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A Dirty Word

This was the March post from our ALA monthly newsletter. The subject of this post is POWER. I really enjoyed working on this one because I was able to drag in some Communication theory. 742 more words

Are you and your job sitting in a tree K-I-S-S-I-N-G?

One of my many sidelines is serving as the chair of the Communications Committee for the Association of Legal Administrators- Austin Chapter (that was a mouth full). 937 more words

Hats Off to School Libraries!

2015 is  the 30th Anniversary of School Library Month (SLM)

The theme?  “Where Learning Never Ends.”  SLM is sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).   389 more words

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I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My Own

From the Georgia Library Association Carterette Series comes another fantastic free webinar, open to all:

I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My Own: Information Access and Civil Discourse in the Digital Age… 210 more words


Successful new professional development series for Latin America and the Caribbean

I am pleased to share an article I published on the website of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) with Sueli Mara Ferreira, a colleague from the University of Brazil and IFLA LAC, about our teamwork to present a free professional development online series for Latin America and the Caribbean in Portuguese and Spanish. 130 more words


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Librarianship in the 1940's

Check out this interesting, but brief, 1940s Library Timeline put forth by the American Library Association to give yourself some perspective on what it was like to be a librarian in this post-WWII era. 55 more words