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LISTen: The Podcast -- Episode #48

This week's episode is a brief one. After the run down of stories you might have missed, the program's engineer presents another installment of Tech for Techies. In the fourteenth installment of that segment, the engineer gives a brief overview of how to record audio at conferences and conventions. A lighter commentary is presented touching upon the need for authority control in today's increasingly interconnected world. The wrap-up contains a unique announcement.

There is no video planned for this week.

Related links:
DTV Transition Site
Presidential Transition Site
US Government Portal

11:17 minutes (8 MB)

LISTen: The Podcast -- Episode #56

While other podcasts are talking about the aftermath of MacWorld and CES, LISTen capitalizes instead on how it couldn't be there. This episode brings an installment of Tech for Techies that goes hardcore looking at planning online media production. A commentary is also presented in the matter of the upcoming change in policy by OCLC relating to data ownership. In between those two pieces an audio news release from the National Institutes of Health is aired relating to the availability of genetic data sets.

A vodcast episode has additionally been released this week. This is its embedded player:

Such can be directly downloaded from this link.

First referenced microblog post by Leo Laporte
Second referenced microblog post by Leo Laporte
Code4Lib wiki page on the OCLC policy matter
Library Journal report on the policy matter

17:22 minutes (8 MB)

LISTen: An Podcast -- Episode #64

Does your library have valet parking? In this week's edition of LISTen we have a patron perspective from the host of Tech for Techies about a shopping mall based branch of a public library in the Las Vegas Valley. Through being located in the Galleria mall at Sunset, this branch indirectly does.

After taking a look at a unique library setting through a patron's eyes, a round-up of coming events is also presented.

Henderson District Public Library locations
Galleria Mall Website
Cuyahoga County Public Library Richmond Town Square Branch
Article on economic troubles mentioned during the calendar segment

11:04 minutes (8 MB)