Comments for LITA Blog http://litablog.org Library and Information Technology Association Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:59:38 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on KonMari in Web Librarianship by Mike Cendejas http://litablog.org/2016/01/konmari-in-web-librarianship/comment-page-1/#comment-352243 Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:59:38 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8324#comment-352243 Very cool! I’d never heard of sketchnoting before but I looked it up and it looks like an awesome (and fun) way to keep notes. Do you have any of your sketchnotes posted online? I’d love to check them out sometime!

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Comment on There’s a Reason There’s a Specialized Degree by Quid Pro Quo: Librarians and Vendors – LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2016/01/theres-a-reason-theres-a-specialized-degree/comment-page-1/#comment-352240 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:51:59 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8515#comment-352240 […] Just last month my fellow blogger Bill Dueber talked about the importance of negotiating with vendor… Because I work hand in hand with vendors on an almost daily basis there’s a number of things I try to do to hold up my end of the bargain. There’s an article from 2010 on LIS Careers that talks about the Librarian/Vendor relationship. While not everything is relevant, it does have some good information in it (some of which I’ve pulled into this post). […]

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Comment on Self-Publishing, Authorpreneurs & Libraries by Latest Library Links 5th February 2016 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2016/02/selfpublishing/comment-page-1/#comment-352239 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:59:35 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8386#comment-352239 […] Self-publishing, authorpreneurs and libraries […]

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Comment on 6 Design Resources for Librarians by New 6 Design Resources for Librarians – Stephen's Lighthouse http://litablog.org/2016/01/6-design-resources-for-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-352205 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:05:01 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8448#comment-352205 […] 6 Design Resources for Librarians […]

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Comment on Which Test for Which Data, a new LITA web course by Latest Library Links 29th January 2016 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2016/01/which-test-for-which-data-a-new-lita-web-course/comment-page-1/#comment-352154 Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:25:21 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8510#comment-352154 […] Which test for which data – LITA web course […]

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Comment on 6 Design Resources for Librarians by Andromeda http://litablog.org/2016/01/6-design-resources-for-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-352087 Sat, 23 Jan 2016 11:47:38 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8448#comment-352087 I’ve gotten a lot of mileage out of The Non-Designer’s Design Book (which is exactly what it says on the tin, and does a great job breaking things down into simple, concrete rules for people like me who have no design intuition).

There’s a ton of sites that suggest good font pairings (easy to google for). And http://design-seeds.com/ has a bunch of preselected color palettes that you can browse by theme or search by color (in case like me you also can’t match colors to save your life).

And, of course, for web design, frameworks like Bootstrap and Foundation do a good job of incorporating layout & typography knowledge, so you can look like you know those things even if you don’t.

At my level of talent & skill it’s less about “coming up with great design” and more about “producing something reasonably professional and non-embarrassing” – but it turns out there are a lot of free resources to make that possible! Yay! Thanks, internet.

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Comment on Express Your Shelf by Latest Library Links 22nd January 2016 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2016/01/express-your-shelf/comment-page-1/#comment-352077 Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:26:18 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8439#comment-352077 […] Express yourshelf […]

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Comment on Flexing your instructional muscles: using technology to extend your reach beyond the classroom by Latest Library Links 22nd January 2016 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2016/01/flexing-your-instructional-muscles-using-technology-to-extend-your-reach-beyond-the-classroom/comment-page-1/#comment-352076 Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:25:27 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8340#comment-352076 […] Using technology to extend your reach beyond the classroom […]

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Comment on 6 Design Resources for Librarians by Latest Library Links 22nd January 2016 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2016/01/6-design-resources-for-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-352075 Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:25:04 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8448#comment-352075 […] Six design resources for librarians […]

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Comment on Brave New Workplace: Text Mining by Brave New Workplace: Your Homegrown CRM – LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/11/brave-new-workplace-text-mining/comment-page-1/#comment-351939 Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:26:22 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7902#comment-351939 […] an excellent starting point for this installment of Brave New Workplace, a multi-part LITA blog series on using tech tools to ease your entry into a new position. A CRM is a Customer Relationship […]

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Comment on KonMari in Web Librarianship by Kristin Briney http://litablog.org/2016/01/konmari-in-web-librarianship/comment-page-1/#comment-351925 Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:32:17 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8324#comment-351925 One solution to the conference notes issue is sketchnoting. My sketchnotes from old conferences do actually bring me happiness and compiling a whole notebook from multiple conferences is really cool. Otherwise, I’m with you on getting rid of old conference detritus.

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Comment on A Linked Data Journey: Interview with Julie Hardesty by Latest Library Links 8th January 2016 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2016/01/a-linked-data-journey-interview-with-julie-hardesty/comment-page-1/#comment-351884 Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:08:52 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8244#comment-351884 […] A linked data journey with Julie Hardesty […]

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Comment on KonMari in Web Librarianship by Latest Library Links 8th January 2016 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2016/01/konmari-in-web-librarianship/comment-page-1/#comment-351883 Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:08:11 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8324#comment-351883 […] KonMari in web librarianship […]

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Comment on LITA Bloggers Reflect on LITA Forum 2015 by Latest Library Links 11th December 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/12/lita-forum-2015/comment-page-1/#comment-351651 Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:15:34 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8153#comment-351651 […] LITA bloggers reflect on LITA Forum 2015 […]

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Comment on Quick, Clear, Concise: Communicating Effectively by Latest Library Links 4th December 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/12/quick-clear-concise-communicating-effectively/comment-page-1/#comment-351607 Fri, 04 Dec 2015 11:51:42 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8217#comment-351607 […] Quick, clear, concise: communicating effectively […]

