Had the pleasure of presenting a program at PLA 2014 with Anne Slaughter and Brodie Austin. Please enjoy our slidedeck.
Back in 2010, I blogged about leaving a library I love to accept a new challenge. A little more than three years later, I have similar news to share! I recently accepted an offer to return to Skokie Public Library in mid-October and become their Deputy Director. There are some exciting things happening at Skokie and I … Continue reading Back to the Future
Great day at the first-ever Chicagoland Library Unconference, full of networking and talking shop with a lot of bright, dedicated people who seriously care about making libraries better. We were lucky to have a photographer taking shots throughout the day, and those will be uploaded to our flickr page soon, but I wanted to share a camera … Continue reading The Art of the Unconference
Library Journal recently named me one of its Movers & Shakers for 2012, specifically recognizing me as a “tech leader” for my work with digital media labs at both Skokie Public Library and Arlington Heights Memorial Library. I’m honored to be part of a group that includes friends like Leah White and Nate Hill, but … Continue reading Moving and Shaking Together
Here are my slides from a presentation I gave at the ILA 2011 Conference. I was asked to talk about the future of reference, so my approach was to provide my perspective of where we find ourselves today and talk about several opportunities for reference librarians moving forward. If you weren’t at the presentation, these … Continue reading Reference 2021