And they're doing an excellent job now responding on this list, letting us know what's going on and answering our questions. I haven't been here as long as Prat and Shelley, but, small as it is, this staff is the most communicative since Jesse and Marissa. Cindy --- Pratik Patel <pratikp1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I'm guessing just the volunteers and users. Since > this is a chat organized by volunteers and there has > been no commitment of time from Bookshare, it is > probably not possible for staff to attend this > session. I am certain staff will have plenty of > opportunities over the summer to speak with users > and/or volunteers at conventions. > > Pratik > > > -----Original Message----- > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of E. > Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 7:59 PM > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: An Invitation To The > New Bookshare Chat Room > > Moth? > > E. nica is this a chat which is to be attended by > staff, volunteers > or both? > At 03:08 PM 6/5/2007, you wrote: > > > FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE > > > >Bookshare Online Chat Room To Open Friday, June 8, > 2007 > > > >In an effort to utilize the power of the Internet > to enhance communication > >between those of us who are actively working to > expand the Bookshare.org > >collection, , a special initiative is being > launched Friday of this week at > >1:00 p.m. Pacific, 2:00 p.m. Mountain, 3:00 p.m. > Central, and 4:00 p.m. > >Eastern in the newly created Bookshare Chat Room. > > > >Bookshare members and volunteers reside in many > parts of the world so > >attending a meeting in a brick and mortar building > isn't possible. The chat > >room will allow everyone to attend and share ideas, > get answers to questions > >immediately, and form a community of friends with a > common interest without > >leaving home or office. > > > >During this first meeting, we will want to decide > the best day, time, and > >duration for the next and subsequent weekly > meetings. Also, we will > >brainstorm ideas for topics to discuss in the weeks > ahead. > > > >All you need to attend is a PC running Windows 2000 > or later, an Internet > >connection, a sound card, and speakers. A > microphone will be needed to allow > >you to interact audibly with each other. If, > however, you do not have a > >microphone, text chatting will be available. > > > >The Bookshare Chat Room is located at: > > > >http://tinyurl.com/2avczp > > > >If this is the first time you have entered a > Talking Communities chat room, > >you will need to install and then run the Talkcom > software. It is very small > >and safe to install on your computer. > > > >When the installation is complete, return to the > sign-in screen and select > >the Enter Room button. Enter your first and last > name, Leave the Password > >field blank. > >tab to the log in button, and press Enter. > > > >That's it. You will be in the chat room and can > begin talking with others in > >the room by pressing and holding down the Control > key. > > > >Recording of each session is available. This will > enable each attendee to > >capture the event on his/her own computer for > future reference and note > >taking. > > > >Remember, too, that the room is open 24/7 so you > are free to stop by any > >time. > > > >Mark your calendars right away so you will be a > part of this new event. . > >Also, invite all your friends. Seating is > unlimited. > > > >See you Friday, June 8! > > > >For additional information, contact: > > > >Jane Dickison - jane53@xxxxxxxxx > > > >Susan Lumpkin - slumpkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > > >Pat Price - pat@xxxxxxxxxxxx > > > > > >PLEASE NOTE; > >This online live chat is entirely an activity of > Bookshare volunteers but > >the Benetech staff applauds the formation of this > community and promises to > >join us when their time permits. > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email > to > >bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > >put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. 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