Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #18 - Vote for 90% Porn

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #18 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:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Laura Carscaddon, University of Arizona
Julian Clark, Georgetown University Law Library
Laura Crossett, Park County (WY) Library System
Ryan Deschamps, Halifax Public Library
Joshua M. Neff, Johnson County Public Library
Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Commission

Links to the show topics:

1. [RE]Nominate Your Mover & Shaker For LJ (LISNews)

2. Comments on Internet Librarian 2007
The Ethics of Conference Attendance in a Networked World (The Other Librarian)

3. OCLC releases new international research study (OCLC)
OCLC’s report on privacy and trust: the nut graf (Free Range Librarian)
privacy is not an option (walking paper)

4. Library books get insert adverts (BBC News)
Libraries to be 'new channel' for direct marketing (Guardian)
Using library books as direct marketing vehicles - huh?! (Library Marketing - Thinking Outside the Book)
Shelf Check #131

5. Harry Potter and the author who wouldn't shut up (Dallas Morning News)
Warner Bros., Rowling Sue School Librarian over Potter Project (AL Online)

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

7. Unintended Consequences of The Social Web (The Travelin' Librarian)

Submissions we didn't get to:

What I Wish I Had Learned in Library School: A Public Librarian’s Perspective (
We Know What Library 2.0 Is and Is Not (LibraryCrunch)
John’s Eight Laws of Library Technology (John Miedema)
More on Blogging as Scholarly Communication (The Medium is the Message)
Digitization and its discontents (New Yorker)

1 comment:

Jaclyn McKewan said...

Great show as usual. Just one thing - J.K. Rowling's last name is pronounced "Rolling." (Think of the theme from Rawhide.) Sorry for nitpicking, but I used to get my last name mispronounced all the time before I got married, so it's one of my pet peeves.