Archive for March, 2008

Screencasting in Libraries – VALL – Thursday, March 27th.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

The Vancouver Association of Law Libraries invites SLA members to join us in this hands-on workshop on screencasting. The registration form, which includes more detailed information, is available here: Special offer for students: In order to assist students attending the 2008 VALL workshop, Screencasting in Libraries, the Association has made 10 spots available to […]

Copyright and You – Tuesday April 8, 5:00 – 8:00pm

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

SLA WCC is pleased to present Paul Whitney, City Librarian, Vancouver Public Library, in Vancouver on April 8 for an interesting and practical update on copyright developments in Canada as they impact all types of libraries and all Canadians. Tuesday April 8, 5:00 – 8:00pm at The Sandman Hotel (180 W Georgia St) in the […]

UNESCO's white paper on digital archives and preservation

Friday, March 14th, 2008

Kevin Bradley, Junran Lei, and Chris Blackall. Paris: UNESCO, 2007 Towards an Open Source Repository and Preservation System: Recommendations on the Implementation of an Open Source Digital Archival and Preservation System and on Related Software Development This Document defines the requirements for a digital archival and preservation system using standard hardware and describes a set […]

Meet the SLAIS Grads Event – 2008. Friday, March 28th

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies and the SLAIS Alumni Association are pleased to announce the 2008 Meet the SLAIS Grads Event. The event will take place at the Alice McKay Room, lower level VPL Central Branch, 350 West Georgia St., Friday March 28 from 5:30-8 pm. For more info and to register […]

Chinese Librarian and Students Meeting

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Mr. Zhu Lei has done a great job writing the minutes. Please read and comment here. Time: March 8, 2008, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Asian Library Present: Jing, Xuemei, Qi, Ian, Lingbo, Jane, Wei, Lei, Qiong, Lili, Min (remotely via Skype) and Heather (remotely via Skype). Two guests – Jessica and Wendy. Topics: […]

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