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Comment on “Settling for a Job” and “Upward Mobility”: Today’s Career Paths for Librarians by marinir seo http://litablog.org/2015/11/settling-for-a-job-and-upward-mobility-todays-career-paths-for-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351602 Thu, 03 Dec 2015 07:51:00 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7506#comment-351602 Good day! I could have sworn I’ve visited this blog before but after looking at a few of the posts I realized it’s new to me. Anyhow, I’m certainly happy I discovered it and I’ll be book-marking it and checking back frequently!|

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Comment on A Linked Data Journey: Interview with Allison Jai O’Dell by Latest Library Links 27th November 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/11/a-linked-data-journey-interview-with-allison-jai-odell/comment-page-1/#comment-351547 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:07:32 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8093#comment-351547 […] A linked data journey: interview with Allison Jai O’Dell […]

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Comment on Agile Development: Building an Agile Culture by Latest Library Links 27th November 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/11/agile-development-building-an-agile-culture/comment-page-1/#comment-351546 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:06:56 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7509#comment-351546 […] Agile development: building an agile culture […]

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Comment on It’s a Brave New Workplace by Brave New Workplace: Text Mining | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/09/its-a-brave-new-workplace/comment-page-1/#comment-351533 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:00:12 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7838#comment-351533 […] can help you adapt and know a new workplace. In our previous two installments I’ve discussed my own techniques and approaches to learning about your coworkers’ needs and common goals. Today I’m […]

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Comment on A Linked Data Journey: Proof of Concept by Jacob Shelby http://litablog.org/2015/11/linked-data-journey-proof-of-concept/comment-page-1/#comment-351454 Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:26:39 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7503#comment-351454 Hi Ryan. Thanks for your comment! I don’t think I communicated the quoted part very clearly. There’s a mesh of terminology in this case. I agree that RDF is the common denominator and is a data model. I also agree that Dublin Core, MADS, etc are vocabularies. However, there’s a third component: formal specification/documentation/commitment to using a combination of vocabularies for describing resources using RDF. For example, you can choose to use dc:title, schema:name, and dct:versionOf when describing a resource, which isn’t completely achievable with straight-up XML. In some institutions this specification/documentation/commitment is called a data model. For instance, look at DPLA and Europeana. They have clear documentation and commitment to a specific set of combined vocabularies to use in their systems. DPLA refers to this as their metadata model; Europeana refers to it as their data model. That’s what I was referring to when I said “data model”.

Having messed with SPARQL, and in creating this Linked Data catalog record, I can say that you really do have to know a data provider’s “data model” (not the RDF data model) in order to successfully query their datasets. This can become quite compounded when you begin to query multiple data providers’ datasets, which is why I believe we, as a library community, will eventually need to commit to more standardization of “data models” in order for the Library Web of Data to work at high efficiency.

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Comment on Agile Development: Building an Agile Culture by Mike Cendejas http://litablog.org/2015/11/agile-development-building-an-agile-culture/comment-page-1/#comment-351451 Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:38:51 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7509#comment-351451 Very cool — personally, I like to consider myself to have an “Agile mindset”, but being a one-person shop, sometimes it’s difficult to put some of the more concrete elements of Agile development into practice.

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Comment on “Settling for a Job” and “Upward Mobility”: Today’s Career Paths for Librarians by Latest Library Links 13th November 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/11/settling-for-a-job-and-upward-mobility-todays-career-paths-for-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351371 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:59:13 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7506#comment-351371 […] “Settling for a job” and “upward mobility”: today’s career path for librarians […]

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Comment on “Settling for a Job” and “Upward Mobility”: Today’s Career Paths for Librarians by Angel http://litablog.org/2015/11/settling-for-a-job-and-upward-mobility-todays-career-paths-for-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351363 Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:13:38 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7506#comment-351363 “It couldn’t be a very good position if I was doing cataloging and reference, they’d say. The unsolicited advice I was given was “don’t settle for a job.”
I feel like this is the other side of the coin. Career trajectory is personal, but often it seems institutions are combining jobs for budget purposes, or hiring non librarians for librarian positions. It becomes an issue of what is fair in the profession, and what we’ll “settle” for in regards to pay, expectations, and experience.

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Comment on A Linked Data Journey: Proof of Concept by Ryan Shaw http://litablog.org/2015/11/linked-data-journey-proof-of-concept/comment-page-1/#comment-351351 Wed, 11 Nov 2015 13:28:27 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7503#comment-351351 Thanks for your post; I think it will be very helpful for people coming to grips with Linked Data. I want to respond to one point you make:

The second challenge is that in order to pull in third party Linked Data, I had to familiarize myself with each source’s data model (ex. Dublin Core, MADS). Almost every source’s metadata that I linked to had its own model…

I think it is useful to distinguish between data models and vocabularies. One of the nice things about Linked Data is that everyone is using the same data model: RDF. This makes it easy to combine data from different sources. But it is true that doing useful things with the combined data requires knowing something about, and mapping between, the various vocabularies, and familiarizing oneself with these can be a challenge. I agree that LibraryLand has more vocabularies than they need.

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Comment on Follow Up Post to: Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? by Coral http://litablog.org/2015/11/follow-up-post-to-is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351336 Tue, 10 Nov 2015 22:20:31 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8045#comment-351336 It’s weird that there’s been so much reaction to both of these posts on social media, but folks don’t seem to be commenting on the blog itself. Perhaps as a result, I’m not sure the author quite understood what people were upset about; some of the same assumptions from the first post seemed to have made their way into the second.

I agree with one premise of these posts: men in librarianship absolutely do get feminized by association, because librarianship is made up mostly of women (80/20 is the ratio that is generally tossed around) and is also associated with women in people’s minds.

I get that it’s probably difficult to talk about that without accidentally throwing one’s female (and other gender) colleagues under the bus. But I’d like to help this author try to do better in the future.

