Top take-aways from Code4lib 2009

This is a very abbreviated list that I’ll expand with a longer, more formal report, but this years code4lib left me with a few specific take-aways: I need to spend some more serious time considering how Linked Data projects currently being developed could impact my library.  I followed peripherally the work that Ed Summers did… Read more

‡biblios.net MarcEdit Plug-in

So, one of the presentations at Code4Lib this year discussed one of the latest initiatives to come out of the LibLime company, ‡biblios.net.  ‡biblios.net is a repository of ~30 million MARC records released under an Open Data license.  From my perspective, one of the things that I found most interesting about the ‡biblios.net platform is… Read more

Finally in Providence

Whew – made it in early enough to make my afternoon meetings and chat with a few folks.  The flight today was great.  Got upgraded to first class for the lion’s share of the trip, and got to get in some reading (the Life of Pi – so far, so good).  After my meetings, got… Read more

On my way to Providence

So, while my trip to Providence got off to a rocky start yesterday, I must say that I had a fantastic experience working with the Delta representatives getting it resolved, and as a bonus – this is the first time travelling as a Gold Medallion member – so when I checked in, I was automatically… Read more