Labortech '08 panel

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* '''Independent libraries and collaborative services: (James and Shannon 20min)''' * '''Independent libraries and collaborative services: (James and Shannon 20min)'''
-** [http://radicalreference.info radical reference] (librarians working collaboratively)+** [http://radicalreference.info radical reference]: librarians working collectively and collaboratively
*** Background/history of radical reference *** Background/history of radical reference
*** radical reference as an open-source organization *** radical reference as an open-source organization
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**** [http://freegovinfo.info/files/freegovinfo.info/digitalletters_issue7.pdf "Radical Reference: an open-source organization." (PDF)] **** [http://freegovinfo.info/files/freegovinfo.info/digitalletters_issue7.pdf "Radical Reference: an open-source organization." (PDF)]
**** [http://radicalreference.info/documents/Library%20Service%20to%20Labor%20Unions%20%20.pdf Library Service to Labor Unions] (article from 1948) **** [http://radicalreference.info/documents/Library%20Service%20to%20Labor%20Unions%20%20.pdf Library Service to Labor Unions] (article from 1948)
-** [[Holt Labor Library]]: Shannon Sheppard. [http://www.slideshare.net/HoltLaborLibrary/labor-tech-2008-pt1-presentation]+** [http://holtlaborlibrary.org Holt Labor Library]: Shannon Sheppard. [http://www.slideshare.net/HoltLaborLibrary/labor-tech-2008-pt1-presentation Presentation part 1]
** [http://radicalreference.info/altlibraries List of Alternative libraries] ** [http://radicalreference.info/altlibraries List of Alternative libraries]
-* '''resources of interest (James, Shannon and Eli 15min)'''+* '''resources of interest (James, Shannon and Eli 20min)'''
** Public libraries!! [http://worldcat.org WorldCat] ** Public libraries!! [http://worldcat.org WorldCat]
** [http://radicalreference.info Radical reference research help] ** [http://radicalreference.info Radical reference research help]
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** [http://www.opencongress.org/ Open Congress - track bills, votes, congress critters] ** [http://www.opencongress.org/ Open Congress - track bills, votes, congress critters]
** [http://www.everyblock.com/ Every Block - media, demographic and governmental data at the local level, block by block] ** [http://www.everyblock.com/ Every Block - media, demographic and governmental data at the local level, block by block]
- +** [http://www.laborradio.org/ Workers Independent News]
 +** [http://mediafreedom.pnn.com/5174-independent-news-sources Personal News Network (PNN)] (from [http://www.projectcensored.org/ ProjectCensored])
 +** [http://theuptake.com/ The Uptake]
* '''Ideas to explore:''' * '''Ideas to explore:'''
-** Commodification of information+ 
-** Googlization of everything (yes that's the name of a [http://www.googlizationofeverything.com/ blog & book-in-progress by Siva Vaidhyanathan]+These are common memes that librarians deal with and we'd be happy to discuss if people are interested. We will not necessarily hit on every issue listed here.
-** [http://creativecommons.org Creative commons], [http://questioncopyright.org copyright] and "intellectual property" on the internet+* Commodification of information
-** Privacy on the internet (Here's a hint: make sure you use [http://www.scroogle.org/cgi-bin/scraper.htm scroogle INSTEAD of google] for anonymous Web search, and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_(anonymity_network) Tor] for anonymous surfing!)+* Googlization of everything (yes that's the name of a [http://www.googlizationofeverything.com/ blog & book-in-progress by Siva Vaidhyanathan]
 +* [http://creativecommons.org Creative commons], [http://questioncopyright.org copyright] and "intellectual property" on the internet
 +* Privacy on the internet (Here's a hint: make sure you use [http://www.scroogle.org/cgi-bin/scraper.htm scroogle INSTEAD of google] for anonymous Web search, and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_(anonymity_network) Tor] for anonymous surfing!)

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LaborTech '08 conference


Working title: Information tools for the labor movement: libraries, privacy, & free resources

  • libraries and privacy ( Eli 20min)
    • Libraries, Social Networking and Privacy
      • What is Privacy? “THE RIGHT TO BE LEFT ALONE” - Louis Brandeis
    • From the Outside in: Who Can Gain Access to Your Records
    • From the Inside Out: Who Can See What You Post Online
    • Threshold Issues:
    • What You Can Do
      • Keep in Mind How Sticky and Easy to Find Your Info May Be
      • Use Privacy Controls When Practical
        • Always Easier to Make Private Info Public than to Make Public Info Private
      • When Possible, Pick Social Networking Apps That Support Your Privacy
      • Ask For More/Better Privacy Filters and Features on the Platforms You Do Use



  • Ideas to explore:

These are common memes that librarians deal with and we'd be happy to discuss if people are interested. We will not necessarily hit on every issue listed here.