During November 2007

Vicki at NCPC’s annual Conference

On Friday, Nov. 2nd, Sharon and I attended the annual conference of the North Carolina Preservation Consortium at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill. The topic of the conference was The Great Migration: Audio Preservation in the Digital Age. The keynote speakers addressed many aspects of preserving audio materials in a time that there are... more

NCPC Basic Book Repair Workshop

On Wednesday, November 14, I taught a book repair workshop for the NCSLMA (North Carolina School Library Media Association). This workshop was sponsored by the North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC). The workshop was a pre-conference offering for the NCSLMA Annual conference held at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem. I had 22 media coordinators in... more

NHPRC-Electronic Records Research Fellowships Symposium

On Friday, November 16, I attended a symposium on electronic records storage at the Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill. Once inside, I had the pleasure of listening to the always intriguing Helen Tibbo, UNC-CH-SILS, and also saw colleagues Kathy Wisser, of NCEcho and Elizabeth Hull, UNC Photo Archivist and NCPC Board member. The keynote was... more

Charleston Conference with Carol

My notes from the Charleston Conference: Two speakers mentioned The World is Flat as a must-read. It’s checked out right now, so I’ll have to tell you later if it’s any good! I attended two sessions where ProQuest presented the results of their research into student research behavior. In a plenary session, Jane Burke suggested... more

Charleston Conference with Lynn

Charleston is just about the sweetest place for a library conference ever. Bill and I drove down Tuesday and I read a really interesting book in the car, Studying Students: The Undergraduate Research Project at the University of Rochester. Members of the Coffee Shop Group and 4th floor Renovation Team will want to read Chapter... more