During June 2014

Thomas @ ALA Annual 2014

“I want you to know that we’re on our way to Las Vegas to find the American Dream…this is a very ominous assignment-with overtones of personal danger.” Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas The show so far: It’s hot. But it’s a dry heat, you say? Shya. At 110, hot is just... more

ALA 2014 according to Hu….(I can’t think of a catchy title for this.)

I know, I know, it’s Vegas, and I should have a catchy title for this post. Alas no catchy title, but hopefully some good content! Friday started with a 6am run on the strip, followed by an online meeting about flipping my Lib210 class. (During this meeting I discovered that my iPhone hot spot and... more

2014 American Theological Library Association Annual Conference

Last week I headed to New Orleans for the ATLA Annual Conference. I had never been to New Orleans before, so a big “thank you” to Roz, Jeff, Meghan, and Rebecca, who gave me some great recommendations! “Common Ends: Libraries, Imagination, and the Conflict of Values in the Digital Moment”-Joe Lucia, Temple University After the... more

2014 Archives Leadership Institute (Decorah, Iowa) by Tanya

I recently attended the second iteration of the Archives Leadership Institute (ALI), hosted by Luther College and located in Decorah, Iowa (I participated in the 2008 ALI held in Madison, WI). Funded by the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC), the goal for the Institute is to “bring to tomorrow’s leaders the insights and... more

NCLA GRS Annual Meeting & Workshop

Recently, I attended the NCLA Government Resources Section Annual Meeting & Workshop. This event was held on the campus of Elon University and was sponsored by the Carol Grotnes Belk Library. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet with colleagues, and discuss current issues and upcoming changes within the Federal Depository Library Program and the... more

9th Annual Metrolina Library Association Conference

As Mary mentioned in her post, I’ll be covering the sessions I attended on my own, as well as two sessions that we attended together: the plenary session and the first session. The plenary session was by Paul Jones, Director of ibiblio and a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill. His presentation was an overview of the... more

Metrolina Library Association’s 9th Annual Conference

Last week, Kaeley and I attended the Metrolina conference in Charlotte. It was different from prior Metrolina conferences in that it was held on the campus of Central Piedmont Community College rather than at Johnson & Wales Univ. in downtown Charlotte. The conference center served as our venue and did so very well. The conference... more

NC-BIG Camp @ UNC-G 2014

NC-BIG Camp had the coolest name tags ever! Designed by Kyle and printed by Craig Fansler. On Friday, May 30 Hu, Amanda, Kyle, and Joy traveled to UNC-Greensboro to attend the second annual meeting of NC-BIG. NC-BIG is sponsored by the Bibliographic Instruction section of the North Carolina Library Association. Kyle was on the steering... more

NC-LITe at UNC-Charlotte May 2014

On Wednesday, May 28, Joy, Amanda, Kyle, and Kaeley traveled to UNC-Charlotte’s Atkins Library to attend the biannual meeting of NC-LITe. In order to keep from repeating ourselves, this post is combined into one. For those of you who need a refresher on the NC-LITe, this is a biannual “unconference” that brings together college librarians... more


Related Information

Section Navigation