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Like turning a real page

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Digital content development of the NLC is impressive. I finally found time today to go through the ppt notes and tested the Rubbings and MinGuo Collections, which are still growing.

CARL and SPARC Announce Create Change Canada

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Popular Web Site Adapted to Help Canadian Scholars Widen Exposure for Their Research Ottawa ON & Washington DC–CARL (the Canadian Association of Research Libraries) and SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) announced the launch of Create Change Canada, a Canadian version of the popular researcher-focused Web resource on scholarly communication. The original Create […]

Interview: Digital formats for long-term preservation

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Caroline Arms is an information technologist who came to the Library of Congress to work on the American Memory project. The challenge of preserving digital content captured her interest, and her work since has focused on understanding and promoting formats that raise the probability that content will be usefully available to future generations. She is […]

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 […]

Digitization and Sexually Transmitted Disease

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

This was a true story happened in my work place and made everybody in the Systems laugh that afternoon. As you know, library Systems is extremely quiet, usually. One day, I asked a system librarian to update the library’s “News and Events” and sample home page of a digitized old Chinese newspaper published in Canada. […]

Jing came back to cool Vancouver.

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Jing just came back to our circle again. She has something important to share with us. Please see the pictures below: <br

Digital Initiatives Librarian -Simon Fraser University Library

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

DIGITAL INITIATIVES LIBRARIAN Simon Fraser University Library invites applications for the position of Digital Initiatives Librarian, reporting to the Head of Library Systems. This position will be attractive to an energetic, knowledgeable, and technologically capable individual who is experienced with coordinating digitization projects and services, has extensive familiarity with the hardware and software associated with […]

Did You Know How Hot You Are?

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

According to three very different publications, “Librarian” is cited as one of the best careers for the future. US listed “Librarian” as one of the Best Careers in 2007…while Parade Magazine called “Corporate Librarian” one of the Hottest Jobs for College Grads. And the personal financial advisor……which listed “Librarian” as one of its Seven […]

SLA WCC – Blogs & Wikis (Thursday, May 31, 2007)

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Thinking of starting a blog or wiki for your library or organization? Already have one but would like more information? Mingle with SLA colleagues and hear an impressive panel of librarians and professionals share how they are using these technologies. Thursday, May 31, 2007 5:00 – 8:00 pm Terminal City Club PROGRAM DETAILS · 5:00 […]

More Details from Linda

Monday, May 7th, 2007

Thank you, Jing, for organizing. Thank you, Jan, for the room. Such an excellent idea to rent a room! Our Chinese Canadian Librarians community is getting bigger and stronger each year. As it is the norm with other activities, you get out as much as you put in. I encourage everyone to contribute to our […]

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