Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #17 - The great experiment

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #17 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):

No show next week as we will take a break for the Halloween enthusiasts (and in so doing, avoid the Internet Librarian conflict).

On the call:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Laura Carscaddon, University of Arizona
Julian Clark, Georgetown University Law Library
Mickey Coalwell, Northeast Kansas Library System
Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Commission

Links to the show topics:

1. Libraries Shun Deals to Place Books on Web (New York Times)
Digital ILL and the Open Library (O'Reilly Radar)
Open Library, really open. Aaron Swartz discusses. (

2. Materials Missing At Library Of Congress (Washington Post)

3. Alleged Terrorist Says FBI Violated Library Privacy Policy (AL Online)
Boy in court on terror charges (BBC News)

4. Sandia National Laboratories Technical Library Closing the Books (Albuquerque Journal)
Hey Library Consultant, Look Up Common Sense (Albuquerque Journal)

5. Editorial: Library porn filters would block patrons' legitimate inquiries (

To be discussed later:

OCLC releases new international research study (OCLC)
OCLC’s report on privacy and trust: the nut graf (Free Range Librarian)

Library and information science as a research domain: problems and prospects (informationresearch)

1 comment:

Ref_Librarian said...

Greg, thank you for asking the panel my questions on the podcast. It was a very interesting show. Also, you pronounced my name correctly :-)

- Isabelle Fetherston
Senior Friendly Libraries