Celebrate Jazz

May 27th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

Benny Carter playing sax at the Jazz Bakery in Culver City, California, August 1995

This Saturday is International Jazz Day.  Get inspired by pictures from Los Angeles jazz photographers James Arkatov and Mark Weber.  Or check out some live music at UCLA’s 25th annual JazzReggae Festival.

Lynn DeLacy


Report on the Spring 2011 CNI Membership Meeting

May 20th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

About a month ago, I attended the Coalition for Networked Information Spring 2011 Membership Meeting at the invitation of UCLA library administration.  The audience for this meeting is primarily library administration and technical directors, so it turned out to be a quite different experience than other digital library conferences I have attended.  The meetings feature a “roadmap”, written by Cliff Lynch, CNI’s executive director, and tend to change topics as the interests among research libraries change.

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Happy Mother’s Day

May 6th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 1973.

Perhaps you can also sing your mother one of the songs from the Frontera collection? (do a search on “madre” to see all the songs regarding mothers).

Thanks to Claudia Horning, our metadata librarian, for pointing this photo out to us.