Let’s start with the obvious: it’s not acceptable to suggest that feminization is, in and of itself, a bad thing. What I assume was just a really poor attempt to be self-deprecating in the previous post, “I will … drink my tea with my pinkie sticking out,” is not so much self-deprecating as it is deprecating feminine people. But both posts reek of “people think male librarians are feminine, and that is bad,” with the quiet assumption underlying it that that’s because femininity is bad. It reads as if men are being robbed of their rightful higher status, by being equated with women. This was likely unintentional, but one can see why it would be upsetting.

One troubling premise is the idea that getting more men into librarianship–or raising their status?–is somehow the answer. (I take it as a premise because of the infographic showing that there are fewer men and the rather offensive question that served as the first post’s title.) Men already have elevated status within our field. The higher paid and higher-status jobs, such as directorships, are still going disproportionately to men(1), maybe in part because of assumptions like the author’s that technology is primarily male-dominated because it is competitive (a paraphrase from the previous post).

It’s also easy to read this post as suggesting that male librarians’ status is low when the rest of ours isn’t, or that it’s only a problem because it is affecting men. For example, “you must read all day” is certainly something the rest of us–librarians who are not male–hear more often than we’d like, too. I would argue that the problem is not that men are treated badly for being librarians, but rather that librarians of all genders are treated badly.

Smarter people than I have made longer comments than this about this post, and I would encourage the author to read those critiques with as open a mind as possible. It is hard to have people respond negatively to one’s writing, I know. But in this case the point that the author is trying to make is, I think, being obscured by some unintentional sexist overtones that some of us can’t ignore or move past. Writing about gender takes a lot of sensitivity to do well; and probably much more importantly, it requires the ability to listen to critique and show that you’ve learned from it.

1) http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2015/libleadgender/

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Comment on Follow Up Post to: Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? by Books and articles thud so nicely: a response to a lazy post about gender in library technology | Meta Interchange http://litablog.org/2015/11/follow-up-post-to-is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351290 Sat, 07 Nov 2015 03:47:25 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8045#comment-351290 […] has posted follow-up on the LITA blog. I am underwhelmed by the response — if in fact it’s actually a […]

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Comment on A Linked Data Journey: Proof of Concept by Latest Library Links 6th November 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/11/linked-data-journey-proof-of-concept/comment-page-1/#comment-351287 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:45:54 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7503#comment-351287 […] A Linked data journey: proof of concept […]

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Comment on Follow Up Post to: Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? by Latest Library Links 6th November 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/11/follow-up-post-to-is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351286 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:45:15 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=8045#comment-351286 […] Follow up post to: is technology bringing in more skillful male librarians […]

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Comment on Editorial Response to “Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians?” by Mike Kastellec http://litablog.org/2015/10/editorial-response-to-is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351266 Thu, 05 Nov 2015 03:21:27 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7942#comment-351266 I have no substantive comment on the controversy. I did want to tell you, though, Brianna, that I am fully behind this statement: “A level of trust and knowledge that a post may go through that elicits negative reactions is, in my opinion, just part of the trade-off.” Hear, hear. Keep up the great work.

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Comment on A Linked Data Journey: Introduction by A Linked Data Journey: Proof of Concept | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/09/a-linked-data-journey-introduction/comment-page-1/#comment-351218 Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:57:35 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7486#comment-351218 […] is part two of my Linked Data Series. You can find the first post here. Linked Data is still a very abstract concept to many. My goal in this series is to demystify the […]

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Comment on Editorial Response to “Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians?” by Brianna Marshall http://litablog.org/2015/10/editorial-response-to-is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351217 Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:02:47 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7942#comment-351217 As indicated by my response, the blog team – including myself, the author of the post, and the rest of the writers – are taking this seriously. Thanks Rod!

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Comment on Editorial Response to “Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians?” by rod http://litablog.org/2015/10/editorial-response-to-is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351183 Fri, 30 Oct 2015 22:37:45 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7942#comment-351183 As the editor, I hope you will take this seriously in your future publication decisions. Beyond the tone deafness and implications soaked in male privilege, the quality of everything from the writing to the infographic with no key shows how little thought may be going into what this blog produces.

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Comment on Passively Asking for Input: Museum Exhibits and Information Retention by Latest Library Links 30th October 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/10/passively-asking-for-input-museum-exhibits-and-information-retention/comment-page-1/#comment-351176 Fri, 30 Oct 2015 11:20:41 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7709#comment-351176 […] Museum exhibits and information retention […]

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Comment on Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know – 2, a LITA webinar by Latest Library Links 30th October 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/10/top-technologies-every-librarian-needs-to-know-2-a-lita-webinar/comment-page-1/#comment-351175 Fri, 30 Oct 2015 11:20:21 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7924#comment-351175 […] Top technologies every librarian needs to know – 2 (LITA Webinar, reg required) […]

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Comment on Editorial Response to “Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians?” by Books and articles thud so nicely: a response to a lazy post about gender in library technology | Meta Interchange http://litablog.org/2015/10/editorial-response-to-is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351127 Tue, 27 Oct 2015 01:24:03 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7942#comment-351127 […] Editorial Response to “Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians?” by Brianna Marshall. I look forward to Mr. Perez’s forthcoming follow-up. […]

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Comment on Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? by Editorial Response to “Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians?” | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/10/is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351110 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:34:53 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7917#comment-351110 […] Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? […]

