Archive:2007-08-01

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RSVP

If you plan to attend this meeting, please RSVP here! Please list your chapter, and link to your userpage on the wiki if you like.

Agenda

Administrative note

  • How to run meetings better
    • Start on time
    • Tools to better communicate meetings
    • Volunteers to remind people of meetings
    • Team or project contacts:
      • Be there (or send a representative)
      • Add your news to the agenda in advance
      • Prepare in advance
    • Attendees: Read the agenda in advance

Reports from existing volunteer projects

Web Team

  • Progress on existing projects (see bugs on Launchpad)
    • Bugs closed since last meeting:
    • Progress made on bugs since last meeting:
    • Other accomplishments:
  • Help wanted
  • How to get involved

Fundraising

  • Progress on existing projects
  • Help wanted
  • How to get involved
    • Mailing list: [3]

Free Culture Labs

  • Progress on existing projects
    • Opensearch: public domain texts search for college students
    • Swapnotes: interactive open access repository of student e-prints and working papers
  • Help wanted
    • Contact Congress system
    • Package stet
    • Package Gobby for OS X
    • Maintain CULATOR
    • Maintain Free Your PC CD
    • Maintain Free Thesis Project
  • How to get involved
    • Mailing list: [4]

Help wanted

Post requests for help (that are not specific to a team) and new proposals here

Old

  • Blog:
    • (upcoming) New York Times article about FreeCulture.org and open access to research (watch here)
      • This might not be "upcoming" very soon, or ever -- the Education Life supplement was released on 2007-07-29, sans the story on FC.o.
  • Campus concerts
  • Wiki cleanup
  • Hill visits

New

Minutes

Log

A log of the IRC chat is available at $log.

Attendance

  • Gavin Baker, University of Florida (alumnus)
  • Nick L., Swarthmore College
  • Asheesh Laroia, Web Team
  • (parially) Mark Sisley, University of Florida
  • (partially) Nelson Pavlosky, George Mason University Law / Swarthmore College (alumnus)

Reports from existing volunteer projects

Web Team

Fundraising

Free Culture Labs

Help wanted

Next Meeting

The next volunteers meeting will be $next at $time (convert to your time zone) in #freeculture (see IRC for help).