Friday, August 10, 2007

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #7 - There is always a take-home lesson.

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #7 is now available for download. Here's a direct link to the mp3.

You can subscribe to the show via the podcast feed (now available at the iTunes Music Store):

On the call:

Mary Carmen Chimato, North Carolina State University
Julian Clark, Georgetown University Law Library
Daniel Cornwall, Alaska State Library
Laura Crossett, Park County (WY) Library System
Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Commission
Chadwick Seagraves, Private Academic Library Network of Indiana

Links to the show topics:

1. Shout out about feedback from Facebook post

2. UCLA Taser Incident:
The Wheels of Justice (ACRLog)
UCLA Report Proposes Taser Policy Changes (American Libraries online)
Report Faults UCLA for Use of Taser (

3. LibraryU- free online courses on library work, shelving systems, promotion and more (Illinois State Library)

4. Discussion of August 3 comments on "why the digital divide is a library issue" (

5. Discussion about blogging about work

6. What Boomers Want (Library Journal)

7. A List Without Libraries (
Library Resources Must Not be E-Learning Tools (ACRLog)

8. Librarians: Book Bandit Robbing Libraries (CBS news)
Man Accused of Selling $35G Worth of Items Borrowed from Denver-Area Libraries Online (Fox news)
Be Careful With Library Books (BYU NewsNet)

9. Patron Abuse Prompts Trial of Social-Network Filtering (American Libraries online)

10. New Program Color-Codes Text in Wikipedia Entries to Indicate Trustworthiness (UC Santa Cruz press release)

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