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Comment on Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? by Heidi Blackburn http://litablog.org/2015/10/is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351108 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:21:22 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7917#comment-351108 Yes, technology is a factor in bringing males to the library profession. At least, it is for the 231 self-identified male Millennials from 37 LIS schools across the United States who participated in my PhD dissertation survey and interviews in 2013. My case study investigates what prompts male Millennials to join the historically stereotyped feminized library profession. The study addresses social, cultural, economic, and/or political factors that influence male Millennials to become professional librarians; the influence of technology on male Millennials currently enrolled in library and information science (LIS) graduate programs decisions to become professional librarians; and professional stereotypes male Millennials currently enrolled in LIS graduate programs encounter. I encourage you to read the study and contact me if you have any questions. The dissertation is posted via open access here: http://works.bepress.com/heidi_blackburn/29/

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Comment on Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? by Unambitious and incapable men in librarianship - Michael Schofield http://litablog.org/2015/10/is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351104 Mon, 26 Oct 2015 03:59:35 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7917#comment-351104 […] brief post by Jorge Perez – sharing D. Hicks’ data – about the stereotype of men in librarianship and the […]

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Comment on Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? by Blanket Statements [written in frustration] | Nimble Librarian http://litablog.org/2015/10/is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351083 Sat, 24 Oct 2015 18:03:48 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7917#comment-351083 […] pieces written by members of the LITA blog team that have NO association with the current post (http://litablog.org/2015/10/is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/). Yes we are a team but we don’t all have the same views, we don’t all agree on the […]

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Comment on Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? by Books and articles thud so nicely: a response to a lazy post about gender in library technology | Meta Interchange http://litablog.org/2015/10/is-technology-bringing-in-more-skillful-male-librarians/comment-page-1/#comment-351080 Sat, 24 Oct 2015 15:31:46 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7917#comment-351080 […] Case in point: Jorge Perez’s post on the LITA blog yesterday, Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians? […]

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Comment on Interacting with Patrons Through Their Mobile Devices :: NFC Tags by Latest Library Links, 23rd October 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/10/interacting-with-patrons-through-their-mobile-devices-nfc-tags/comment-page-1/#comment-351062 Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:26:19 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7497#comment-351062 […] Interacting with patrons through their mobile devices: NFC Tags […]

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Comment on Understanding Creative Commons Licensing by Understanding Creative Commons Licensing #CreativeCommons | bluesyemre http://litablog.org/2015/09/understanding-creative-commons-licensing/comment-page-1/#comment-350793 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:14:56 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7487#comment-350793 […] http://litablog.org/2015/09/understanding-creative-commons-licensing/ […]

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Comment on To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Scholarly Engagement and Twitter by Latest Library Links 3rd October 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/09/to-tweet-or-not-to-tweet-scholarly-engagement-and-twitter/comment-page-1/#comment-350708 Sat, 03 Oct 2015 18:58:31 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7489#comment-350708 […] Twitter and scholarly engagement […]

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Comment on Triaging Technologies by Latest Library Links 3rd October 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/09/triaging-technologies/comment-page-1/#comment-350707 Sat, 03 Oct 2015 18:58:08 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7488#comment-350707 […] Triaging technologies […]

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Comment on iPads in the Library by Managing iPads – The Volume Purchase Program | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/08/ipads-in-the-library/comment-page-1/#comment-350668 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:17:01 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6700#comment-350668 […] is part 2 in a series of managing iPads in the library. Part 1 (about the physical process of maintaining devices) was posted back in August. Part 3 (how to manage the software aspect of your devices) will come out next […]

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Comment on To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Scholarly Engagement and Twitter by To tweet or not to tweet: scholarly engagement ... http://litablog.org/2015/09/to-tweet-or-not-to-tweet-scholarly-engagement-and-twitter/comment-page-1/#comment-350646 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 20:52:38 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7489#comment-350646 […] I’ve been thinking a lot about scholarly engagement on Twitter lately, especially after reading Bonnie Stewart‘s latest blog post, “The morning after we all became social media gurus.” Based on her research and writing for her thesis, she weighs exactly what we as academic librarians and LIS professionals are getting out of digital scholarly engagement and how we measure that influence in terms of metrics. I’d like to unpack this topic a bit and open it up to a wider reader discussion in the comments section, after the jump!  […]

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Comment on A Linked Data Journey: Introduction by 55 Articles Every Librarian Should Read (Updated) | Heard Around the Stacks http://litablog.org/2015/09/a-linked-data-journey-introduction/comment-page-1/#comment-350629 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 20:49:19 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7486#comment-350629 […] Shelby, A. J. (n.d.). A linked data journey: introduction. Retrieved from http://litablog.org/2015/09/a-linked-data-journey-introduction/ […]

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Comment on Understanding Creative Commons Licensing by Understanding Creative Commons Licensing | LITA... http://litablog.org/2015/09/understanding-creative-commons-licensing/comment-page-1/#comment-350622 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:06:16 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7487#comment-350622 […] Understanding Creative Commons Licensing http://t.co/BglAQMg3Nw via @ALA_LITA  […]

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Comment on Understanding Creative Commons Licensing by Understanding Creative Commons Licensing | ACRO... http://litablog.org/2015/09/understanding-creative-commons-licensing/comment-page-1/#comment-350591 Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:06:19 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7487#comment-350591 […] Creative Commons (CC) is a public copyright license. What does this mean? It means it allows for free distribution of work that would otherwise be under copyright, providing open access to users. Creative Commons licensing provides both gratis OA licensing and libre OA licensing (terms coined by Peter Suber). Gratis OA is free to use, libre OA is free to use and free to modify. How does CC licensing benefit the artist? Well, it allows more flexibility with what they can allow others to do with their work. How does it benefit the user? As a user, you are protected from copyright infringement, as long as you follow the CC license conditions.  […]

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Comment on A Linked Data Journey: Introduction by Latest Library Links 25th September 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/09/a-linked-data-journey-introduction/comment-page-1/#comment-350586 Fri, 25 Sep 2015 10:35:23 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7486#comment-350586 […] A linked data journey: introduction […]

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Comment on Putting Pen to Paper by Latest Library Links 25th September 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/09/putting-pen-to-paper/comment-page-1/#comment-350585 Fri, 25 Sep 2015 10:34:38 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7484#comment-350585 […] Putting pen to paper […]

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Comment on Putting Pen to Paper by Hakukonekeisari http://litablog.org/2015/09/putting-pen-to-paper/comment-page-1/#comment-350552 Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:19:04 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7484#comment-350552 It’s really nice to see these kind of solutions for RFID & NFC. I can say that this technology has been a trend for 5 years in Finland. But I think anyone haven’t done anything great with this technology. Thanks for sharing this article!

