stepno’s other journalism Weblog , points to news of the Blogging for News CE in Toronto, and says, “News librarians had a challenging job even before the proliferation of Web news sites and weblogs. The prolific “j” is part of the solution — although she could turn into part of the problem if you tried to keep up with everything she writes. “