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By Teresa Koltzenburg | As Countdowns and Top [insert number here] Lists are the rage this time of year for content producers, bloggers who will be attending ALA Midwinter in San Antonio may want to know that there are only 19 days until OCLC's Blog Salon, er... and there are only 17 more days until Midwinter begins in San Antonio.

Read more | 01/03/2006 - 11:27

By Tom Peters | For the last few mornings during my pre-dawn walkabout with our dog Max I have been mulling over the Library 2.0 thing, especially the overview that Michael Stephens posted on this blog in November.

Read more | 12/28/2005 - 16:34

By Teresa Koltzenburg | "Weblogs & Libraries" | Weds., February 15, 2006 | 8 - 9 am Pacific | Presented by Michael StephensFor those in the library field that can't get out to conferences, SirsiDynix is bringing them in, via the ubiquitous online connection, t

Read more | 12/19/2005 - 11:33

By Michael Stephens | The Library 2.0 (L2) discussion continues across the Biblioblogosphere.

Read more | 12/15/2005 - 03:30

By Tom Peters | Throughout nearly all of the twentieth century, large companies controlled the creation, dissemination, and viewing of video information. Motion pictures started first, with television added as another layer in mid-century. Video really was a carefully controlled broadcast medium. The phrase, “Coming Soon to a Theater Near You!" captures in a nutshell how public anticipation for a new release of a movie was carefully orchestrated.

Read more | 12/12/2005 - 11:03

By Michael Stephens | Thursday, ten librarians from Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, drove over to South Bend to visit my library, the Saint Joseph County Public Library.

Read more | 12/11/2005 - 19:53

By Teresa Koltzenburg | "If you don't offer them something that has value to them now, you're going to be irrelevant to them for the rest of their lives.

Read more | 12/06/2005 - 19:46

By Teresa Koltzenburg | OCLC's new report, Perceptions of Libraries and Information Resources, is downloadable at

Read more | 12/06/2005 - 15:53

By Tom Peters | Google's Book Search Library Project, the massive digitization project involving the “G5 libraries" (Michigan, Stanford, Oxford, the New York Public Library, and Harvard), has really touched a cultural nerve.

Read more | 12/05/2005 - 00:15

By Teresa Koltzenburg | Interesting post Monday about academia and blogging at Association of College & Research Libraries' blog, ACRLog.

Read more | 11/30/2005 - 13:21