Category Archives: Professional Development

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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A day with OCLC!

It is always good to get away from the desk, see a bigger library perspective and have time to reflect on library practices. It is even better when there is information shared and discussions with colleagues from many different libraries. … 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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Librarians un-desked: CiL2014 Day 1

“The learners shall inherit the earth..” #CILDCpic.twitter.com/LL5ffH1aJT — JD Thomas (@techfun) April 7, 2014 It is so good to get away from the job for just a short time to see the bigger library-in-the-world picture at Computers In Libraries 2014. … Continue reading

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Medley: Professional Development

…ruminate random thoughts, readings and things that don’t blog long… medley. My notes from Handheld Librarian 9 (online conference) My notes from Lorcan Dempsey presentation, delivered to WRLC at Georgetown – March 5, 2014 Going to read immediately: Nancy Duarte: … Continue reading

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