One of my favorite fellow librarians referenced something I wrote on Twitter the other day. Please take a second and read Meredith Farkas’ The ballad of the sad instruction librarian. Here is my response: tl:dr students not getting the best learning experience possible is the only problem worth our attention.
tl;dr Library Instruction West is a Marvelous Conference. My brain is still buzzing and feels pleasantly tingly from all of the good thoughts, emotions, and interactions I had at the Library Instruction West 2014 conference. I walked away energized by the people I met and by the content they shared. Portland State University was a fantastic […]
**This post was originally published in ACRL TechConnect on March 4, 2013*** The Mobile App Design Process Tube Map: Last June I had a great experience team-teaching a week-long seminar on designing mobile apps at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI). Along with my colleagues from WSU Vancouver’s Creative Media and Digital Culture (CMDC) program, […]
Ok, so the title of this post may be misleading. I’m not certain I know what I’m doing, other than I’m doing #digiwrimo and #acwrimo this year. This means I’m going to focus on getting a metric shitte-tonne of writing done in the month of November. Follow the links above for the official rules, but […]
My #ALA12 Conference Report (Or how I discovered LITA, said goodbye to ACRL, and rediscovered a joy and engagement with library professional involvement) <!– Conference Report –> (tl;dr version: LITA has some kick-ass interest groups.) This year at the American Library Association’s annual meeting in Anaheim #ala12, I decided to change-up my standard method for […]