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The Disparate Languages of Libraries and Politics

This is an excerpt from my article in the Political Librarian. You can download the full article here.

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone when I say that the political landscape in America has drastically changed. 261 more words

Event Recap - Flappers & Fitzgerald: Party with Gatsby!

 Some of you may remember the Harry Potter Holiday Feast that I shared last year. This year we did another literary-themed event —  Flappers & Fitzgerald: Party with Gatsby! 199 more words


Scrapbook of Reflections: The Journey Begins: or Finding Pride in Librarianship

2016 was a tough year to be LGBTIQA+: the threat of a pointless and divisive marriage equality plebiscite loomed over us, funding to the Safe Schools Coalition was cut and its founders were attacked in the media, the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando was heartbreaking, as was the suicide of Tyler Unsworth, and Bowie and George Michael left us. 1,389 more words


JA: Technology Skills in the Workplace | Maceli & Burke | Information Technology and Libraries #Libraries #LIS #tech #skills #information #research

Abstract: Information technology serves as an essential tool for today’s information professional, with a need for ongoing research attention to assess the technological directions of the field over time. 114 more words


7 ideas for flexible LIS careers | Infonista #LIS #careers #jobs #librarianship #employment

Workforce experts are saying that by 2020 four of every ten workers will be a member of the “contingent workforce” – that is, freelancers, contractors, or temporary employees. 73 more words


Build Your Library's Influence in the Community with Power Mapping

This post is the third in a series on tools from political campaigns that can be used to arm librarians in the face of growing opposition during the Trump era where anti-tax and anti-government sentiments have a much stronger voice than ever before.

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Possibility and imagination: a personal exploration of #research and #librarianship


Libraries and research have a symbiotic relationship. Researchers depend on libraries and the collections and information services we curate and libraries depend on researchers and writers, and their publishers, to deliver the stuff that we make available. 108 more words