Category Archives: Conferences

Libraries, conferences & perpetual learning

To begin, this is just an aside about why it is important to write up conference experiences and why blog. This is the heady, humanizing work that happens when you write for general readers. It’s complexity enacted through connections. From … Continue reading

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Passion and the library conference!

Hamilton + libraries #cildc (esp for anyone w/panels in the Jefferson room) https://t.co/FKdCGGPTrE — Robin (@thetenthscholar) March 8, 2016 The most fun in life is to share experiences and passion! Yesterday I had a chance to twitter converse (is that … Continue reading

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Computers in Libraries 2015

I am not a “sketcher” I virtually attended the first day of Computers in Library 2015 Presentations (CiL2015) in Washington, DC as I manned the reference desk. I did this by watching the twitter stream #cildc hashtag. I had a … Continue reading

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Washington Post books it!

This post should really be titled YES! that’s what I think. Reading is a life force for me and I suspect many others. Today’s Washington Post Outlook section is entitled: Overbooked: What, and How, to Read – Washington Post (April … Continue reading

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Tactical Librarianism: CiL2014 Day 3

#TacticalLibrarianism was coined today by Librarian Adam Traub from RIT paraphrasing Mike Lydon author of Tactical Urbanism and this morning’s keynote presentation by the same name. City planners remind us of the power of Short Term Action |Long Term change. … Continue reading

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Librarians off the path: CiL2014 Day 2

My thanks to JD Thomas @techfun for these great quotes graphics! Correction added – Giving credit where credit is due by Chad Boeninger @cfbeoninger “We shouldn’t be concerned about libraries without books but libraries without librarians.” / @cfboeninger at #CILDC … Continue reading

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“Research depends on it”

Thanks, Dr. Karen Plaut for the most memorable line from Day 1 of the Data Information Literacy Symposium. Her quote (see title!) is in reply to the question “Why do I care about data information literacy?” Dr. Plaut also mentioned … Continue reading

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More on CiL2013

CiL2013 Notes: Tuesday, April 9 This year, CiL seemed to really put the Computers (all things tech) back into this conference! [NOTE: Just capturing information here; will write further notes] IMPORTANT NOTE: Get back to this ASAP –  Nebraska Learns … Continue reading

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Cil2013 Day 1 or conference going!

KeyNote : More business; more iPhones being purchased than babies being born; subscription economy; clients; relationship management business; Amazon effect for libraries. Not inspiring. I believe that Libraries are their own special entity. We are better served by visionaries like … Continue reading

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April is for baseball, poetry and libraries!

Can’t wait! One of my favorite days is April 15 – Jackie Robinson day! Celebrating a real life hero and good guy. And looking forward to seeing the movie next weekend – “42”. I love April! It is poetry month. … Continue reading

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