Category Archives: Connections

A Future Librarian’s Promise

Note from Michael – Carlie was a WISE student taking the Hyperlinked Library awhile ago. Carlie wrote this post as part of her course blogging and we shared it at my blog. She just reminded me about it and I thought I would share with you all as we wind down. I’ve been reflecting on what kind of […]

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 […]

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 […]

💁🏛💻📚👌💡

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 […]

Job Posting from The Bubbler Madison

Hey all – take a look at this job from last spring at The Bubbler: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1366770 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is highly responsible, advanced-level programmatic support work to support The Bubbler at Madison Public Library.  The Bubbler is a maker-focused program for all ages that stretches across the Madison Public Library system including nine libraries and […]

News: ALASC Elections

Hey all – @mjostock asked me to share this with you all. I have to say this type of experience as part of your LIS education can be helpful. You may decide you want to play an active role in ALA as a professional: committees, working groups, etc.