Last week, I had the opportunity to give the opening keynote speech at the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) workshop at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. And you guys, it was awesome. I think this was the most comfortable I’ve ever felt speaking in front of an audience because the entire workshop was designed to get […]
Social Networking and the Academic Library
I read an interesting article for my Reference class this past week: Quality Through Improved Service: The Implementation of Social Networking Tools in an Academic Library by Cecilia Penzhorn. I found it extremely useful for use in the Academic setting, so I thought I would comment and share: Open access is becoming more and more […]
Pennsylvania Library Association conference 2012
So, I want to share some thoughts and musings on the PaLA 2012 annual conference in Gettysburg, PA this year. I was so fortunate to be able to go since I currently work in Texas, and it was wonderful being able to see my friends and old colleagues. I also got to have a little […]
What does a librarian do, exactly?
This has been a question my family has been asking me for quite some time now. And frankly, I am not sure what to tell them. Through my first semester at Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s MLS program, I have found that librarians do EVERYTHING. It seems that our work is never done. It could be […]