I was at Bloomington during Christmas. IND really is a nice airport and the
wifi is free.
I hope everyone has a great conference!
On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 3:44 PM, Haines, Anne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Driving to the IND airport from Bloomington takes just over an hour,
> although the shuttle may take a little longer (the Bloomington Shuttle takes
> a little over 90 minutes as it makes several additional stops after leaving
> the IMU; I'm not sure about the Star of America). My experience with the
> shuttles is that they are generally pretty good about being on time even
> when the weather is not great.
> Not counting any time spent retrieving luggage, you can usually make it
> from your gate to the shuttle fairly comfortably in half an hour or less
> upon arrival, though I like to allow more time just to be safe.
> I would say the 10:40 shuttle should work to get you to your 2:37 flight;
> especially with international travel, I wouldn't want to cut it much closer
> than that. The IND airport is very new and quite nice, with lots of places
> to shop or get a bite to eat (and I believe the wi-fi is still free -
> someone will correct me if I'm wrong!) so if you took an earlier shuttle you
> would not have to worry too much about filling the extra time.
> We Bloomingtonians look forward to meeting all of you!
> Anne Haines
> Libraries Website Editor
> Digital User Experience Department
> Herman B Wells Library W501
> 1320 E. Tenth St. | Bloomington, IN 47405
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Jakub Skoczen
> Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 9:26 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2011 Update
> Thanks for the update and shuttle times. I'll be flying in to IND on
> Saturday at 6:52 PM so hopefully I'll make it for the 8:20 Star of
> America shuttle. Anyone else coming around the same time? Any idea how
> long does it take to get to the IND airport from Bloomington? I have a
> flight back to Copenhagen on Thursday at 2:37 PM. What's the preferred
> shuttle then, the 10:40 one?
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 5:50 PM, McDonald, Robert H.
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > Just a few updates on our upcoming code4lib 2011 conference here in
> Bloomington, IN.
> > As of this week we contacted everyone on the wait list to let them know
> if we have any more space. As of now we are at capacity for the event. If we
> have any cancellations we will contact people on the wait list in time order
> and see if they are still interested in attending.
> > As for wireless access for the event. I have been working with our
> central wireless networking group here at IU and we are replacing all access
> points in the IMU and hotel with new ones from HP that handle wireless
> 802.11 abgn.
> > Our central wireless group has recommended that if everyone has an
> 802.11n card (5Ghz radio spectrum) in their device that they will likely
> have a much better experience for connectivity - it does not mean that you
> have to have one it will just be better download speeds etc. If you use a
> newer apple product that is the case - if you have an n card in a windows7
> device you can in most cases set that for being n channel radio all the
> time. Everyone will have their own IU wireless login for the duration of the
> event that will work across the entire IU campus. We are also installing
> some wired ethernet connections for folks who need to make large downloads
> etc. within Alumni Hall and will have dedicated wired connections for all
> > Shuttle Service from IND (Indianapolis International Airport) to
> Bloomington - There are two shuttle's that can bring you from IND to the IU
> Indiana Memorial Union and to some other hotels in Bloomington as well. We
> have contacted these groups to let them know the general size of our group
> etc. These shuttle's handle large groups all the time - however, if you plan
> to use these shuttle's I would recommend setting this up before hand
> especially if you are taking the shuttle back to IND on Thurs Feb 10
> immediately after the conference - this way the shuttle's can plan for a
> larger bus if needed.
> > The shuttle information is listed below:
> > Bloomington Shuttle Service - 800-589-6004
> > http://www.bloomingtonshuttle.com/
> > Shuttle at IND to Bloomington -
> > Star of America - 800-228-0814
> > http://www.charterstaramerica.com/
> > Shuttle at IND to Bloomington
> > We are working to get up the final schedule on the code4lib.org site
> this weekend and will make an announcement when this is ready.
> > Thanks again for all of your support in making Code4Lib 2011 a great
> > Best,
> > Robert
> > **********************************
> > Robert H. McDonald
> > Associate Dean for Library Technologies and Digital Libraries
> > Associate Director, Data to Insight Center-Pervasive Technology Institute
> > Executive Director, Kuali OLE
> > Indiana University
> > Herman B Wells Library 234
> > 1320 East 10th Street
> > Bloomington, IN 47405
> > Phone: 812-856-4834
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