Category Conferences

Should You Ask Permission to Live-Tweet an Conference Session?

I came across this great post from the American Historical Society – “The Dos and Don’ts of Live-Tweeting at an Academic Conference: An Update” which has some great suggestions (see below for the abridged version or click on through for full text – it worth reading the full text btw). But I have a question […]

10 Reasons You Should Attend Internet Librarian 2011 #IL2011

It’s no secret that Internet Librarian is my favorite library conference. Let’s just skip over the location, sure is amazing, and if you’re trying to choose between 2 similar conference the fact that one takes place in Monterey should sway you. But when you’re looking to convince your boss that you need to go “there are sea […]

Beyond Books: News, Literacy, Democracy and America’s Libraries Work Session

This work session for librarians, journalist and citizens will take place starting April 6th, so mark your calendars.  There are some fellowships for attendance for grad students available and you can browse the list of registered attendees. I wish I were able to attend this but I’ll be following closely online through the blog and Twitter (hashtag […]

TechSoup Global Contributors Summit Notes

Last week I had the honor of attending the TechSoup Global Contributors Summit. When I received the invitation from Sarah at TechSoup for Libraries I knew I had to go for several reason including escaping the echo chamber and it was at the Microsoft campus in Silicon Valley. :-) Some background about TechSoup: TechSoup is a nonprofit with […]

TedX Atlanta Re:solve

Last week in the midst of a personal crisis (one of my doggies had emergency surgery and they are my babies) I received some exciting news – an invitation to TedX Atlanta! For those of you not familiar with Ted and Tedx Events some background info: TED is an annual event where some of the […]

Women Who Tech TeleSummit

I’m excited to be attending the Women Who Tech TeleSummit. Four reasons I’m attending and you should too: 1. It is for women, sorry boys but we do seem to be under represented on the tech side of library issues. 2. It’s a telesummit, and its affordable! I happily paid the fee. 3. It’s not a […]

My Notes from LITA Top Tech Trends at ALA MidWinter

The panel consisted of David Walker, Amanda Etches-Johnson, Joe Murphy, Lauren Pressley, Jason Griffey and was moderated by Greg Silvis David Watson discovery systems to get the rss for a specific journal you need to visit the specific site or vendor, different silos for information, need to wait for vendors to create mobile system bring […]


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