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Comment on Putting Pen to Paper by Stephanie Piccino http://litablog.org/2015/09/putting-pen-to-paper/comment-page-1/#comment-350540 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 21:47:21 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7484#comment-350540 Thanks, David! My boyfriend raves about NFC on his Android phone so I am familiar with it, but I can’t wait to read your blog about it all the same!

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Comment on Interacting with Patrons Through Their Mobile Devices :: Image Scanning by Interacting with Patrons Through Their Mobile Devices | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/09/interacting-patrons-through-mobile-image-scanning/comment-page-1/#comment-350538 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:08:47 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7480#comment-350538 […] Interacting with Patrons Through Their Mobile Devices :: Image Scanning […]

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Comment on Putting Pen to Paper by David Kwasny http://litablog.org/2015/09/putting-pen-to-paper/comment-page-1/#comment-350537 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:06:20 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7484#comment-350537 Great article, Stephanie! The pen utilizes Near Frequency Communication (NFC) tag technology, which is a technology closely related to RFID, because it is a wireless radio communication standard. The main distinction between the two technologies is the maximum range of data exchange, NFC is around four inches and RFID is around 100 feet.

If you would like to know more about NFC, it is actually the technology I am featuring in my next LITA blog post in my series on interacting with patrons through their mobile devices. #shamelessplug

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Comment on Creating High-Quality Online Video Tutorials by Latest Library Links 18th September 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/09/creating-high-quality-online-video-tutorials/comment-page-1/#comment-350536 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 14:45:38 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7636#comment-350536 […] Creating high-quality online video tutorials […]

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Comment on Creating High-Quality Online Video Tutorials by Creating High-Quality Online Video Tutorials | LITA Blog | Ableton Expert Home Of Ableton SupportAbleton Expert Home Of Ableton Support | Tutorials , Tips & Tools For Ableton Live Users :) http://litablog.org/2015/09/creating-high-quality-online-video-tutorials/comment-page-1/#comment-350533 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:49:23 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7636#comment-350533 […] See more here: Creating High-Quality Online Video Tutorials | LITA Blog […]

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Comment on Get Involved in the National Digital Platform for Libraries by Latest Library Links 11th September 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/09/get-involved-in-the-national-digital-platform-for-libraries/comment-page-1/#comment-350503 Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:31:24 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7617#comment-350503 […] Get involved in the National Digital Platform for Libraries […]

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Comment on The Case for Open Tools in Pedagogy by Latest Library Links 4th September 2015 | Latest Library Links http://litablog.org/2015/09/the-case-for-open-tools-in-pedagogy/comment-page-1/#comment-350446 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 09:55:14 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7477#comment-350446 […] The case for open tools in pedagogy […]

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Comment on Required Reading by Program or be Programmed | E-learning | Scoop.it http://litablog.org/2015/08/required-reading/comment-page-1/#comment-350340 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:17:35 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7258#comment-350340 […] Stop what you’re doing and pick up a copy of Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age. Douglas Rushkoff’s 21st century call to arms ought to be required reading for librarians (not …  […]

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Comment on Taming the Beast: A Case for Task-Driven Projects by Caroline http://litablog.org/2015/08/taming-the-beast-a-case-for-task-driven-projects/comment-page-1/#comment-350303 Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:21:31 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7259#comment-350303 I’ve been a victim of project anxiety a time or two. Whenever I start a new big project I always have to take a deep breath and remind myself to follow the steps outlined in this article… 1)Identify desired endpoint 2)Figure out what you do and don’t know 3)Break everything down into small tasks 4)Attack! 5)Repeat. Also, seek advice from someone who has already done what you’re attempting to do if possible!

Okay, here is a fabulous & simple task-management/organization tool I love to pass along: WorkFlowy.com

It’s not often I can say an app has changed my life for the better, but WorkFlowy has. If you’re looking for an easy way to organize & track tasks, consider trying it out!

Richard Byrne of FreeTech4Teachers.com gives a concise review of WorkFlowy if you’d like another recommendation: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/04/workflowy-is-simple-task-management.html#.Vc4gNZdl2iw

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Comment on LITA 2015 Scholarships Winners by Andromeda http://litablog.org/2015/07/lita-2015-scholarships-winners/comment-page-1/#comment-350025 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:32:08 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7322#comment-350025 Congratulations, everyone!

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Comment on Dates: Or, the Continuing Frustration of Unnecessarily Ambiguous Metadata by Andromeda http://litablog.org/2015/07/marc_dates/comment-page-1/#comment-350024 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:31:40 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7247#comment-350024 I once stopped working on a toy project because I realized my data set contained “Simon and Schuster”, “Simon & Schuster”, and “Simon&Schuster”.

Not enough yak shears in the world.

