fun thing – Uncontrolled Vocabulary

amy posted this March 19th, 2008 | filed under: 2.0 fun, discovery, inspire me! | 5 comments »

*over the past few months i’ve discovered oh-so-many blogs and podcasts that i consider required reading/listening. i’m going to try and blog weekly about one of them and why i think LIS students – hell, even regular library-folk – ought to check them out.*

Uncontrolled Vocabulary is “A weekly live interactive roundtable discussion of all things library”. the podcast is recorded Wednesday nights at 10pmEST and here’s the kicker, ANYONE can join in (thanks to TalkShoe). if you can’t join in during the recording, you can always check out the podcast which is posted to the blog shortly after the recording. (and downloadable from TalkShoe.)

the issues to be discussed are posted before the show is recorded, and they are always timely. and the invited guests are, frankly, some. really. interesting. folk.

i can’t recommend it enough. i’m busy catching up on all 33 previous episodes.

oh, and i found out about it through the Twittersphere – which continues to amaze me as a LIS resource.


5 Comments on “fun thing – Uncontrolled Vocabulary”

  1. 1 Connie Crosby said at 10:16 pm on March 19th, 2008:

    Hey Jambina–great catch. I hope you and your readers will join us live sometime! It is a lot of fun to take part in the live talk show and show your stuff about the current library issues. 😉

    Cheers,
    Connie

  2. 2 Connie Crosby said at 10:17 pm on March 19th, 2008:

    Oh–and Greg tells me you were on tonight’s call. Kudos!!

  3. 3 Greg said at 10:34 pm on March 19th, 2008:

    Hey, thanks for the link love! When are you going to call in?

  4. 4 Jason Puckett said at 9:34 am on March 20th, 2008:

    I keep wanting to call in myself! 10pm is just a tough time for me on a weeknight, more so this semester since I’ve got an 8-10 class.

  5. 5 in forming thoughts » Blog Archive » adieu uncontrolled vocabulary said at 7:14 pm on February 24th, 2009:

    […] saddens me because the show was one of the first LIS-related but non-library school things i discovered out there on the intertubes. talking about real life LIS issues! getting the dirt on […]


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