I’ve made some updates to the conference tips I shared last year before ALA. Hopefully, there is a little something for everyone, I’ve added a short packing list of things I can’t live without and a reading list with suggestions on networking and tips for introverts. Packing list These are the things I can NOT live without at conferences A good bag in a light … Continue reading ALA Survival Tips, New & Improved for #ALA11
Tomorrow I’m off for my first ALA conference, it was a bit of a last minute deal but I’m pleased to be attending! I will be blogging the sessions I attend both here and on LITA’s blog. When I found out I was going I sent out a call for tips on Twitter and got a some great responses on FriendFeed and Twitter. I’ve blogged … Continue reading My First ALA! Advice Tips and Tricks
Speakers at TED are given these Ten Commandments before speaking. I love them! They are pretty good guidelines even for those of us who aren’t speaking at Ted any time soon. Thou Shalt Not Simply Trot Out thy Usual Shtick Thou Shalt Dream a Great Dream, or Show Forth a Wondrous New Thing, Or Share Something Thou Hast Never Shared Before Thou Shalt Reveal thy … Continue reading The TED Commandments
I copied this post from The MLXperience to ask you – What DO you wish your patrons knew? Seattle Books Examiner’s Danielle Dreger-Babbitt took an informal poll of librarians in Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, New York City, and Portland about what they wish library patrons knew or did. Here’s the shortlist: 1. Use us! 2. We support Intellectual Freedom 3. Be respectful of our library … Continue reading What DO you wish your patrons knew?
At the end of the Becoming 2.0 four day workshop we all shared how we get organized. Let’s face it, most of us are expected to do more and more in the same amount of time. Some of the tips and tools the class shared were: Evernote, Getting Things Done, 43 Folders and Google notebook. I’ve read about to do lists and index cards on … Continue reading How do you get organized?