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Comment on Agile Development: Sprint Review by Agile Development: Sprint Planning Meeting | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/06/agile-development-sprint-review/comment-page-1/#comment-349999 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:53:53 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6701#comment-349999 […] In my last post, I talked about the sprint review meeting; this month we look into planning a sprint. As I said last time, this meeting should be separate from the review, both to differentiate the two and to avoid meeting fatigue. […]

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Comment on Online Surveys in Libraries: Getting Started by Celia Emmelhainz http://litablog.org/2015/07/online-surveys-in-libraries-getting-started/comment-page-1/#comment-349992 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:17:21 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7193#comment-349992 Ruth, thanks so much for your thoughtful comments! It’s great to hear what has and hasn’t worked for you; I didn’t even realize Blackboard and Moodle have survey options, so that’s something for me to check out. As you point out, there aren’t a lot of great options for libraries that are both able to handle large, complex surveys and yet remain low-cost.

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Comment on Dates: Or, the Continuing Frustration of Unnecessarily Ambiguous Metadata by Eric Lease Morgan http://litablog.org/2015/07/marc_dates/comment-page-1/#comment-349910 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:22:57 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7247#comment-349910 Dates! Tell me about it. In their existing form, they are mostly unstable. Moreover, if I want to find the complete works of Thoreau, I can use an authority list to get his writing, but the dates range from his lifetime to the present day. “How many times I have I seen Plato’s Republic being published in 1986!?”

No doubt. Dates are REALLY badly represented in library metadata.

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Comment on Online Surveys in Libraries: Getting Started by Ruth Collings http://litablog.org/2015/07/online-surveys-in-libraries-getting-started/comment-page-1/#comment-349885 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:25:06 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7193#comment-349885 I agree with you that “survey fatigue” is definitely a problem for most library patrons. As a psychology undergraduate I was taught in my ethics course to consider the thought and effort you are asking your participants to give you against the value you expect from the results. If you consider things this way, a poorly-designed survey is actually harmful because there is no good result to justify the participant’s work.

I have used most of these options. Google Forms is very quick-and-dirty and really is more useful when you are gathering information like attendance at an event rather than anything you want to run statistics on. And big, textual datasets still crash Google Sheets sometimes.

LibSurveys I honestly gave up on pretty quickly. Until it gets much more robust and reliable it’s not really worth struggling with.

Blackboard and Moodle both have survey options integrated and work fairly well for obvious situations like communicating with a class. The output, however, is often difficult to manage and there are no analysis tools built in to the system that make sense outside of a quiz/test situation.

I haven’t used SurveyGizmo so now I’m going to try it out.

SurveyMonkey has limited functionality in the free version, but the paid version is quite robust. Its logical operations actually work and the output is usable. The question for most Canadian researchers is if they are legally required to keep their research data off of American servers.

Qualtrics is the most expensive by far, and definition offers the most options. It requires some learning to use to it to full effect, but its documentation is good. The only complaint I would have (aside from $$$) is that it is clearly designed for more marketing/qualitative research than scientific studies.

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Comment on Organizing Library Workflows with Asana by Michael Rodriguez http://litablog.org/2015/07/asana/comment-page-1/#comment-349849 Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:40:06 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7245#comment-349849 Someone on Twitter once said that librarians are the MacGyvers of the tech world. Yes.

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Comment on Organizing Library Workflows with Asana by Nimisha Bhat http://litablog.org/2015/07/asana/comment-page-1/#comment-349847 Tue, 14 Jul 2015 20:12:29 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7245#comment-349847 Agreed! I also think there’s a type of guerrilla-ingenuity that comes along with librarians utilizing technologies in order to solve problems. “Is it free? Can you easily present it to team members and stakeholders? Then do it!” is usually the attitude I’ve received in libraries, and it’s great.

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Comment on Organizing Library Workflows with Asana by Michael Rodriguez http://litablog.org/2015/07/asana/comment-page-1/#comment-349844 Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:13:30 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7245#comment-349844 I feel that librarians are infinitely more progressive in their embrace and useful implementation of technologies than the business sector is. I was vastly amused when I had to learn MS Project – Microsoft products, really? – for a business project management class I’m taking at MPOW (luckily, classes are free for employees). Meanwhile, I’m using Trello in my job. ¯\_(?)_/¯

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Comment on Disenfranchising Language in Library Technology by Disenfranchising Language in Library Technology... http://litablog.org/2015/06/disenfranchising-language-in-library-technology/comment-page-1/#comment-349604 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:43:06 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7208#comment-349604 […] Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Justin M. White. A post by the net librarian was making the rounds on Tumblr a while back and caught my eye. It was short, so I’ll quote most of it here: As a…  […]

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Comment on Letting Theory Influence Practice by kris http://litablog.org/2015/06/letting-theory-influence-practice/comment-page-1/#comment-349596 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:10:24 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6706#comment-349596 Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning: Instructional Literacy for Library Educators
Char Booth
Item Number: 978-0-8389-1052-8

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Comment on ALA appoints Jenny Levine next LITA Executive Director by ALA Appoints Jenny Levine as New LITA Executive Director | LJ INFOdocket http://litablog.org/2015/06/ala-appoints-jenny-levine-next-lita-executive-director/comment-page-1/#comment-349594 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:19:27 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7285#comment-349594 […] Learn More About Jenny Levine in the Complete Blog Post […]

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Comment on 3 Tips for Tech Empathy by Kelly Smith http://litablog.org/2015/06/3-tips-for-tech-empathy/comment-page-1/#comment-349549 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:31:25 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6689#comment-349549 I love the idea of having empathy, especially when helping people learn technology. Remembering the “tappers and listeners” study helps me to be kind and patient (most of the time :)

Here’s an article about it: https://hbr.org/2006/12/the-curse-of-knowledge

Excerpt: “The problem is that once we know something—say, the melody of a song—we find it hard to imagine not knowing it. Our knowledge has “cursed” us. We have difficulty sharing it with others, because we can’t readily re-create their state of mind.”

