Monthly Archives: July 2013

When you write, hold on tight to your copyrights

I learned a valuable lesson yesterday. Always, always, always ask for a copy of the copyright agreement before you write for somebody’s blog. It’s better to say ‘no’ upfront than it is to operate under misunderstandings. I also learned that … Continue reading

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Sharing the “Librarian Job Ad Drinking Game”

This has been floating around on Facebook, and thanks to one of my fellow head editors for INALJ, Sandra Hoyer, I now know who to credit for this awesome game. Mr. Library Dude, you deserve many, many kudos. My favorite … Continue reading

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Bridging Deaf Cultures @ Your Library (ALA2013)

I attended the Bridging Deaf Cultures @ Your Library presentation/discussion during ALA2013, and definitely enjoyed learning more about the special interest group and the idea of setting up a Deaf Cultural Digital Library in every state. Alec McFarlane was an … Continue reading

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ALA Battledecks = library presentations + ‘Whose Line’

“You need to go to Battledecks!” a Facebook acquaintance of mine told me. Battledecks? I’d seen people talk about it on ALA ThinkTank on Facebook, but figured it was something akin to D&D, and way beyond my ken. The definition … Continue reading

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ALA2013: A first-timer’s first impression

Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be writing posts about things I learned during #ALA2013 (formerly #ALA13). I will also set up a book-review tab or a feed from Goodreads (or both), because I SWEAR I will do my … Continue reading

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