Friday, August 17, 2007

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #8 - We were talking about YOU!

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #8 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
Laura Carscaddon, University of Arizona
Julian Clark, Georgetown University Law Library
Laura Crossett, Park County (WY) Library System
Ryan Deschamps, Halifax Public Library

Links to the show topics:

1. We Asked for 2.0 Libraries and We Got 2.0 Librarians (The Other Librarian)

2. Discussion about the hype of "Library 2.0"
Library Automation Timeline (Marshall Breeding)

3. Wikipedia shows CIA page edits (BBC News)
CIA and Labour Party "Edit" Wikipedia Entries (
Whole Foods CEO Caught In Embarrassing Message Board Brouhaha (Techdirt)

4. Reclaiming the Bookshelves for Reason (Guardian Unlimited)
Biologists Helping Bookstores

5. Hard Facts Oust Soft Chairs at Bookstores (Baltimore Sun)

6. There Have to Books Somewhere in this Place (

7. Ryan Deschamps joins in and we revisit Library 2.0 and the future of libraries and librarians

8. Border libraries have trouble finding, retaining librarians (
Small libraries can't pay enough to keep skilled help (The Charleston Gazette)
Community libraries feel growing pains (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
Demands and Desires (Annoyed Librarian)

9. Why are libraries homeless shelters? (The Wichita Eagle)

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