The archived audio recording of the March 10 session of CNI Conversations is now available at http://conversations.cni.org/ (to subscribe to the audio feed add http://conversations.cni.org/feed to iTunes, or any podcatcher). In this session, CNI Executive Director Clifford Lynch provides a preview of the CNI Spring 2010 Membership Meeting, and he discusses topics including the recent Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) meeting, the IMLS-sponsored WebWise conference, personal archives, and cloud computing in libraries.
Audio Recording [mp3 58:01 min.] March 10, 2010
The March 2010 CNI Conversations includes a quick overview of the upcoming CNI Spring 2010 Membership Meeting, by CNI Executive Director Clifford Lynch. Cliff provides brief descriptions of the plenaries and some of the breakout sessions. Cliff also discusses the recent Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) meeting as well as the IMLS-sponsored WebWise conference. Scientific collections and personal archives are also covered. Questions include confidential material in email archives and cloud computing for libraries.
The Nov. 2009 session of CNI Conversations featured a few highlights from the upcoming CNI member meeting by Executive Director Clifford Lynch. Cliff also discussed institutional repositories, the recent ARL/CNI special collections forum, and a new book of essays dedicated to Jim Gray. Participant questions included a request for an update on the Open Annotation Collaboration and comments on the Google Books negotiations. Joan Lippincott, CNI Associate Director, provided an update on the EDUCAUSE annual conference.