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Getting Started on Records Scheduling

There was a post on SAA’s College and University Archives listserv (subscriber only, sorry) this week about a problem that is all too common in many of our institutions: The Archives is expected to keep *everything* and is not given sufficient guidance/resources to do so. 831 more words

Outreach And Education

My blog post for LISNPN

I recently wrote a blog post for the LIS New Professionals Network charting my journey in the library world. It really helped me chart my progress over the last 10 years. 49 more words


An Introduction to CILIP Mentoring - workshop and information session

Reasons for attending the workshop
I thought this workshop and information session would be a useful refresher to what is involved in being a good mentor. 728 more words

Library Times

Is That Your Final Answer?: Why Choosing A Career In Student Affairs Isn’t For Everyone

So, as promised, I’m back with what I hope will be the first of many new posts on the reinvigorated GotDegrees- and you’re probably thinking, … 2,081 more words

Student Affairs

Help us identify topics for the 2016 IFLA/ALA #newlibgc free webinars

Dear colleagues:

We are planning our 2016 #newlibgc webinars and we need your help to identify new topics!

For the fifth consecutive year, IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group are partnering with the American Library Association to present a series of free quarterly webinars on issues of interest to new librarians, library associations and library schools, library-decision makers, and all library workers. 118 more words


Stocks, Shares & Skeletons

The marvellously named William Horatio Nelson Myers (1803-1869) was a well-heeled stock and share broker from our Leeds cohort. His story highlights the role of the educational society in middle-class and professional life in a fascinating way. 775 more words

Victorian Professions Project

What Every New SA Pro Should Know - Q & A with Gavin Henning

I had the opportunity to interview ACPA President, Gavin Henning, on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Gavin has been in the field for 22 years, and began in 1993 as a Residence Hall Director at the… 1,380 more words