Monthly Archives: July 2011

Google Calendar (cpd23 Thing 8)

Google Calendar is the next tool to explore on the 23 Things for Professional Development blog. I’m already a big fan of Google Calendar, actually, so I’m glad to see the plug on “23 Things.” I’m revisiting Google Calendar as … Continue reading

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Happy Bloggiversary!

One year ago this week, I started this blog as a way to document my path to library school! It makes me smile to thing about the support I’ve gotten family, friends, and readers, over the past year, as I’ve … Continue reading

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Show Me the Money!

Well, I did it, I paid for my first semester of grad school today! Now it feels like I’m really doing it, starting my masters in library science next month! Wow! It feels big for a couple of reasons (at … Continue reading

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Getting Involved in Professional Organizations

Face-to-face networking and professional organization involvement are the topics of “Thing 7” on the 23 Things for Professional Development blog. This topic reminds me of moving to the area to work at Duke. I decided to get involved in several … Continue reading

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Online Networks

Ah, social networking! The 23 Things for Professional Development blog picked another good one for Thing 6! This is a topic that really fascinates me, and I’ve enjoyed getting connected with other librarians and library students on different social networks … Continue reading

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Taking the Time to Reflect

“Reflective Practice” is Thing 5 on the list of 23 Things for Professional Development. Funny how, most days, I feel too busy to spend time “just” reflecting,” Usually I’m multitasking in some way while I’m thinking about other things. Maybe … Continue reading

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Google+ (aka GooglePlus)

I received an invitation to Google+ yesterday, and have enjoyed poking around the website a bit, especially from the library-student-exploring-new-technology perspective. I like several things about it, including the ability to create and add people to “circles.” ¬†I must admit … Continue reading

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Even Library Students Can Study Abroad

At NCCU School of Library and Information Science, where I’m starting next month (yay!), they offer a mini study abroad program in Copenhagen, Denmark, during two weeks of a summer session. One of the SLIS professors leads the group each … Continue reading

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Staycation Comes to an End

Well, I’m at the end of my¬†staycation, which started on July 1. I must admit, it’s been one of the nicest staycations I’ve ever had! It was long enough to get some things done, relax, spend time with friends and … Continue reading

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Current Awareness (CPD23 Thing 4)

The current “thing” on 23 Things for Professional Development is “current awareness,” in the form of Twitter, RSS, and Pushnote. I’m already a Twitter user, though I must admit to using it sporadically. When I have a question to throw … Continue reading

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