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Entries from August 2006

BarCamp Vancouver

August 28th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Meetings & Presentations

I had the pleasure of attending the BarCamp Vancouver (un)conference this weekend. A BarCamp is an open, participatory workshop-event, where the meeting logistics and the tech-oriented content are organized collaboratively by the attendees. BarCamp Vancouver was part of the worldwide BarCampEarth, a series of simultaneous BarCamps taking place around the world between August 25-27, 2006. [...]

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More Open Source Software for Archives

August 7th, 2006 · 4 Comments · ICA-AtoM

In a previous post, I announced that the consulting project that I am working on this summer is the development of ICA-AtoM, an open-source archival description application for the International Council on Archives. In the meanwhile, two other open-source archives application projects have recently cropped up. For the past 8 years or so, I have [...]

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SAA 2006 Annual Conference

August 6th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Meetings & Presentations

I am on the plane home right now, flying back from attending and presenting at the Society of American Archivists’ 2006 annual conference in Washington, D.C.. There was a great turnout (about 500 people) at the “Finding Aids: The Next Generation” session in which I participated along with James Sweeney from the University of Michigan’s [...]

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