Month: April 2017

Libraries Are For Everyone

Hi all – Just wanted to share this with you: Libraries Are For Everyone One of the bestest-best things that has happened as a result of having this blog is that I get to connect with librarians from all over the world. It’s just flat-out awesome. And sometimes those connections lead to a collaboration like what just recently […]

SOTES Open Soon

Greetings all. Here is official information from the university about SOTES. I appreciate your feedback and participation in SOTEs. Subject:     Spring 2017 SOTES (Student Opinion of Teaching Effectiveness)  will run from:     Wednesday May 3rd – Tuesday May 16th. The dates are set by the University not by the School of Information.     The link to […]

Class Social Hour Thoughts?

Hello all – I want to schedule one more informal social time at the end of the semester. What works best for you all? I want to get a sense of who could or would like to attend. Sometime during the week of May 8th – late afternoon or early evening PT? (I have a […]

Share Your Director’s Brief Here

Please share your Director’s Brief URL here for everyone to explore. I’m very excited to read them. I will be working on grading all week. Will give you an update when to see grades in Canvas. Because of the extension many of you took advantage of, we’ll see posts throughout the week. Be sure to […]

Director’s Brief Extensions

Hey all – if you are swamped with other classes or life, please email me. I am happy to offer a couple of extra days for the Brief.  That said, they can also be posted anytime if you are done early. Remember: This will be your most polished, detailed and well-presented work of the semester. 🙂


Hey all – hope you are having a good weekend. Been pondering emojis a bit more in light of some of your blogs. Here are my most used at this moment in time: It does say a lot about current events in one’s life! In other news that you could decode from above: Dozer had […]

New Column: Libraries in Balance

Hello all – I have a new column up at Library Journal. It’s called Libraries in Balance. Using and offering access to technology —new and old—are part of what we do. This is literacy just like reading is. I can understand the disconnect and mixed signals, but those same people need to learn about digital […]

Housekeeping: Director’s Brief

Hey all – I had a couple of questions about the Director’s Brief assignment. In the text of the brief, you’ll be sharing the results of your literature search. It becomes part of your narrative. These citations will be included in a references or bibliography section. From the assignment page: The Director’s Brief gives you the […]