Category Archives: Skills

Attending a “Different” Conference

Last Friday, I attended the North Carolina Serials Conference for the first time. When I told my colleagues about signing up, some were surprised (since I don’t work with serials). But people who’d attended that conference before were supportive and … Continue reading

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Back to School

Yay! Classes start back this week! I’m taking “Intro to Digital Libraries” this semester, and my first class will be Thursday night. It’s the first class I’m taking that doesn’t require a textbook, but I’m sure we’ll be busy with … Continue reading

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Two Down, Zero to Go!

I finished my second presentation in my “Uses and Users of Information” class last night. Yay! While talking in front of the room is much less intimidating than it used to be, it’s nice to have that portion of my … Continue reading

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Talk the Talk

After months (years?) of talking about rejoining Toastmasters, I finally joined to new-to-me Toastmasters club this summer! I’ve been attending Blue Devil Toastmasters meetings twice a month since August, and I’m really enjoying it. Yesterday I gave the Icebreaker Speech. … Continue reading

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Online Class

I’m a week away from completing my first grad school online class! I decided to take a summer school class online, because it fit my schedule best, plus I was really curious. NC Central’s School of Library and Information Science … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Summer

Summers used to be so relaxing as a child, and even as a 2nd Grade teacher, summers were a delightful change of pace.  In the past 10+ years of work, though, summers have been a bit busier! Since my work … Continue reading

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Five on Friday: Five More iPad/iPhone Apps I Enjoy

1) WordPress: I write this blog using WordPress, so I like being able to check stats and posts on the app. I haven’t written a post using this app, but the capability is there. I look forward to trying that out … Continue reading

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