Committee Meeting Schedule

Committee Meeting Schedule

Committees are the heart of AMIA, playing a crucial role in program development, strategic direction, and fulfilling the mission of the organization.  Committee meetings are open to all attendees.   Thursday . November 30 12:00 PM Meeting: Open Source Committee 12:00 PM Meeting: Cataloging and Metadata Committee 12:00 PM Meeting: Publications Committee 1:00 PM Meeting: PBCore Advisory Sub-Committee 1:00 PM Meeting: Moving...

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Transportation

Transportation

“If New Orleans is not fully in the mainstream of culture, neither is it fully in the mainstream of time. Lacking a well-defined present, it lives somewhere between its past and its future, as if uncertain whether to advance or to retreat. Perhaps it is its perpetual ambivalence that is its secret charm. Somewhere between Preservation Hall and the Superdome, between voodoo and cybernetics, New Orleans listens eagerly to the seductive promises...

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Music & Theatres

Music & Theatres

“Through pestilence, hurricanes, and conflagrations the people continued to sing. They sang through the long oppressive years of conquering the swampland and fortifying the town against the ever threatening Mississippi. They are singing today. An irrepressible joie de vivre maintains the unbroken thread of music through the air. Yet, on occasion, if you ask an overburdened citizen why he is singing so gaily, he will give the time-honored...

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New Orleans: See & Go

New Orleans:  See & Go

“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851   Amistad Research Center – Amistad is a library and archives founded to document race relations and America’s racial and ethnic heritage. It has a rotating exhibition space where it displays manuscript material and fine art from its collections on a quarterly...

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New Orleans Food & Drink

New Orleans Food & Drink

“We dance even if there’s no radio. We drink at funerals. We talk too much and laugh too loud and live too large and, frankly, we’re suspicious of others who don’t.” – Chris Rose, 1 Dead in Attic, 2006   Cafe du Monde – No trip to New Orleans is complete without beignets and cafe au lait from Cafe du Monde in the French Quarter. Wear something you don’t mind getting powdered sugar on!  AND it’s open 24 hours for...

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