Books, Collection Development, Conferences

Inside the locked room, part 1 – #ALAMW12

As reported last April, I'm serving on YALSA's Excellence in Non-fiction for Young Adults committee. My term started November 1, 2011 and will end in January 2013 when we make those exciting phone calls - and in between there'll be much discussion and reading. Liz Burns, on the outgoing committee, explains our charge and the… Continue reading Inside the locked room, part 1 – #ALAMW12

Conferences, Life Related, Metablogging, Professional organizations, Work Stuff

2011 Round-up, part two

This year was filled with highlights and a few lowlights - but why dwell on the latter? The most important thing for me this year was learning with, and from, my friends, peers and colleagues. Some are librarians, some administrators, others teachers or "civilians": my professional life has been made richer by knowing them. Note… Continue reading 2011 Round-up, part two