This is the first post of what we’re calling “Lunchtime listens.” The idea being that there’s LOTS of good audio/video out there of direct or peripheral interest to the documents community. We’re going to post them to FGI to make them more easily findable and give y’all something to do during your lunch breaks (alone or in groups as a brownbag viewing session 🙂 ) besides staring out the window (not that there’s anything *wrong* with staring out the window!). If you come across A/V that you’d like to share with FGI readers, please email us at admin AT freegovinfo DOT info.
And without further adieu, Check out the video from the 2007 code4lib conference in Athens, GA. Day one is online including keynote by Karen Schneider, Emily Lynema’s talk on “free the data,” breakout sessions and lightning talks. Their plan is to put video from the entire conference online. I know several people who went to Code4lib and were completely blown away by the energy, discussions, and community!
Code4lib is a “group for folks who are interested in the convergence of computers and library/information science.” In other words, they’re a growing community of library hackers, developers, open source advocates and fellow travelers who have an active listserv, irc channel etc for communication and support.
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