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Comment on Letting Theory Influence Practice by Lauren Hays http://litablog.org/2015/06/letting-theory-influence-practice/comment-page-1/#comment-349522 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:19:34 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6706#comment-349522 Thank you, Nathan! I’ll check these out.–Lauren

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Comment on Letting Theory Influence Practice by Nathan http://litablog.org/2015/06/letting-theory-influence-practice/comment-page-1/#comment-349485 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:53:00 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6706#comment-349485 Understanding Context by Andrew Hinton
Not Just Where to Click by Troy Swanson
Seven Complex Lessons for Education by Edgar Morin
Situated Cognition volumes; books by Wolff-Michael Roth, Jay Lemke, John Dewey, William James, Gunther Kress
http://www.jaylemke.com/feeling-meaning/
https://ioelondonblog.wordpress.com/

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Comment on Jobs in Information Technology: June 17, 2015 by Paige http://litablog.org/2015/06/jobs-in-information-technology-june-17-2015/comment-page-1/#comment-349259 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:48:43 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7176#comment-349259 Great information to know. Thanks for sharing!

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Comment on Build a Circuit & Learn to Program an Arduino in a Silicon Valley Hackerspace by Build a Circuit & Learn to Program an Ardui... http://litablog.org/2015/04/build-a-circuit-learn-to-program-an-arduino-in-a-silicon-valley-hackerspace/comment-page-1/#comment-349255 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 08:08:06 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6667#comment-349255 […] Panel of Inventors & Librarians Working Together for a More Creative Tomorrow A LITA Preconference at 2015 ALA Annual Register online for the ALA Annual Conference and add a LITA Preconference …  […]

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Comment on Contest: Great Library UX Ideas Under $100 by Congratulations to the LITA UX Contest Winners | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/05/contest-great-library-ux-ideas-under-100/comment-page-1/#comment-349150 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:55:37 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6766#comment-349150 […] results are in for LITA’s Contest: Great Library UX Ideas Under $100. Congratulations to winner Conny Liegl, Designer for Web, Graphics and UX at the Robert E. Kennedy […]

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Comment on Sunday Routines: Susan Sharpless Smith by Michael Rodriguez http://litablog.org/2015/06/sunday-routines-susan-sharpless-smith/comment-page-1/#comment-349143 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:12:58 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7090#comment-349143 This is an awesome new series! I’m really excited to see how it unfolds.

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Comment on LITA Annual Report, 2014-2015 by LITA Releases 2014-2015 Annual Report | LJ INFOdocket http://litablog.org/2015/06/lita-annual-report-2014-2015/comment-page-1/#comment-349131 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:24:55 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=7096#comment-349131 […] From a LITA Blog Post by LITA President, Rachel Vacek: […]

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Comment on Storify of LITA’s First UX Twitter Chat by Chat: UX Twitter Chat | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/05/storify-of-litas-first-ux-twitter-chat/comment-page-1/#comment-349128 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:23:16 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6878#comment-349128 […] Friday, May 15th, 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderators Amanda (@godaisies) and Haley (@hayleym1218), See Archive […]

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Comment on Build a Circuit & Learn to Program an Arduino in a Silicon Valley Hackerspace by Create, Build, Code and Hack with a choice of 4 LITA preconferences | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/04/build-a-circuit-learn-to-program-an-arduino-in-a-silicon-valley-hackerspace/comment-page-1/#comment-348933 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:00:23 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6667#comment-348933 […] Build a Circuit & Learn to Program an Arduino in a Silicon Valley Hackerspace: Panel of Inventor…. This workshop will convene at Noisebridge, a maker space in San Francisco. Clearly, it will be […]

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Comment on Navigating Conferences Like a Pro… When You’re a Rookie by Michael Rodriguez http://litablog.org/2015/05/navigating-conferences-like-a-pro-when-youre-a-rookie/comment-page-1/#comment-348886 Sat, 30 May 2015 22:27:08 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6919#comment-348886 As a new librarian myself (less than a year into my first professional position), I absolutely love to meet folks in library school, and I’ll happily put myself out there to further their success and be kind and appreciative. So yes, definitely don’t hang just with the people you already know. Even at workplace meetings, I never sit with my fellow librarians. I choose to sit with other faculty, with IT staff, even the receptionists. Because I need those relationships too.

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Comment on Navigating Conferences Like a Pro… When You’re a Rookie by Michael Rodriguez http://litablog.org/2015/05/navigating-conferences-like-a-pro-when-youre-a-rookie/comment-page-1/#comment-348885 Sat, 30 May 2015 22:22:41 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6919#comment-348885 Hi Ashley,
During my first presentations, I found that the key is to really know your topic – great for self-confidence – and to practice your talk in advance. Memorize your opening and closing lines/paragraphs – a strong start boosts your confidence for the rest of the talk. And remember that everybody in the audience is rooting for you, hardly anybody really notices if you stutter or drop your notes, and you are VERY unlikely to get tough or confrontational questions. As a rule, librarians are exceptionally nice people. But my #1 rule? Stand in the classic power pose for several minutes before your talk. It is the most amazing confidence booster. Check out this Ted Talk!

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Comment on Should LITA oppose Elsevier’s new sharing policy? by Andromeda Yelton http://litablog.org/2015/05/should-lita-oppose-elseviers-new-sharing-policy/comment-page-1/#comment-348830 Thu, 28 May 2015 20:34:22 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6913#comment-348830 Thank you to everyone who commented, here and elsewhere! By way of an update:

The overwhelming majority of feedback we received across a variety of channels, private and public, opposed this policy and supported LITA’s signing on to the statement. This mirrored the tone of the discussion among the Board, and we’ve voted to sign on.

There are some LITA members who do not support signing on to the statement as well, and I appreciate your willingness to disagree and engage in debate; we are all better off for having multiple points of view represented.

