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Portland Bound!

A few months ago, a former library school classmate (who’s now a librarian) asked if I’d be part of a panel proposal based on an article he and two of his librarian colleagues published, called “Factors that Increase the Probability … Continue reading

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Better Luck Next Time

In the past few days, I learned that our ALA Student Chapter of the Year nomination didn’t make the cut; neither did the Hack Library School ALA Conversation Starter proposal I contributed to.¬† I learned some things from both, though, … Continue reading

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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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ALA Midwinter Meeting 2014

Late last month, I attended American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting 2014 in Philadelphia. Although it was my second ALA conference, it was my first Midwinter Meeting, as well as my first visit to Philadelphia in several decades, and I … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things I Learned at My First ALA Annual Conference

My first ALA Annual Conference, like many “firsts,” is one that I will never forget! I’ve never seen so many librarians in one place–which was amazing all by itself, and visiting Anaheim and Disneyland for the first time was a … Continue reading

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One Down, One to Go

I found out this morning that my presentation proposal from the March 2011 conference didn’t get accepted. (Rats!) I’m still waiting to hear about the essay proposal. The last email about that indicated they’d hoped to let everyone know last … Continue reading

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Trying My Hand at Something New

I decided to apply to be a presenter at a local library conference, my first experience trying something like this! The deadline is this coming Monday, but I submitted it yesterday. I’ll find out in about a month¬† (November 19, … Continue reading

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