I am at the BRTF Symposium today in DC – for those who could not make it – it is being streamed live at vidizmo – http://brtf.vidizmo.com
Check out this panel featuring Linda Jorn, Melissa Woo, David Dodd, and myself at the Educause Midwest Regional Conference 2010. The panel was moderated by Jim Koenig and features some excellent discussion from our wonderful audience at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, IL. Our slides are below:
So the big news this week was the decision on the google books ammended settlement agreement. As we all know now, Judge Denny Chin made his ruling on Tuesday of this week. Here are some good sources I have been reading.
Judge Chin’s ruling – http://thepublicindex.org/docs/amended_settlement/opinion.pdf
HathiTrust Response – http://www.hathitrust.org/hathitrust_asa_response
So Eric Morgan, Pascal Calarco and the gang at Notre Dame are planning a code4lib midwest in May in South Bend, IN. They have a planning wiki up for it – http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/Midwest – if you are interested get involved now.
So we still have voting going on for the 2011 Code4Lib Conference. It is between Bloomington – Vancouver – and New Haven. If you are into code4lib and have not voted please do so. See below.
Voting is only open until midnight on Tuesday, March 23rd, so vote now!
- Go to the ballot – http://vote.code4lib.org/election/index/15
- Log in using your code4lib.org credentials (register for an account if you haven’t done so already).
- Click on a host’s name to reveal a link to the full proposal.
- Assign each proposal a rank from 0 to 3, 0 being least desirable and 3 being the most. Please keep the conference requirements and desirables in mind as you make your selection.
- Once you are satisfied with your rankings, click “Cast your ballot”.