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Comment on Navigating Conferences Like a Pro… When You’re a Rookie by Ashley http://litablog.org/2015/05/navigating-conferences-like-a-pro-when-youre-a-rookie/comment-page-1/#comment-348802 Wed, 27 May 2015 00:02:35 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6919#comment-348802 How do you navigate the stress and anxiety of presenting at a professional conference? I have no problem leading a class of 80 or so students through the semester but the idea of being front and center at a conference is a little terrifying to me.

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Comment on Learn to Teach Coding – Webinar Recording by Katelyn Patterson http://litablog.org/2015/05/learn-to-teach-coding-webinar-recording/comment-page-1/#comment-348799 Tue, 26 May 2015 19:53:58 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6932#comment-348799 Thank you for posting this! I was just kicking myself for getting the time wrong.

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Comment on Learn to Teach Coding and Mentor Technology Newbies – in Your Library or Anywhere! by Learn to Teach Coding – Webinar Recording | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/05/learn-to-teach-coding-and-mentor-technology-newbies-in-your-library-or-anywhere/comment-page-1/#comment-348798 Tue, 26 May 2015 19:10:29 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6753#comment-348798 […] Learn to Teach Coding and Mentor Technology Newbies – in Your Library or Anywhere! […]

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Comment on Navigating Conferences Like a Pro… When You’re a Rookie by Andromeda Yelton http://litablog.org/2015/05/navigating-conferences-like-a-pro-when-youre-a-rookie/comment-page-1/#comment-348761 Sat, 23 May 2015 12:33:27 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6919#comment-348761 Nice tips!

I’d add the following three from my experience as a rookie, plus one from my experience as not-a-rookie-any-more:

1) Don’t just go everywhere with a group of friends you came with. Yes, having a group can really reduce the nervousness. But if you never leave the group, you’re missing out on the benefits of conferences – meeting people and joining networks you didn’t already know.

2) Volunteer to do stuff.

3) …especially if that stuff puts you on a stage, attaches your name to a work product others will see, etc.

4) And the not-a-rookie tip: experienced people want to meet you! It’s not just that you may have something to contribute from your more-recent education (although you do); it’s that plenty of more senior people are excited to meet the future of the field, to help out rising stars, to be able to use their power or networks or knowledge for others’ benefit.

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Comment on Should LITA oppose Elsevier’s new sharing policy? by Richard James (@DElibrarian) http://litablog.org/2015/05/should-lita-oppose-elseviers-new-sharing-policy/comment-page-1/#comment-348745 Fri, 22 May 2015 12:29:21 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6913#comment-348745 No. Authors are free to choose to publish in a journal that best reflects their interests and beliefs.

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Comment on Should LITA oppose Elsevier’s new sharing policy? by Michael Rodriguez http://litablog.org/2015/05/should-lita-oppose-elseviers-new-sharing-policy/comment-page-1/#comment-348734 Thu, 21 May 2015 23:58:06 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6913#comment-348734 Absolutely LITA should declare its opposition to Elsevier’s restrictive new policies.

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Comment on Should LITA oppose Elsevier’s new sharing policy? by Robert E. Lucore http://litablog.org/2015/05/should-lita-oppose-elseviers-new-sharing-policy/comment-page-1/#comment-348732 Thu, 21 May 2015 20:10:39 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6913#comment-348732 Yes. Please sign on and oppose this new “sharing” policy, which is actually about not sharing.

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Comment on Should LITA oppose Elsevier’s new sharing policy? by Craig Boman http://litablog.org/2015/05/should-lita-oppose-elseviers-new-sharing-policy/comment-page-1/#comment-348730 Thu, 21 May 2015 19:26:05 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6913#comment-348730 Yes. Please oppose.

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Comment on Chat: UX Twitter Chat by Storify of LITA’s First UX Twitter Chat | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/05/chat-ux-twitter-chat/comment-page-1/#comment-348682 Mon, 18 May 2015 11:18:48 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6772#comment-348682 […] May 29th, from 2-3 p.m. EDT, with moderator Bohyun (@bohyunkim). Use #litaux to participate. See this post for more info. Hope you can join […]

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Comment on Chat: UX Twitter Chat by User Experience (UX) Twitter Chat Series | RadicaLibrarian http://litablog.org/2015/05/chat-ux-twitter-chat/comment-page-1/#comment-348525 Fri, 08 May 2015 16:09:39 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6772#comment-348525 […] via Chat: UX Twitter Chat | LITA Blog. […]

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Comment on Chat: UX Twitter Chat by Events surrounding the LITA President’s Program at ALA Annual | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/05/chat-ux-twitter-chat/comment-page-1/#comment-348519 Fri, 08 May 2015 11:57:49 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6772#comment-348519 […] Chat: UX Twitter Chat […]

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Comment on Contest: Great Library UX Ideas Under $100 by Events surrounding the LITA President’s Program at ALA Annual | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/05/contest-great-library-ux-ideas-under-100/comment-page-1/#comment-348518 Fri, 08 May 2015 11:55:11 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6766#comment-348518 […] Contest: Great Library UX Ideas Under $100 […]

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Comment on LITA and ALA elections close on May 1, 2015 by LITA Updates, April 2015 | LITA Blog http://litablog.org/2015/04/lita-and-ala-elections-close-on-may-1-2015/comment-page-1/#comment-348322 Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:05:51 +0000 http://litablog.org/?p=6719#comment-348322 […] If your current LITA membership was activated by January 31, 2015, you qualify to vote. Sometime ago you received an email notice regarding the election. If you haven’t already voted, please do find that email from the ALA Election Coordinator. The ALA/LITA election ends on Friday, May 1 just before midnight. For more details, see the LITAblog post. […]

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