Monthly Archives: January 2012

The First Rule of ALA Executive Board is You Don’t Talk About ALA Executive Board

Ok, not really. At least, I don’t think so. Based on how many people I talked with at MidWinter who didn’t know about the election process or what Executive Board does it might be. Several people contacted me and asked me to elaborate on the Executive Board process and experience I mentioned in my MidWinter reflections post. […]

How Useful Are the Top Ten Link Posts?

This year has brought many changes, one of them is less blogging. It is hard to believe there was a point when I blogged everyday, now I spend my 5am-6am time studying. At the beginning of 2010 I decide to try something new and each week pick the top ten, the best of the best […]

Why Are You Here? Reflections on ALA MidWinter #alamw12

This Midwinter was different for me. It is the first one I have attended since returning to school full-time. It means I paid my own way, every penny of it, and I was on my own time. It also means I chose to have my badge just say my name and city and state. This […]

Sign Up For Library Day in the Life Round 8! #libday8

I can’t believe it but it’s almost time for Round 8 of Library Day in the Life Project! It will run January 30th through February 5th. What is the Library Day in the Life Project? It’s a chance to share your day, or week, with other librarians and hopefully the public at large. It started when I come […]

My Interview on Circulating Ideas

Last month I (finally) had the opportunity to speak to Steve Thomas of Circulating Ideas. We had been trying to get together since April when I first met him at a meeting of the North Georgia Library Association. I’ve been a big supporter of Steve and Circulating Ideas since it was a twinkle in his […]

My “Perfect” System for Storing, Organizing, Reading and Annotating PDFs

I have been looking for the perfect pdf reader for a long time. You may remember that earlier this year I returned the Kindle DX after it failed to live up to my requirements. Here is what I was looking for: ability to highlight ability to make notes ability to export those notes & highlights (I […]

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