Category Archives: Conferences

Friendship and Community

This post could also be called “My Love Letter to my Library Friends and my Profession, post-ACRL 2015 Conference. Before ACRL, I had been struggling to really explain our online librarian community to others at work. Have you ever tried to explain to a non-library colleague how important “Library Twitter” is for your sanity, your … Continue reading Friendship and Community

How Did We Get Here? The Rise and (Hopefully) Fall of Rockstar Librarians

I should start off by saying that my hope is that soon the era of rockstar librarians comes to an end. We brought them into this world and we’ll have to take┬áthem out. I keep racking my brain about this week’s drama in librarianship. One librarian is suing two others. You know the story. I … Continue reading How Did We Get Here? The Rise and (Hopefully) Fall of Rockstar Librarians

In Defense of Attending ALA

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of “I don’t go to ALA because it’s not worth it” sort of “stuff” online and I have been thinking a lot about writing a post about librarians and continuing education/conferences/money, so here’s what I dumped out of my brain onto the blog. First, if *I* am the one … Continue reading In Defense of Attending ALA