Goodbye Ottawa

So for me, Access 2006 has come to a close.  Thank you Ottawa for the night terrors (courtesy of the ghost walk :)), the Art Center, the gorgeous weather (the rain made me feel like home) and a fantastic group of speakers and topics over the past 3 days.  There was Roy’s talk on the… Read more

Access 2006, Day 2

Sadly, I think I’m starting to wear down a little bit from all the travel this month.  Morning sessions (and morning bike ride) — great.  But its 5:30 now and I’m definitely tired.  If it wasn’t for the Ghost Walk, and a chance to chat with a few folks tonight, I’d probably just grab my… Read more

Hackfest 2006

So this has been my first year attending the hackfest and my first impressions has been, pretty cool.  Hackfest, for those that weren’t able to attend or have never attended, is a social outing (my opinion) that brings together a number of folks interested in technology to address a group of common problems within libraries. … Read more

Catching up

Ha.  Dan called me on it yesterday after finally posting a link to some pictures from my Readex trip.  One conference behind…Ugh.  Like many, I’m in Ottawa right now hanging out with our cool neighbors to the north and some carpetbaggers from the south playing at hackfest and checking out some presentations with a very… Read more