Readex 2006 photos

So I got a quick email from someone that attended the Readex conference and they let me know that they had posted some pictures onto flickr.  So if you haven’t visited chestire, VT, here you go. http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=readex   –TR

The library without walls

Updated: Apparently Live writer truncated my links. I’ve fixed them. Terry Reese, Oregon State University Sorry, no picture and yes, I gave a talk at the Readex conference as well.  I thought it was fairly well received given the topic — though I think it surprised folks as well.  Lots of fun though.  Key quotes… Read more

National Digital Newspaper program: enhancing access to America’s newspapers

Helen Aguera, National Endowment for the Humanities Mark Sweeney, Library of CongressNational Digitial Newspaper program:  enhancing access to America’s newspapers  NEH Future directions: NEH will only be making one award per state, looking for collaborative partnerships Projects should Have an advisory board Represent the diversity of the state Will consider “orphan titles” Will cover costs… Read more

Opening remarks

August Imholtz, ReadexKolakowski’s “What the past is for”: a reflection on the irreality of the past and its consequences in the digital world August provided a philosophical discussion of Kolakowski’s lecture, “What the past is for” (http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/kluge-prize-speech.html).  The talk was a discussion of history and the idea that there is no historical truth, only interpreted… Read more