With apologies to the list, the correct URL (with the added hyphen) for
tomorrow's web conference is http://www.opal-online.org/
No password is needed.
At 10:05 AM 12/11/2007, Judith K. Graves wrote:
>Here's another program in our series for OPAL (Online Programming for All
>Libraries). Please share this with your colleagues.
>Gifts to the Nation: American Treasures of the Library of Congress
>These are the gifts of generations past. They describe the exploits,
>strivings, accomplishments, and beliefs and attitudes of those who
>contributed, for better or for worse, to making us who we are as a
>nation. They were not given lightly danger lurked on the high seas or in
>acts of treason against the King of England; continuing failures preceded
>ultimate success; the spark of imagination required years of work to come
>They are here, at the Library of Congress, and now on display through the
>Library’s Web site, for all generations, present and future. Join us as
>we take you on a journey through a sampling of the more than 250 items
>that have been selected to represent the treasures that the Library holds.
>When: Wednesday, December 12, 2:00 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), 1:002:00
>p.m. Central Time
>NOTE: Allow yourself time to download the small software plugin needed to
>participate in the conference. Depending on your network security
>requirements, you may need assistance from your local technical support
>group to download and install the plugin. Actual installation should be
>very quick, depending on your computer and connectivity. All that is
>needed is a computer with an Internet connection, sound card, and
>speakers. A microphone will enable you to speak to the group.
>To attend, go to OPAL at http://www.opalonline.org/. From the Quick Links
>column on the left, choose Auditorium.
>1. Click the “Download Here” button in the light blue rectangle in the
>center of the screen.
>2. Follow the directions to download and install the plugin.
>3. Click the link in the orange rectangle to enter the room.
>4. A gray box will appear with text asking permission to launch an
>external application, web conference plugin. When the grayed out text
>“Launch application” becomes black, click the Launch application button.
>5. Type your name for the conference and click “Log on” to enter the
>For more information about upcoming programs, see Online Programming for
>All Libraries (OPAL) at http://www.opalonline.org/progschrono.html.
>To learn more about the Library of Congress, see http://www.loc.gov/,
>· Exhibitions http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/
>· American Treasures of the Library of
>· Virtual Programs & Services http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/
>Judith K. Graves
>Digital Projects Coordinator
>Library of Congress
>101 Independence Ave., SE
>Washington, DC 20540-4604
>Email: [log in to unmask]
>Virtual Programs & Services: http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/
>Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/
>*The statements and opinions herein expressed are my own.*
Judith K. Graves
Digital Projects Coordinator
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20540-4604
Email: [log in to unmask]
Virtual Programs & Services: http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/
Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/
*The statements and opinions herein expressed are my own.*