Early Posts from ASIS&T: Sunday
While I would like to add thoughtful commentary and analysis -- I don't have much time so I'll just put some quick observations down. Hopefully there will be time for more complete coverage when I'm back to being fully connected (I'm sitting in the lovely Providence Library
CE Session: Personal Information Management in Theory and Practice
by William Jones
(and Harry Bruce who is in Washington, getting over Pneumonia)
From University of Washington Information School
, Keeping Found Things Found Project
Dr. Jones is a specialist in Cognitive Psychology, so he really had a different point of view.
Plenary Session: JC Herz
I was a bit concerned that she would cover some of the really trite things we hear (technology x will save the world...), but she was actually really cool. She talked about social networks, blogs, wikis, a-lists/power law, group as user, community formed around the sims...
E-Science: The New Environment for Scientific and Technical Information Managment
Welcome Reception, SIG Rush
- Harnessing grid computing to do science
- How EPA is doing portals for science (and not, in any way, using their libraries/librarians)
- How the JISC just unveiled a new project for ?
Weak food. No actual SIG representatives to try to recruit us for their SIGs!