[bksvol-discuss] Re: An Invitation To The New Bookshare Chat Room

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-----
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> 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.
> >
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