Sunday, September 30, 2007

Paul Otlet: Creator of the UDC

Paul Otlet is not as well known in the U.S. as other great leaders in the information science field. The Internet Archive provides access to "Alle Kennis van de Wereld (Biography of Paul Otlet)" (1998)










Saturday, September 29, 2007

National Book Festival, 2007

National Book Festival

Open World Leadership Presentation at Library of Congress

On September 28, the Open World Leadership Center sponsored a seminar at the Library of Congress for 50 visiting Russian librarians.

I gave a presentation, "Creating Content: Smithsonian Institution Libraries' Digital Library Program".

The seminar was part of a series of such events for the group that will be held around the country

(left, Hillwood Museum Library Director Kristen Reginia addresses the group)

Thursday, September 27, 2007

"Hatcher" skull cast, National Museum of Natural History


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Originally uploaded by martin_kalfatovic
Recent sidewalk construction has placed the cast of the skull of "Hatcher", the Smithsonian's Triceratops behind fencing. The juxtaposition of the skull, the flag, the barbed wire and the IRS building made for an interesting composition.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Last MLB game at RFK

Last game @ RFK: The Nationals beat the Phillies 5-3 in the last MLB game to be played at RFK statidum

Thursday, September 13, 2007

BHL Meeting in St. Louis (Missouri Botanical Garden)


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Originally uploaded by martin_kalfatovic
29 BHL staff members and guests gathered at the Missouri Botanical Garden for technical and planning meetings.

Saturday, September 08, 2007